50-50 Profile: University of California Santa Cruz

University of California Santa Cruz campus

University of California-Santa Cruz -Public

Santa Cruz, California
18,783 (16,962 undergraduates)
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2016-17 Accepted: 58%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 52%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 77%
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FINANCES

Scholarships
Total Expenses In-State: $36,040
Total Expenses Out-of-State: $64,054
Average Net Price 15-16: $16,262
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 2%
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75th PERCENTILE TEST SCORES

SAT RW: 680
SAT Math: 690
ACT: 30
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Common Data Set

Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 0%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 45.4%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 83.4%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 24.3%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $5,456

Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
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Athletics

NCAA D3, Independent

University of California Santa Cruz athletic teams

Reasons to consider University of California-Santa Cruz:

UC Santa Cruz College Scholars Program
All undergraduate students are affiliated with a residential college
Institute of Marine Sciences
Art Research Institute
Center for Games and Playable Media
Center for Adaptive Optics
Dickens Project
Center for Labor Studies
Center for Analytical Finance
Institute for Particle Physics
Center for the Study of Pacific War Memories
Center for Integrated Water Research
Institute for Humanities Research

 

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