University of California-Santa Cruz

1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA
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Questions and Answers about University of California-Santa Cruz

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What happens if you don’t like your roommate?
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How are roommates selected for first year students at UCSC?
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Does UCSC sports teams allow walk ons?
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Is UCSC need-blind in admissions?
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If I’m transferring as a sophomore in college, will UCSC still look at my high school grades when applying?
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Majors offered at University of California-Santa Cruz

Biggest majors
Computer Science
Psychology, General
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences

Academics at University of California-Santa Cruz

1190-1400
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
26-32
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
Selectivity
Somewhat Selective (47% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Demographics for University of California-Santa Cruz Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
University of California-Santa Cruz Students20%7%36%48%3%3%2%
All Bold.org College Students11%21%39%25%2%2%1%
Gender breakdown
University of California-Santa Cruz Students
20%
74%
Male
Female
< 6% Gender nonconforming
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Common careers for University of California-Santa Cruz students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Software Engineer102k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)75k
Operations Manager73k
Program Manager, Non-Profit Organization60k
Executive Assistant60k
Research Associate, Biotechnology55k
Office Manager51k
Based on 12,586 student responses
59.3kAvg. Early Career Pay
110.7kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
48%in High-Meaning careers
38%in STEM careers

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