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University of California, Santa Cruz

95064 1156 High Street Santa Cruz View map
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Public
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17,550
928
938

Overview

Since its inception in 1965, the University of California, Santa Cruz, has been dedicated to excellence in undergraduate education, graduate studies, and research. UCSC students can take advantage of innovative academic planning combined with the research resources and scholarship strengths of the University of California system. At UC Santa Cruz, a program of general education is enhanced with opportunities for academic specialization. Among the faculty and emeriti drawn to UC Santa Cruz by the opportunity for innovative teaching and scholarship are 10 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 19 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and two members of the National Academy of Sciences? Institute of Medicine. Numerous faculty have been awarded Guggenheim Fellowships, and several have been awarded national awards for distinguished teaching. Furthermore, one faculty member, two bachelor?s degree recipients, and two Ph.D. recipients have been named MacArthur Fellows, and since 1972, when UC Santa Cruz began participating in the program, over 100 Fulbright scholarships have been awarded to UC Santa Cruz students and alumni. Four UC Santa Cruz alumni have been awarded Pulitzer Prizes. The planned enrollment of the campus for 2004?06 is about 15,000 students, of whom some 1,500 will be graduate...

University Highlights

Total students - 17,550

9%
91%

International students - 938

61%
39%

Total faculty staff - 928

89
839

Total students - 17,550

9%
91%

International students - 938

61%
39%

Total faculty staff - 928

839
89
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