UC Santa Cruz students are making a world of difference.
Undergraduates enjoy access to 65 majors across five divisions and the opportunity to conduct original research on their own or with faculty mentoring.
Graduate students pursue study in 41 academic programs and 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 $260 million in aid distributed yearly.
- December 8, 2014 New fiction by alumna author featured in New Yorker
- December 8, 2014 UC Santa Cruz professor honored by San Francisco Film Society
- October 28, 2014 UC Santa Cruz named a 'silver bicycle-friendly' university
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.