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University of California Santa Cruz

Overview

Student Population
19,457
National Rank
#127
University of California Santa Cruz overview
Location Santa Cruz, California
Online ucsc.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
University of California Santa Cruz overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Santa Cruz, California, University of California Santa Cruz is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 52,969 prospective students applied, and 26,984 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,048 enrolled in the school.  18,892 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 565 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $11,502 plus fees of $2,518. UCSC is ranked 127 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Very High 
University of California Santa Cruz overview
SAT 1230/1400
ACT 26/31
Applications Accepted
50.9% 
University of California Santa Cruz overview
Applications Due Nov 30, 2018
Applicant Competition Average

Annual Cost to Attend

California Resident Tuition
$11,502
In State Costs for University of California Santa Cruz
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,152
Other Fees$2,518
Room and Board $16,055
Budget for Other Expenses$4,813
Total One Year Cost$36,040
Out of State Tuition
$39,516
Out of State Costs for University of California Santa Cruz
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,152
Other Fees$2,518
Room and Board $16,055
Budget for Other Expenses$4,813
Total One Year Cost$64,054

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$50,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
73% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of California Santa Cruz students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 17%
Biology 14%
Psychology 11%
Visual and Performing Arts 10%
Business 9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110714 IPEDS survey data for University of California Santa Cruz.