Total Enrollment
19,700
Undergraduate
17,792
Graduate
1,908
Men Students
10,245
Women Students
9,455

2020 Student Population

A total of 19,700 students have enrolled at University of California-Santa Cruz - 17,792 undergraduate and 1,908 graduate.
By gender, 10,245 male and 9,455 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 19,093 full-time students and 607 part-time students.
The number of students at University of California-Santa Cruz is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University of Wisconsin-Madison and Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus, its population is small (average population is 39,194).

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 10,245 male and 9,455 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 1.08 to 1 and the ratio is extremely higher (less women students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total17,79217,255537
Men9,1818,878303
Women8,6118,377234
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total1,9081,83870
Men1,0641,01351
Women84482519

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 6,187 White students (31.41%) and 5,129 Hispanic students (26.04%) at University of California-Santa Cruz(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at University of California-Santa Cruz.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at University of California-Santa Cruz
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native1477
Asian3,9702,2551,715
Black or African American338140198
Hispanic4,9102,0842,826
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander29821
White5,3992,8272,572
Two or More Races1,429743686
Race/Ethnicity Unknown30921396
Total 17,7929,1818,611
Population by Race/Ethnicity at University of California-Santa Cruz
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native330
Asian1588177
Black or African American251213
Hispanic219116103
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White788426362
Two or More Races954154
Race/Ethnicity Unknown1026438
Total 1,9081,064844

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 17,323 students whose age under twenty five and 910 students whose age is over thirty years old at University of California-Santa Cruz.
Especially, 361 students are younger than eighteen and 6 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at University of California-Santa Cruz.

Enrollment by Student Age Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Student Age at University of California-Santa Cruz
TotalMenWomen
Total17,792 9,1818,611
Under 18361 175186
18-196,875 3,4783,397
20-217,111 3,6023,509
22-242,476 1,3671,109
25-29696 408288
30-34161 9467
35-3967 3730
40-4926 1115
50-6418 810
65 and over1 10
Total 17,792 9,1818,611
Population by Student Age at University of California-Santa Cruz
TotalMenWomen
Total1,908 1,064844
20-2135 2114
22-24465 277188
25-29771 437334
30-34407 208199
35-39126 6462
40-4975 3738
50-6424 159
65 and over5 50
Total 1,908 1,064844

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At University of California-Santa Cruz, 853 students (4.33% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 0 students live in California where University of California-Santa Cruz is located in and 0 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total19,70017,7921,908
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes000
Enrolled Some in Online Classes8538530
Not Enrolled in Online Classes18,84716,9391,908
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)000
California Residents000
Other State in U.S.000
Outside of U.S.000
Unknown000

Online Enrollment Chart