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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $32,748
Out-of-state: $55,626
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $13,416
Out-of-state: $36,294
Room and Board
$14,409
Books and Supplies
$1,419
Other Expenses
$3,504
Payment PlansInstallment plan, deferred payment

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfin_aid@cats.ucsc.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlineJune 3
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001321
Free
State Aid Form 

PROFILE OF 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants3,482 (91.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need2,916 (83.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,828 (97.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met605 (21.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met88%
Average Award$24,719
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,686 (95.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,897
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,591 (91.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,325
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 15 (.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift77 (2.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,152
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants12,526 (80.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need10,796 (69.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid10,469 (97.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met3,390 (32.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met88%
Average Award$22,861
Need-Based Gift
Received by 9,895 (94.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,039
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 9,162 (87.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,610
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 50 (.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift277 (1.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,885
Borrowing
2012 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
56%
Average Indebtedness of
2012 Graduates
$20,358
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
10.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
8.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Computer Science, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
203
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Computer Science, Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
127
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Theater/Drama, Music, Creative Writing
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
9
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
First-Generation College Students, International Students, Out-of-State Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
105
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
First-Generation College Students, Veterans, Out-of-State Students, International Students
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,918
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.51 3.77 598 583 588 26
Low 2.00 2.58 330 310 320 15
High 4.00 4.84 800 800 800 34
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