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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA

Academic Calendar SystemQuarter
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Science
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Family and Community Services
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Economics
  • Italian Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Linguistics
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Mathematics, General
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Plant Sciences, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Russian Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Women's Studies
 
Most Popular DisciplinesBiological/life sciences, Social sciences, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
None
Special ProgramsDouble major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Internships, Washington semester
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesNot reported

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time FacultyNot reported
Part-Time FacultyNot reported
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class SizeNot reported
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
Not reported

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings2,464,442
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on CampusNot Reported
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial InstructionOffered
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Arts
Master's Programs of Study
  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Art and Design
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Developmental Biology
  • Ecology
  • Education--General
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Biology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Finance and Banking
  • Geosciences
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology
  • Marine Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Planetary and Space Sciences
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Statistics
  • Telecommunications
  • Toxicology
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Musical Arts
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Art and Design
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Geosciences
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Affairs
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology
  • Marine Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Planetary and Space Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Telecommunications
  • Toxicology
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  GPA SAT ACT
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Average 3.55 3.86 640 631 27
Low 2.70 3.00 420 460 17
High 4.00 4.70 800 770 35
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