More than 60 undergraduate majors and 40 graduate programs, with access to world-class teachers and facilities.
The campus offers undergraduate students 65 majors in the fields of Arts, Engineering, Humanities, Physical & Biological Sciences, and Social Sciences.
UC Santa Cruz graduate students earn advanced degrees in 41 programs. They are encouraged to explore the connections between their field and others.
Departments are organized within the Arts, Humanities, Physical & Biological Sciences, and Social Sciences divisions; and the Baskin School of Engineering.
Updates to UCSC's Course Catalog are available online. Quarterly updates to course and program information are also reflected in the Schedule of Classes.
UCSC's libraries are at the heart of the university, state-of-the-art technological research facilities designed for collaborative learning in the 21st century.
- October 25, 2016 Graduate student brings renowned photographer Pirkle Jones's personal archive to the public
- October 7, 2016 Film restored by UCSC arts alum to screen in celebration of Santa Cruz’s 150th anniversary
- September 28, 2016 UC Santa Cruz embarks on equity initiative for Latino, low-income students in STEM fields
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.
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UCSC residential learning colleges provide students with academic support, activities, and events that enhance the intellectual and social life of the campus.