Financial Aid Amount Received
$18,500 (42.26% of tuition & fees)
Percent of Financial Aid Received
69% of 17,792 students

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

12,056 undergraduate students (69% of all students) have received grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans at University of California-Santa Cruz. The percentage of students who received financial aid higher compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.
Compare to similar schools in rankings such as University of Central Florida and Ohio State University-Main Campus, the percentage of students who received financial aid is average (the average of the schools is 65.40%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $18,500 and the average loan amount is $5,806. The average financial aid amount is 42.26% of tuition & fees based on out-of-state rate (tuition & fees: $43,779).

Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid12,056 69%$223,036,860$18,500
Pell Grants6,548 37%$30,401,913$4,643
Federal Students Loans7,438 42%$43,183,793$5,806

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid Comparison Chart

First-time (full-time) Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the full-time, first-time undergraduate students (freshmen, in most cases), 2,645 students have received one or more types of financial aid at University of California-Santa Cruz.
The average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid is $17,597 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $5,887.
The following table shows the financial data by type of aid at University of California-Santa Cruz.

First-time Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid2,84270%--
Grant or scholarship aid2,645 65%$46,545,074$17,597
Federal Grants1,229 30%$5,776,604$4,700
Pell Grants1,229 30%$5,768,631$4,694
Other Federal Grants5 0%$7,973$1,595
State/Local Grants1,746 43%$19,092,242$10,935
Institutional Grants2,408 60%$21,676,228$9,002
Student Loans1,720 43%$10,125,051$5,887
Federal Student Loans1,618 40%$7,646,116$4,726
Other Student Loans794 20%$2,478,935$3,122

Financial Aid by Income Level

The following table summarizes the number of schools receiving financial aid and its average amount by income levels at University of California-Santa Cruz.
Income Level# of Students# of Students Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
All Income Level--$35,652,543$18,283
0 - $30,000598 598$15,177,843$25,381
$30,001 - $48,000342 342$8,226,979$24,055
$48,001 - $75,000378 377$7,719,714$20,423
$75,001 - $110,000258 248$3,357,264$13,013
$110,001 - more374 196$1,170,743$3,130

Paid Tuition Rates by Residency

At University of California-Santa Cruz, for the first-time/full-time students, 3,439 students have paid in-state rate of tuition and 600 students have paid out-of-state tuition rate.
# of Students
In-District Rate0
In-State Rate3,439
Out-of-State Rate600
Un-known0

Number of Students by Living Arrangement (Freshmen)

At University of California-Santa Cruz, 2,167 full-time/first-time students live on-campus such as dormitory and campus-owned apartments, and 14 students live off-campus. In addition, 37 students live with their family.
# of Students
Living On-Campus2,167
Living Off-Campus14
Living with Family37
Un-known0