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UC Santa Cruz

UC Santa Cruz
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064

Fax number: (831) 459-4452
Screen last updated on: February 2024
Total undergraduates: 17,502
Full-time undergraduates: 16,095
Part-time undergraduates: 725
Total graduate students: 1,893
Full-time graduate students: 1,837
Part-time graduate students: 56
Degree seeking undergraduate student breakdown:
0.1% American Indian or Alaskan Native
23.2% Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1.9% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
28.1% Hispanic/Latino
0.1% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino
31.8% White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8.3% Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Nonresident Alien
2.0% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown

UC Santa Cruz
Campus size: 2,000 acres
Nearest major city: San Jose

Institution offers housing: yes
Housing types (% in housing type, if given):
  • coed dorms
  • women's dorms
  • men's dorms
Percent of students who live in school housing: 51%
Percent of students who live off campus: 49%

Every student is required to lease or own a computer: no
Computer equipment is provided in: computer center/lab(s)
School has a library on campus: yes

Additional services offered:
health service, women's center
Counseling services:
career, psychological
Career placement services:
interest inventory, on-campus job interviews, resumé assistance, alumni services, interview training, Job fairs are available to students through the career center.

Student activities:
student newspaper, radio station, television station
Other student organizations, musical groups, activities, and committees:
Bayanihan; Chinese Scholars & Student Association; College Panhellenic & Inter-Greek Council; Film Production Coalition; Game Design & Art Collaboration

Athletic conference memberships: NCAA Division 3

Sports offered Scholarships? Athletic Assoc.
Men's badminton  
Men's basketball NCAA Division 3, NCAA Div. III
Men's cross-country running  
Men's equestrian sports  
Men's fencing  
Men's golf  
Men's ice hockey  
Men's indoor track  
Men's lacrosse  
Men's rugby  
Men's sailing  
Men's soccer  
Men's softball  
Men's swimming and diving  
Men's table tennis  
Men's tennis  
Men's track and field  
Men's triathlon  
Men's ultimate Frisbee  
Men's volleyball  
Men's water polo  
Women's badminton  
Women's basketball  
Women's cross-country running  
Women's equestrian sports  
Women's fencing  
Women's golf  
Women's ice hockey  
Women's indoor track  
Women's lacrosse  
Women's rugby  
Women's sailing  
Women's soccer  
Women's softball  
Women's swimming and diving  
Women's table tennis  
Women's tennis  
Women's track and field  
Women's triathlon  
Women's ultimate Frisbee  
Women's volleyball  
Women's water polo  

Intramural/Recreational sports:
badminton; basketball

Nearest international airport: San Jose International

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