Outcomes at UC Santa Cruz

Graduation Rate
75.02%
Transfer-out Rate
4.62%
Retention Rate
88.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at University of California-Santa Cruz is 75.02% last year which is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. 2,468 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 3,290 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is average where the average graduation rate of the schools is 84.10%.
The transfer-out rate is 4.62% that is much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. The retention rate (full-time students) is 88% that is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

The next table summarizes the outcome measures with the number of students at University of California-Santa Cruz. 2,468 students have completed and 152 students have transferred out to other institutes. In addition, 19 students still enrolled and 651 students have left the school before completing their studies.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalBachelor's or Equivalent
Total (Candidates)3,2903,290
Completers2,468
(75.02%)
2,468
Transfer-out152
(4.62%)
152
Still Enrolled19
(0.58%)
19
No Longer Enrolled651
(19.79%)
651

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

The below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by completion time. The number in parenthesis denote the graduation rate for the corresponding students. The numbers and rate for the 125% and 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and graduate rate for that period. For example, 1,712 students have completed in 4 years and additional 646 students have completed in the 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree)
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)1,712
(52.04%)
695
(46.58%)
1,017
(56.56%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)646
(19.64%)
342
(22.92%)
304
(16.91%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)110
(3.34%)
59
(3.95%)
51
(2.84%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total75.02% (2,468/3,290) 73.46% (1,096/1,492) 76.31% (1,372/1,798)
American Indian or Alaska Native50.00% (1/2) - (0/0) 50.00% (1/2)
Asian80.52% (525/652) 77.92% (247/317) 82.99% (278/335)
Black (Non-Hispanic)69.88% (58/83) 73.33% (22/30) 67.92% (36/53)
Hispanic72.38% (823/1,137) 68.23% (305/447) 75.07% (518/690)
White76.69% (773/1,008) 76.80% (384/500) 76.57% (389/508)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander37.50% (3/8) 100.00% (1/1) 28.57% (2/7)
Two or More Race69.83% (162/232) 69.31% (70/101) 70.23% (92/131)
Unknown72.55% (37/51) 70.00% (21/30) 76.19% (16/21)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity

Advertisement

Similar Colleges to UC Santa Cruz