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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 19,161 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 25 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 65.00% 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 65.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 13.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate65.00 %
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 19,161 are attending classes. Among them, 16,945 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. UC Santa Cruz has 17,207 students and the graduate school has 1,954 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students19,161
Undergraduate Students17,207
Graduate Students1,954
Online Enrollment16,945

Offered Degrees and Programs

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

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

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

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