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Address1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1011
Phone831-459-0111
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School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
University of California-Santa Cruz Campus, Santa Cruz, CA
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2021 Tuition & Fees and 2022 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2021 tuition and fees of University of California-Santa Cruz are $14,025 for in-state students and $43,779 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2021 tuition and fees are $13,850 for in-state students and $28,952 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2022 tuition & fees are $14,059 for California residents and $43,813 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2022 graduate school tuition & fees are $13,892 for California residents and $28,994 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $53,800. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Computer Engineering program shows the highest salary with $70,000 after graduating.
2020-21 Tuition & Fees2021-22 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$14,025$43,779
Graduate$13,850$28,952
UC Santa Cruz 2020-2021 Tuition Costs Chart
*Updated with 2021 tuition data: source: NCES (National Center for Education Statistics)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$14,059$43,813
Graduate$13,892$28,994
University of California-Santa Cruz 2021-2022 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2021-2022 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2021 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at University of California-Santa Cruz is 51% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 13%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,290.
The average graduation rate is 75%. Total 19,700 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2021 Key Academics Statistics at UC Santa Cruz
Admission Stats »51% Acceptance Rate / 13% Yield
Test Scores »1,290 SAT / 29 ACT
Graduation Rate »75%
Transfer-out Rate5%
Retention Rate88%(full-time), 25% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio5.26% (19 to 1)
Student Population »19,700 (17,792 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$18,500
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$53,800
Average Salary by Field of Study$19,000 - $70,000

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

University of California-Santa Cruz offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at UC Santa Cruz
Online ClassUndergraduate,
ROTCNo
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
UC Santa Cruz provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at UC Santa Cruz
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of University of California-Santa Cruz. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 9,261. It also offers separate board/meal plans.
UC Santa Cruz Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity9,261


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