UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley enjoyed a 13% increase in overall applications, and slight increase in in-state applications.

A man was hospitalized after lighting himself on fire at the University of California, Berkeley on Wednesday afternoon.

University of California Police Department officers were called just after 4:15 p.m. to the area of Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue, near the university's Sproul Plaza, on reports "of a person on fire walking" near the intersection, according to a department statement.