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University of California, Santa Cruz

1156 High Street Santa Cruz,
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United States
#=416
Public
Very High
19,451
1,020
1,897

Undergraduate Overview

UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the intimacy of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. UCSC has earned national distinction as a university with high-impact research and an uncommon commitment to teaching and public service. 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.

Undergraduates pursue course work in 65 majors in the arts, engineering, humanities, physical and biological sciences, and social sciences. UCSC people, including about 93,000 alumni, are leaders in virtually every field; and the campus is highly regarded for the positive impact it has on society.


University Highlights

University of California, Santa Cruz is one of the top Public universities in Santa Cruz, United States. It is ranked #=416 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

Total students - 19,451

10%
90%

International students - 1,897

73%
27%

Total faculty staff - 1,020

242
778

Total students - 19,451

10%
90%

International students - 1,897

73%
27%

Total faculty staff - 1,020

778
242
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