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University of California Santa Cruz


Overview

Student Population
19,457
Best Colleges National Rank
#127
 Location Santa Cruz, California
 Online ucsc.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Large
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered 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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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
Test Scores
SAT ACT
SAT1230/1400
ACT26/31
Applications Accepted
50.9%
Applications DueNov 30, 2018
Applicant CompetitionAverage

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%

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