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University of California-Santa Cruz

University of California-Santa Cruz is located in Sacramento, California.

It is ranked as #85 in Best National University.

Kiplinger ranking is 100.

It is a public University.

University of California-Santa Cruz offers following types of degrees and certificate programs:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree in research

Acceptance rate at University of California-Santa Cruz for undergraduate program was 51.31%.

Last year, 55796 students applied for undergraduate program and 28629 got accepted.

Acceptance rate of 51.31% makes it not so competitive to get admission.

1977 enrolled in graduate programs, which includes on campus and online Master's programs.

University of California-Santa Cruz had 18774 students enrolled in undergraduate programs.

151 students were enrolled in top 5 Masters degree programs.

University of California-Santa Cruz offers 50 graduate programs specialization.

University of California-Santa Cruz does not have an open admission policy. It’s admission process is not so competitive.

Students earn credit through the completion of this project and the job supervisor’s evaluation of performance. Third, the major offers field placements (arranged with the economics advisers) which provide an excellent way to students’ academic knowledge of economics, business, and management to issues and problems in the real world they provide marketable skills as well as important job contacts. Career Center Services for Graduate StudentsProvides information academic and professional careers, assistance with resumes, job searching, and students can create an account for the Career Advice Network (CAN). While, academic job postings often ask for expertise in given fields, field statements will reflect students' interests, which, typically, are at the intersection of two or specialties.


University of California-Santa Cruz has been ranked 85.

Kiplinger College Outstate rankings rank University of California-Santa Cruz at 100

and Kiplinger College instate rankings University of California-Santa Cruz at 63


Acceptance Rate: 64.73%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $26,544

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $41,196

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $17,161

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $8,428

University of California-Santa Cruz most popular Master's Degree programs with respect to student count are

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics : 28
Electrical and Electronics Engineering : 23
Physics : 13
Chemistry : 11
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology : 10

University of California-Santa Cruz most popular under graduate programs with respect to student count are

Psychology : 460
Cell, Cellular and Molecular Biology : 338
Cognitive Science : 143
Comparative Literature : 140
Anthropology : 140