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About University of California-Santa Cruz

University of California-Santa Cruz is a Public, 4 years college located in Santa Cruz, California.
It has a total enrollment of 19,700 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The acceptance rate at University of California-Santa Cruz is 51.00% last year (undergraduate school).
University of California-Santa Cruz is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission.
Address1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1011
Net Price
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of University of California-Santa Cruz is 51.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 13.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate51.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)13.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$105

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at University of California-Santa Cruz, for academic year 2019-2020 is $14,025 for California residents and $43,779 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $13,850 for California residents and $28,952 for out-of-students.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$14,025$43,779
Graduate Tuition & Fees$13,850$28,952

Student Population

At University of California-Santa Cruz, total 19,700 are attending classes. UC Santa Cruz has 17,792 students and the graduate school has 1,908 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students19,700
Undergraduate Students17,792
Graduate Students1,908

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs139 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
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On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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