University of California-Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California

Overview

Address1156 High St
School Websitewww.ucsc.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingNo
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of California-Santa Cruz is a large public, 4-year college based in Santa Cruz, undefined that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 56,586 students applied to University of California-Santa Cruz. Of those students, 26,803 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of California-Santa Cruz was $11,442, in addition to fees of $2,518. This number excludes room and board. The school does not provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend University of California-Santa Cruz.

University of California-Santa Cruz has a 74% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The University of California-Santa Cruz acceptance rate is 47%. To put this into perspective, 26,803 of the 56,586 students who applied to University of California-Santa Cruz in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of California-Santa Cruz is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of California-Santa Cruz had an SAT score between the range of 1,190 and 1,400. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of California-Santa Cruz was between 26 and 32 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to University of California-Santa Cruz as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At University of California-Santa Cruz, the tuition for in-state residents is $11,442. Combined with fees of $2,518, room and board costs of $16,448, other expenses of $4,720 and the $1,089 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $42,952 in tuition.

Students at University of California-Santa Cruz are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of California-Santa Cruz was $4,700 last year. with 30% of students were awarded federal aid.

University of California-Santa Cruz Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio19:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to University of California-Santa Cruz.

University of California-Santa Cruz has a good gender split, with 48% of undergraduates being female and 52% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are undefined residents; in fact, 80% of all students reside in undefined. However, 4% of students come from out-of-state and 15% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at University of California-Santa Cruz is 19:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of California-Santa Cruz to thrive in your studies.

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