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University of California - Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA

1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95064

http://www.ucsc.edu/

University of California - Santa Cruz is a public university located in Santa Cruz, CA. It is a relatively well-rated college, ranking two hundred and twenty-first in the nation, but accepts 47% of applicants. It has a larger sized student body with 17,936 full-time undergrads enrolled. UC Santa Cruz' most favored major is a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, selected by 10% of students. Additional in-demand picks include Psychology, which accounts for 10% of students, and Managerial Economics (6%). It has a strong information technology program, ranking first in California. What's more, University of California - Santa Cruz ranks 4th in CA for most liberal colleges. At full freight, tuition runs $13,262 a year, if you're from California. Otherwise, tuition could be up to $40,804. Before you decide against applying because of cost constraints, you should know that around 7 out of 10 UC Santa Cruz undergraduates receive at least some scholarship or grant funding. 75% of University of California - Santa Cruz students end up winding up their education with a degree, moving into the labor force prepared to make some cash. A couple years after commencement, graduates make a median yearly wage of $33,800. After an additional four years of experience, the graduate's median wage climbs 38.8% to $46,900, which is 17% higher than the national median wage for individuals. Applying students may like to find that UC Santa Cruz doesn't have early decision and most accepted students achieved scores between 590 and 680 on the reading section of the SAT. Furthermore, the average amount of research funding UC Santa Cruz receives per student is $6,290, and 100% of classes have 20 to 39 students. Regarding your pocketbook, be aware that for households earning between $30k and $48k, the average net tuition cost is $12,523 each year. UC Santa Cruz' campus rating on School Authority is 8.49 and when rating its campus food, UC Santa Cruz received an 8.49. Apropos of student life, on-campus housing is offered. In closing, six years after college, the highest-earning quartile of graduates earn $68,100 or more and seldom do graduates default on their student loans.

Ratings

8.24

Party Scene

9.01

Location

7.72

Dorms

8.49

Campus Food

9.01

Student Life

7.52

Safety

Admissions

47%

Acceptance

SAT Score

1190-1400

ACT Score

26-32

Application Deadline:
November 30
Early Action Deadline:

Cost

Net Price:

$17,266/year

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Average Aid Awarded

$17,597/year

Students Recieving Financial Aid

72%

Academics

Professor Rating

9.21


19:1

Student Faculty Ratio
Graduation Rate

74%

Evening Degree Programs

No

Student Faculty Ratio

19:1

Majors

Most Popular Majors

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Graduates by Major


Computer Science

475

Psychology

468

Managerial Economics

289

Sociology

248

Cellular Biology

232

Environmental Science

231

Literature

160

Cinematography and Video Production

155

Value

In State Tuition
$13,960/year
Out of State Tuition
$42,952/year