UC Santa Cruz Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 11.0% of the student population at UC Santa Cruz. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit UC Santa Cruz Disability Services.
UC Santa Cruz for the Military
While not a "service academy", UC Santa Cruz does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. There is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit UC Santa Cruz Veteran Services . For more information, check out our UC Santa Cruz for Veterans Guide.
UC Santa Cruz offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, UC Santa Cruz does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at University of California - Santa Cruz
UC Santa Cruz offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at University of California - Santa Cruz
UC Santa Cruz has a comparatively large, student body. There were 17,792 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 17,255 (97.0%). Part-time attendance was 537 (3.0%).
University of California - Santa Cruz is Ranked #194 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, UC Santa Cruz receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank UC Santa Cruz #194 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
University of California - Santa Cruz Competes in the NCAA
UC Santa Cruz has a total of 249 student athletes, 125 men and 124 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$1,110,091|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$1,024,889|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to University of California - Santa Cruz Athletics