ADMISSIONS | Where around every turn. People are making a world of difference.
Undergraduates enjoy access to 63 majors across five divisions and the opportunity to conduct original research on their own or with faculty mentoring.
Graduate students pursue study in 34 academic fields and 46 concentrations, and are encouraged to explore connections between related fields.
In the heart of Silicon Valley, UCSC Extension offers an accredited, convenient, and attractively priced alternative to degree programs.
Summer Session at UCSC provides students with the opportunity to fill in a needed class or try something different during a beautiful time of year.
The Financial Aid & Scholarships Office works with students and families to make college more affordable, with $180 million in aid distributed yearly.
- April 11, 2014 President Obama nominates UCSC alumnus as NEH chair
- March 11, 2014 UC Santa Cruz ranked among top schools for game design
- March 7, 2014 UCSC alumna Kathryn Sullivan confirmed as NOAA administrator
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.