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The University of California - Santa Cruz

The University of California - Santa Cruz

1156 High St
Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1011
(831) 459-0111

Founded in 1965, the University of California-Santa Cruz is a public, 4-year, research institution. UCSC, which is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Santa Cruz, CA. Students are offered two certificates, 48 bachelors level degrees, 27 degrees at the masters level, and 27 doctoral level degrees by it. In 2010, 17,187 students pursued degrees from the 59 programs at this research university. This university offers subjects including acting and engineering. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities. It is one of 28 research universities in California.

Admission

In 2010, 27,247 students applied to UCSC for admission. This university admitted under two-thirds of the applicants or 17,438 students. Approximately 57% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 27,247 students applied to UCSC for admission. This university admitted under two-thirds of the applicants or 17,438 students. Approximately 57% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 64%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 66%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 61%

Student Demographics

UCSC enrolled 17,187 students in 2010.

Student Demographics

UCSC enrolled 17,187 students in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 8250
  • Total Enrolled Female: 8937
  • Undergraduate Male: 7521
  • Undergraduate Female: 8147
  • Graduate Male: 820
  • Graduate Female: 699

Faculty Demographics

It has 1,088 faculty. Close to 69% of teachers are full-time and almost a third of the faculty are part-time. Around 43% of faculty are female.

Faculty Demographics

It has 1,088 faculty. Close to 69% of teachers are full-time and almost a third of the faculty are part-time. Around 43% of faculty are female.

  • Male: 616
  • Female: 472
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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