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University of California-Santa Cruz

University of California-Santa Cruz is a Public institution located in Santa Cruz, CA. The school has approximatley 16962 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $61,406. The average age of students entering University of California-Santa Cruz is 20. The most popular programs at the University of California-Santa Cruz are: Biological And Biomedical Sciences (19%), Social Sciences (14%), Psychology (11%), Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services (8%) and Visual And Performing Arts (7%).


Tuition & Fees
$40,221
Admissions Rate
58%
Average Debt at Graduation
$19,700
Average SAT Score
1201

Below is what you can expect to pay if you are attending the University of California-Santa Cruz.

Tuition & Fees
$40,221
Books, Supplies, & Living Expenses
$34,608
Total Expected Costs
$74,829

Average Cost for Students on Financial Aid
$16,989
Cost for Students on Financial Aid by Family Income

Depending on the fedaral, state, or institutional grant aid available, students in your income bracket may pay more or less than the overall average costs.

Family Income Average Cost
$0 - $30,000 $10,290
$30,001 - $48,000 $11,319
$48,001 - $75,000 $15,083
$75,001 - $110,000 $23,467
$110,000 + $32,215

Below is a detailed breakdown of the student body at the University of California-Santa Cruz.

16,962 Undergraduate Students

Male Students: 49%

Female Students: 51%

97% Full Time / 3% Part Time

Average Age of Entry : 20

Low Income Students: 44%


Race / Ethnicity

The test scores below show the average of all students that have been accepted at the University of California-Santa Cruz.

SAT Scores
ACT Scores

The average student can expect to graduate from the University of California-Santa Cruz with the amount of debt stated below.

Average Debt at Graduation
$19,700
Students Receiving Federal Loans
51%
Typical Monthly Loan Payment
$209

The graduation rate at the University of California-Santa Cruz is displayed as a percentage of students admitted.

Graduation Rate
77%
Students who Return after their First Year
90%

Below is a list of the degree programs that are offered at the University of California-Santa Cruz.

Bachelor Degrees
  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
  • Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Education

Most Popular Programs
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences (19%)
  • Social Sciences (14%)
  • Psychology (11%)
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services (8%)
  • Visual And Performing Arts (7%)