The university system also increased the number of first-generation, low-income and California Community College transfer students admitted this year.
In this pandemic time of mainly online classes, some UC campuses may see enrollment drops in the fall.
This year, the UC System decided to admit as many students as possible to meet enrollment targets and student preferences.
Nestor Fletes, 18, is one of the Latino students admitted to UC Berkeley and UC Santa Cruz, but will ultimately attend Cal State LA.
Offers to white students decreased by one percentage point to 21% of admitted students.