Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 3 4
Science 2 3
Foreign Language 2 3
Social Studies 1
History 1
Academic Electives 1
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Not used if submitted July 15
SAT Only Not used if submitted July 15
ACT Only Not used if submitted July 15
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted July 15
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported SAT: Used for admission, ACT: Used for admission
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz
CA
95064
Fax
(831) 459-4452
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
November 30, 2021
Application Fee
$70
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
November 30, 2021
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Other
Minimum high school GPA of 3.0 for California residents, 3.4 for non-residents required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Ethnicity X
Class Rank X
Academic GPA X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Interview X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
52% of 55,866 applicants were admitted
Women
51% of 29,434 applicants were admitted
Men
52% of 24,375 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
4,079 (15%) of 27,615 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,929 (13%) of 15,050 admitted students enrolled
Men
2,150 (17%) of 12,565 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
12,859
Students Accepting Wait List Position
7,576
Students Admitted From Wait List
4,676
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
15%
3.50 - 3.74
31%
3.25 - 3.49
33%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
3%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 653 average, 600-710 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
32.7%
Score of 600 - 700
42.5%
Score of 500 - 600
23.7%
Score of 400 - 500
1.1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 659 average, 590-680 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
17.5%
Score of 600 - 700
55.3%
Score of 500 - 600
25.7%
Score of 400 - 500
1.5%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
29 average, 24-30 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
31.2%
Score of 24 - 29
47.2%
Score of 18 - 23
21.3%
Score of 12 - 17
0.3%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 96%
Top quarter: 100%
Top half: 100%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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