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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.

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Total Tuition $42,034.00

School Information

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
Common name(s): UC Santa Cruz

Students & Faculty

Total Faculty
Student/Fac Ratio

* All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of December 2018


SAT Scores:
Math: 580–680, Reading: 580–660
(25th-75th percentile)
ACT Scores:
(25th-75th percentile)

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:
Admissions Test Scores?
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?
Neither required nor recommended

Degrees & Programs

Certificate Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Applied Economics
Applied Mathematics, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
Cognitive Science
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Community Organization and Advocacy
Comparative Literature
Computational and Applied Mathematics
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, Other
Computer Science
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Economics, General
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental Toxicology
Ethnic Studies
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Game and Interactive Media Design
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Studies
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
History, General
International Economics
Italian Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Legal Studies, General
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Mathematics, General
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
Molecular Biochemistry
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Theory and Composition
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
Plant Sciences, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Systems Engineering
Visual and Performing Arts, Other
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Women's Studies

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