All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

12,033 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 The University of Texas at Dallas and Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus, the percentage of students who received financial aid is average (the average of the schools is 63.60%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $17,161 and the average loan amount is $5,791. The average financial aid amount is 39.16% of tuition & fees based on out-of-state rate (tuition & fees: $43,824).

Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid12,033 69%$206,494,380$17,161
Pell Grants5,599 32%$26,480,677$4,730
Federal Students Loans6,079 35%$35,204,384$5,791

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), 2,410 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 $16,091 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $6,332.
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 Aid2,42766%--
Grant or scholarship aid2,410 65%$38,780,086$16,091
Federal Grants1,991 54%$6,155,148$3,091
Pell Grants996 27%$4,900,080$4,920
Other Federal Grants1,939 52%$1,255,068$647
State/Local Grants1,504 41%$16,089,001$10,697
Institutional Grants1,962 53%$16,535,937$8,428
Student Loans1,326 36%$8,396,486$6,332
Federal Student Loans1,261 34%$5,906,814$4,684
Other Student Loans643 17%$2,489,672$3,872

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--$29,169,435$17,995
0 - $30,000490 489$12,194,496$24,887
$30,001 - $48,000279 277$6,661,429$23,876
$48,001 - $75,000296 294$6,026,091$20,358
$75,001 - $110,000208 201$2,817,349$13,545
$110,001 - more348 207$1,470,070$4,224

Paid Tuition Rates by Residency

At University of California-Santa Cruz, for the first-time/full-time students, 3,049 students have paid in-state rate of tuition and 651 students have paid out-of-state tuition rate.
# of Students
In-District Rate0
In-State Rate3,049
Out-of-State Rate651
Un-known0

Number of Students by Living Arrangement (Freshmen)

At University of California-Santa Cruz, 1,537 full-time/first-time students live on-campus such as dormitory and campus-owned apartments, and 26 students live off-campus. In addition, 344 students live with their family.
# of Students
Living On-Campus1,537
Living Off-Campus26
Living with Family344
Un-known5