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UCs pondering increasing number of out of state students

Will the University of California offer more spaces to Out of state students to cover budget shortfall? I am not sure how they can, given the huge demands from their own students. 

If they dramatically increase the number of out of state students the potential political backash could be huge. As the LA Times reports, there is growing interest, especially since they profit about 10,000 dollars per out of state student:

“We ought to look at it,” she said. “Because I believe it is in the financial benefit of the university in the long run, I like to keep an open eye to all options.”

Out-of-state students generally are held to higher admissions standards, which can boost a campus’ average GPA and SAT scores and national rankings.