UC San Diego Sees Increase in Black Freshmen

June 30, 2010

The University of California at San Diego will enroll 68 black freshmen this year, up from 50 last fall, and new black transfer students will number 87, up from 46. While the Los Angeles Times noted that those figures are still relatively low, representing less than 2 percent of total enrollment, the increases are notable because of racial incidents and protests in the last year that many feared would discourage new black students from enrolling.

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