Public school in California with 17,700 total undergraduate students

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Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$37,416
Out-of-state
$67,170

Average net cost after aid

Income
Average net cost
$0–30,000
$10,601

$30,001–48,000
$11,927

$48,001–75,000
$15,559

$75,001–110,000
$22,969

Over $110,000
$32,852

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Admissions

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Admissions stats

Applicants & acceptance rate

Overall acceptance rate
47%
Women
46%

Men
48%

Total number of applicants
56,586
Women: 55%
Men: 45%

Accepted students who attend

Yield rate - overall
14%

Application requirements

Accepts Common App
No

Considers class rank
No

Recommendation letters
Not used

TOEFL Policy (International Applicants)
Required

SAT/ACT Testing policy
Required

Which tests students typically submit

SAT: 85%
ACT: 40%
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Students

Enrolled student statistics

Enrolled students

First-year students (full-time)
3,682
Admission policy
Co-ed
Enrolled women:
47%
Enrolled men:
53%
6-year graduation rate
75%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
4 years
6 years
Retention rate
88%

Student diversity

Diverse
International students
6%
Race & ethnicity diversity among domestic students
Asian and Pacific Islander: 24%
Black: 2%
Hispanic: 30%
Native American: 0%
Other: 10%
White: 34%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
19:1
Calendar system
Quarter

Special academic offering

Study abroad

Credit for AP exams

Offers graduate degree

Academic and career counseling

Majors and Careers

Special focus
None

Has medical school
No

Housing

Commuter College
No

On campus housing
Yes

Sports

D1 Football
No

Football conference
None

D1 Basketball
No

Basketball conference
Division III Independents

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Location

1156 High St
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Campus Setting
Urban

Region
Far West

Campus culture

Religious Affilliation
None

HBCU
No

Contact information

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