University of California Santa Cruz


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Graduation national Rank


 Location Santa Cruz, California
School Type Four Year
Profit Status Non Profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

University of California Santa Cruz is a Private Four Year college with a student population of 18,783 students. The university offers graduate degrees on it’s campus located in Santa Cruz, California. The university has an acceptance rate of 58 percent with the SAT range of 1,060 - 1,290. The most popular majors studied at the university Array. The graduation success rate for the university is 77 percent within 6 years of starting an undergraduate study.

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Admission Standards


Applications Accepted


  SAT 1,290
  ACT 30
Applicant Competition Low
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Cost to attend



 Room and Board $15,217
 Books and Supplies $1,470
Other fees $2,319
Total costs for one year $30,226
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Graduation Rate

77% in a 6 years time

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Popular Areas of Study

Biological Sciences/Life Sciences 47%
Engineering 16%
Business Management and Administrative Services 16%
Physical Sciences 15%
Mathematics 5%
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