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University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)

Santa Cruz, California
Other University details
Offers 18 Bachelor Courses

Engineering & Technology

Computer Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering

Business & Finance


Natural Sciences

Physics Mathematics Biology

Agriculture & Environmental Sciences

Environmental Studies


Art Music


Philosophy American Studies Anthropology History

Languages and literature


Medicine & Health Sciences

Health Sciences

Social Sciences

Psychology Sociology

Typical application profile

class rank in top 40% GPA=B to B+ SAT=1220-1299 ACT=27-28 accepts 40-60% or less applicants.
Score ranges of accepted students
Average Scores
Score Distribution
Average Scores
Score Distribution
Requirements for international students
  • Application Fees 70 USD
  • Financial Aid offered to international student yes
  • Number of international student who received aid 307
  • Application Deadline for fall Nov 1
  • Priority Date for financial Aid N/A
  • Average amount of aid received 4,331.90 USD
Test Minimum Score Required
Cost of Attendance
  • Student required to live in School housing no
  • University offeres on-campus housing yes
  • University campus housing capacity 7225
Student profile for Admission
  • Number of applications received : 44871
  • Number of students offered admission : 23022
  • Number of students who enrolled : 3570
Factors Considered for admission
  • Secondary school record Very important
  • Standardized test scores Very important
  • Essay Very important
  • Class rank Not considered
  • Recommendations Not considered
Non Academic
  • Extracurricular activities Important
  • Particular talent/ability Important
  • Character/personal qualities Important
  • Alumni/ae relationship Not considered
  • Interview Not considered