University of California, Santa Cruz

University of California, Santa Cruz Ranking

country rank: 73
world rank: 96

University Overview

The University of California in Santa Cruz Ranking, was established in 1965 and is a non-profit public state higher-education college headquartered in the small city of Santa Cruz, California (population range of 50,000-249,999). Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, and Santa Barbara are all sites where this institution has a branch campus. The University of California in Santa Cruz Ranking (UC Santa Cruz) is a massive (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution that is officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission. In a variety of fields of research, the University of California, Santa Cruz (UC Santa Cruz) provides courses and programmes leading to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 55-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. With an acceptance rate of 40-50 percent, this US higher education institution is considered to be moderately selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students have access to a library, accommodation, athletic facilities, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative resources at UC Santa Cruz.

University of California, Santa Cruz Ranking

University Identity

Name University of California, Santa Cruz
Acronym UC Santa Cruz
Founded 1965
Motto Fiat Lux Let there be light
Colours UCSC blue and UCSC gold

University Location

Address 1156 High Street Santa Cruz 95064-1011 California United States
Tel +1 (831) 459 0111
Fax +1 (831) 459 4452
Other locations Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Cook House, 1156 High Street Santa Cruz 95064 (831) 4594008

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes University of California-Santa Cruz's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,373,943 physical volumes, 497,359 physical media, 154,113 digital/electronic medium and 538 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes University of California, Santa Cruz provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 9,261 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

University of California System (UC System) Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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