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University of California, Santa Cruz

University of California, Santa CruzContact Information

Address: 1156 High St
Santa Cruz, CA 95064

Phone: (831) 427-2998

Website: http://www.ucsc.edu/public/

Degree Offered

  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
  • Doctoral

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Students are from the following countries

  • 56.0% United States
  • 9.5% India
  • 3.0% United Kingdom
  • 2.1% Germany
  • 1.7% China
  • 1.6% Canada
  • 1.5% Japan
  • 1.5% Iran
  • 1.5% Bangladesh
  • 1.4% Indonesia
  • 1.3% Pakistan
  • 1.0% Italy
  • 0.9% Sweden
  • 0.8% Turkey
  • 0.7% Australia
  • 0.6% South Africa
  • 0.6% Malaysia
  • 0.6% France
  • 0.5% Philippines
  • 13.3% OTHER

University of California, Santa Cruz Tuition

The tuition and fees for University of California, Santa Cruz is $8,200 for in-state and $28,808 for out-of-state.

Admissions Profiles

Selectivity  
Selectivity: more selective
Fall 2008 Acceptance rate: 71.7%
Early decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students): N/A
Fall 2008 Applications, Acceptances, and Enrollments  
Number of applicants: 27,837
Number of applicants accepted: 19,966
Freshman enrollment for Fall 2008: 3,973
Percent of incoming freshmen who applied by either early acceptance or early action: N/A
Number of male applicants: 12,403
Number of male applicants accepted for Fall 2008: 8,518
Male freshman enrollment: 1,817
Number of female applicants: 15,434
Number of female applicants accepted: 11,448
Female freshman enrollment: 2,156
Wait List  
Does the school have a waiting list? No
Number of applicants placed on a waiting list: N/A
Number of students on the wait list accepted: N/A
Number of students enrolled from a waiting list: N/A
High School Rank  
Percent of first-year students submitting high school class standing: 75%
2008 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 96%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2008): 100%
Freshmen in top 50 percent of high school class (2008): 100%
High School GPA  
Percent of first-year students submitting high school GPA: 99%
Average high school GPA: 3.5
Fall 2008 Freshmen Average SAT Scores  
Percent of first-year students submitting SAT scores: 98%
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range: 510-630
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 530-640
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 510-630
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range: N/A
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 700-800 range: 7%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 600-699 range: 34%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 500-599 range: 40%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 400-499 range: 16%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 300-399 range: 3%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 200-299 range: 0%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 700-800 range: 8%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 600-699 range: 38%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 500-599 range: 39%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 400-499 range: 13%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 300-399 range: 2%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 200-299 range: 0%
Fall 2008 Freshmen Average ACT Scores  
Percent of first-year students submitting ACT scores 39%
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range: 21-27
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 21-28
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range: 22-27
Percent with ACT English scores in the 30-36 range: 13%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 24-29 range: 44%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 18-23 range: 32%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 12-17 range: 11%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 6-11 range: 0%
Percent with ACT English scores below 6: 0%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 30-36 range: 14%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 24-29 range: 47%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 18-23 range: 31%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 12-17 range: 8%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 6-11 range: 0%
Percent with ACT Math scores below 6: 0%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 30-36 range: 9%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 24-29 range: 51%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 18-23 range: 33%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 12-17 range: 7%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 6-11 range: 0%
Percent with ACT Composite scores below 6: 0%

TOEFL
TOEFL requirement? N/A
May the TOEFL be submitted in place of the SAT or ACT? No
Minimum TOEFL score required (paper test): 550
Minimum TOEFL score required (computer test): 220
Average TOEFL score (paper test): 580
Average TOEFL score (computer test): N/A

 

More about University of California-Santa Cruz

Website: http://www.ucsc.edu/
Address: 1156 High St , Santa Cruz , California - 95064
Phone: (831) 459-0111
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's, Doctorate
Campus setting
Small City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Quarter
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare Yes
Distance learning No
ROTC No
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $60
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
24,462
10,917
13,545
Percent admitted
81%
79%
83%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
19%
19%
18%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
500
620
SAT Math
520
630
SAT Writing
500
620
ACT Composite
21
27
ACT English
20
27
ACT Math
21
27
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $0
Out-of-state tuition $20,021
Books and supplies $1,356
On-campus room and board $13,038
On-campus other expenses $3,354
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
56%
-
Federal grant aid
23%
$3,819
State or local grant aid
24%
$3,791
Institutional grant aid
41%
-
Loan aid
42%
$4,544
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
16,615
47%
53%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 16,871
Estimated graduates enrolled 1,637
Undergraduates 24 years old 93%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 4%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 72%
Men 69%
Women 73%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 51%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 68%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 72%

University of California-Santa Cruz Accreditation and Tuition Expenses 

 
 
 

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