University of California regents to vote on higher admissions GPA

09/23/2004 | San Francisco Chronicle

University of California's Board of Regents is expected to vote today on a plan to raise the required grade point average for admissions from 2.8 to 3.0. Although the proposal aims to pare down the pool of eligible applicants, some argue that raising the bar will make it harder for black and Hispanic students, who are already underrepresented at UC, to gain admission.

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