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University of California, Santa Cruz

University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz United States
    • QS World University Rankings
      =347
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputVery High
    • Student/Faculty Ratio18
    • International Students2,130
    • SizeL
    • Total Faculty1,045

    + 48 others shortlisted this university

    + 49 others shortlisted this university

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    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.  

    Named to the 2017 US News & World report top 50 Best Global Universities, UC Santa Cruz has earned national and international recognition both for the impact of its research and for its long-established commitment to quality undergraduate instruction.

    A campus with world-class facilities and one of the most visually spectacular settings in higher education, UC Santa Cruz provides unparalleled opportunities for students to learn through hands-on experience. A commitment to environmental stewardship and community engagement are also central to UCSC's core values.

    Faculty include two of the University of California’s honored University Professors, 22 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 10 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 34 members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

    About

    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.  

    Named to the 2017 US News & World report top 50 Best Global Universities, UC Santa Cruz has earned national and international recognition both for the impact of its research and for its long-established commitment to quality undergraduate instruction.

    A campus with world-class facilities and one of the most visually spectacular settings in higher education, UC Santa Cruz provides unparalleled opportunities for students to learn through hands-on experience. A commitment to environmental stewardship and community engagement are also central to UCSC's core values.

    Faculty include two of the University of California’s honored University Professors, 22 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 10 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 34 members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

    University highlights

    University of California, Santa Cruz is one of the top Public universities in Santa Cruz, United States. It is ranked #=347 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #311
    • 2014
      #=307
    • 2015
      #=265
    • 2016
      #=269
    • 2017
      #296
    • 2018
      #=301
    • 2019
      #=336
    • 2020
      #367
    • 2021
      #416
    • 2022
      #=347

    Ranking criteria

    31.4
    Overall
    19.7
    Academic Reputation
    89.1
    Citations per Faculty
    5.7
    Employer Reputation
    7.5
    Faculty Student Ratio
    52.6
    International Faculty Ratio
    17.8
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    19,242

    10%
    90%

    International students
    2,130

    27%
    73%

    Total faculty staff
    1,045

    256
    789

    Total students
    19,242

    10%
    90%

    International students
    2,130

    27%
    73%

    Total faculty staff
    1,045

    789
    256
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