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#8 Best Public Universities in California

UCSC Comparisons

Santa Cruz, California

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Curious how University of California Santa Cruz stacks up against other colleges? Compare UCSC to any three other US colleges using the College Simply compare tool, or compare with some of the pre-selected schools below.

Compare with California Public Colleges

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University of California Los Angeles

Equivalent in-state tuition
39% lower acceptance rate


S
San Diego State University

$5,700 lower in-state tuition
17% lower acceptance rate


C
University of California Irvine

Equivalent in-state tuition
24% lower acceptance rate


C
University of California Berkeley

Equivalent in-state tuition
35% lower acceptance rate


C
University of California Santa Barbara

Equivalent in-state tuition
21% lower acceptance rate


C
University of California Davis

Equivalent in-state tuition
12% lower acceptance rate


S
San Jose State University

$5,700 lower in-state tuition
13% higher acceptance rate


C
California State University Long Beach

$5,700 lower in-state tuition
12% lower acceptance rate


C
University of California San Diego

Equivalent in-state tuition
20% lower acceptance rate


C
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

$5,700 lower in-state tuition
23% lower acceptance rate


C
California State University Fullerton

$5,700 lower in-state tuition
2% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California Riverside

Equivalent in-state tuition
6% higher acceptance rate


C
California State University Chico

$5,700 lower in-state tuition
21% higher acceptance rate


S
Sonoma State University

$5,700 lower in-state tuition
40% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California Merced

Equivalent in-state tuition
21% higher acceptance rate


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Humboldt State University

$5,700 lower in-state tuition
41% higher acceptance rate


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California State Polytechnic University Pomona

$5,700 lower in-state tuition
4% higher acceptance rate


C
California State University Monterey Bay

$5,700 lower in-state tuition
24% higher acceptance rate


Compare with California Private Colleges

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Stanford University

$41,415 higher in-state tuition
47% lower acceptance rate


S
University of Southern California

$45,814 higher in-state tuition
40% lower acceptance rate


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Pepperdine University

$44,198 higher in-state tuition
19% lower acceptance rate


S
University of San Francisco

$38,298 higher in-state tuition
13% higher acceptance rate


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Loyola Marymount University

$38,108 higher in-state tuition
7% lower acceptance rate


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University of San Diego

$39,008 higher in-state tuition
2% lower acceptance rate


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Santa Clara University

$41,556 higher in-state tuition
2% lower acceptance rate


C
Chapman University

$43,098 higher in-state tuition
5% higher acceptance rate


C
California Institute of Technology

$41,064 higher in-state tuition
45% lower acceptance rate


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Pomona College

$42,938 higher in-state tuition
44% lower acceptance rate


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Azusa Pacific University

$28,198 higher in-state tuition
16% higher acceptance rate


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Occidental College

$44,538 higher in-state tuition
14% lower acceptance rate


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University of the Pacific

$37,462 higher in-state tuition
15% higher acceptance rate


P
Point Loma Nazarene University

$24,908 higher in-state tuition
23% higher acceptance rate


R
University of Redlands

$39,188 higher in-state tuition
25% higher acceptance rate


H
Harvey Mudd College

$46,917 higher in-state tuition
37% lower acceptance rate


C
Claremont McKenna College

$44,748 higher in-state tuition
41% lower acceptance rate


S
Scripps College

$45,528 higher in-state tuition
19% lower acceptance rate


W
Westmont College

$33,968 higher in-state tuition
14% higher acceptance rate


B
Biola University

$30,534 higher in-state tuition
19% higher acceptance rate


S
Soka University of America

$20,808 higher in-state tuition
11% lower acceptance rate


M
Mills College

$17,898 higher in-state tuition
25% higher acceptance rate


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Thomas Aquinas College

$14,158 higher in-state tuition
28% higher acceptance rate


Compare with Regional Public Colleges

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University of Nevada Reno

$4,452 lower in-state tuition
37% higher acceptance rate


Compare with National Colleges

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Clemson University

$2,676 higher in-state tuition
0% higher acceptance rate


A
Arizona State University

$732 lower in-state tuition
35% higher acceptance rate


G
University of Georgia

$1,652 lower in-state tuition
6% lower acceptance rate


V
Virginia Tech

$22 lower in-state tuition
19% higher acceptance rate


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North Carolina State University at Raleigh

$4,907 lower in-state tuition
6% lower acceptance rate


P
Purdue University Main Campus

$2,234 lower in-state tuition
9% higher acceptance rate


T
Texas A & M University College Station

$2,910 lower in-state tuition
7% higher acceptance rate


A
University of Arizona

$143 lower in-state tuition
34% higher acceptance rate


C
University of Colorado Boulder

$714 lower in-state tuition
27% higher acceptance rate


S
University of South Carolina Columbia

$846 higher in-state tuition
18% higher acceptance rate


D
University of Delaware

$1,288 higher in-state tuition
20% higher acceptance rate


M
Miami University

$1,437 higher in-state tuition
29% higher acceptance rate


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Indiana University Bloomington

$1,867 lower in-state tuition
27% higher acceptance rate


S
Stony Brook University

$4,372 lower in-state tuition
7% lower acceptance rate


B
SUNY at Binghamton

$4,372 lower in-state tuition
10% lower acceptance rate


M
University of Massachusetts Amherst

$4,349 higher in-state tuition
13% higher acceptance rate


P
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

$7,186 higher in-state tuition
6% higher acceptance rate


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Rutgers University New Brunswick

$788 higher in-state tuition
10% higher acceptance rate


R
Rutgers University New Brunswick

$788 higher in-state tuition
10% higher acceptance rate


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University of Utah

$4,030 lower in-state tuition
11% higher acceptance rate


C
University of Cincinnati Main Campus

$1,460 lower in-state tuition
26% higher acceptance rate


H
CUNY Hunter College

$4,512 lower in-state tuition
16% lower acceptance rate


C
University of Connecticut

$2,356 higher in-state tuition
2% lower acceptance rate


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University of Nebraska Lincoln

$3,882 lower in-state tuition
27% higher acceptance rate


B
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

$4,512 lower in-state tuition
8% lower acceptance rate


A
University of Alabama at Birmingham

$2,874 lower in-state tuition
23% higher acceptance rate