University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California
UC Santa Cruz has a steadfast commitment to the intellectual growth of its students, all while promoting environmental stewardship and active engagement with the community. Such impactful work is led by faculty who care for each student as capable, hard-working individuals.
Get to know University of California, Santa Cruz
The number of sections of each class size.
2-9: 128 | 10-19: 166 | 20-29: 414
30-39: 72 | 40-49: 52 | 50-99: 120 | 100+: 161
ENROLLMENT BY ETHNICITY
Non-U.S. Citizen: 6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic: 2%
White, non-Hispanic: 31%
Native/Indigenous American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic: 0%
Asian, non-Hispanic: 23%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic: 0%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic: 8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown: 2%
SPECIAL STUDY OPTIONS
Programs available at this institution.
Cooperative education program
Exchange student program (domestic)
Teacher certification program
Percent of students living on campus.
First-time, first-year (freshman) students: 96%
Campus housing options.
Apartments for married students
Apartments for single students
Special housing for international students
Rigor of secondary school record | Academic GPA
Application Essay | State residency
Extracurricular activities | Talent/ability | Character/personal qualities
First generation | Geographical residence
Volunteer work | Work experience
Tuition & Cost
Tuition (in-state): $11,928
Tuition (out-of-state): $42,954
Room & Board: $19,943