1156 High Street Santa Cruz, CA 95064 831-459-4008
http://www.ucsc.edu admissions@cats.ucsc.edu
About University of California-Santa Cruz
  • Year of Foundation 1965
  • Size of Campus 2,000 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master,
  • Calendar Type Quarter
  • Undergraduate Population 13,625
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 53% 47% 3%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $6,949 In state, $22,878 Out of state
  • Room and Board $1,461
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $60
  • Enrollment No. 15,206
UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the intimacy of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. UCSC opened in 1965 with 650 students. Forty-five years later, the campus is home to nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 1,500 graduate students.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Multi Cultural Festival
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Number of honor societies Psi Chi
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
  • Number of sororities 6
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Community of Christian Students, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Campus Bible Fellowship, Asian Baptist Student Koinonia, Newman Catholic Club, Latter-Day Saints Student Association
  • Other on-campus organizations 1%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Thai American Group; Muslim Student Alliance; Multi Cultural Festival; MeChA de UCSC; Las Girlfriend; Indian Student Organization, Filipino Student Association; Ethnic Student Organization Council; Chinese Student Associati
  • Setting Suburban
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 5
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train San Jose (35)
  • Distance to nearest bus Santa Cruz (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport San Jose (35), Oakland (70)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 41%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 39%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 130
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 4%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 15%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 1%
  • Number of students using college housing 45%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students, other housing options
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 6,000
  • Computer Courses No
  • Museums Center for Adaptive Optics, the Laboratory for Adaptive Optics, the Center for Ocean Health, the Center for Justice, Tolerance and Community, and Museum of Natural History Collections
  • Number Of Microforms 841,753
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 410,455
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 12
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,540,634
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 2
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 2,726
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 5,280
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Subscriptions 22,646
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, career/job search classes, alumni network
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 37%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,010
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Santa Clara University)
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (UC Berkeley)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City