The expressed goal in current law is that all Californians should be afforded the opportunity to receive a college education. The Master Plan for Higher Education, originally adopted by the Legislature in 1960, has served as the state's higher education roadmap. This report describes the state's admissions policies and practices, and assesses how they relate to the Master Plan. While we conclude that the Master Plan's commitment to access can be maintained even in the current fiscal environment, this will require some adjustments in current policies and practices.
The Master Plan at 50: Guaranteed Regional Access Needed for State UniversitiesOther Jun 28, 2004
[PDF] Where Are the State’s Universities Relative to Their Master Plan Eligibility Targets?Report Feb 18, 2004
Higher Education Admissions and Enrollment