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University of California-Santa Cruz


The UCSC vision is to promote academic excellence within a diverse community of scholars and learners. UCSC will lead in the development of new disciplines advances in established disciplines and in new lines of collaboration between disciplines by its receptivity to creativity and innovation based in rigorous scholarly activity. We will celebrate the diversity of our students faculty and staff and value their differing perspectives and contributions.

School Information

1156 High St
Santa Cruz, California 95064
P: (831) 459-0111
Calendar: Quarter
Locale: City: Small
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 18,412Total Students
  • 8,944Male Students
  • 9,468Female Students
  • 293Total Intl Students
  • 169Intl Male Students
  • 124Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 2,280Total Faculty
  • 1,394Male Faculty
  • 886Female Faculty
  • 18:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 36,294

Out of State Tuition

$ 1,400

Books & Supplies

$ 14,727

Room & Board

$ 3,472

Other Expenses

$ 55,893

Total

Admissions

27,645
total applicants

64%
admitted (17643)

12%
enrolled (3290)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
510-640
Math
490-630
Reading
500-620
Writing
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
21-27
Composite
21-28
Math
20-27
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?
Recommended
Recommendations?
Neither required nor recommended

Degrees & Programs

American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Astronomy
Astrophysics
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Bioinformatics
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Community Organization and Advocacy
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Ecology
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other
Economics, General
Economics, Other
Education, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental Toxicology
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Studies
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
History, General
International Economics
Italian Studies
Legal Studies, General
Linguistics
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Mathematics, General
Molecular Biochemistry
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Neuroscience
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Philosophy
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Plant Sciences, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Social Sciences, Other
Sociology
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Women's Studies

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