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University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA

LOCATION AND SETTING

Santa Cruz Population62,041
Nearest Metropolitan AreaSan Francisco, San Jose
EnvironmentSmall city
Campus Size2,000 acres
Weather
Temperature45.8 average low in January, 68.7 average high in September
Rain68 rainy days per year
Getting Around
Campus Map Map
Nearest Airport30 mile(s) from campus in San Jose
Nearest Bus Station1 mile(s) from campus in Santa Cruz
Nearest Train Station30 mile(s) from campus in San Jose

HOUSING

College HousingCollege offers housing to students
Types of HousingCoed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, married student apartments, single student apartments
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 53% of all students
Housing Requirements 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off
Campus/Commuting
47%
Off-Campus Housing
Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

SECURITY

24-Hour Emergency Phone/
Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security PatrolsAvailable
Late-Night Transport/Escort
Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing
Entrances
Available
Otherevening main gate security, campus police force and fire station

PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES

Health ServiceOffered
Personal CounselingOffered
Child CareOffered

SPORTS AND RECREATION

Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotBanana Slug
School ColorsBlue and yellow
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
SportWOMENMEN
OfferedScholarships
Given
OfferedScholarships
Given
Basketballx x 
Cross-Country Runningx   
Golfx   
Soccerx x 
Swimming And Divingx x 
Tennisx x 
Volleyballx x 
 
Women's Club Sportsbadminton, baseball, cheerleading, equestrian sports, fencing, lacrosse, racquetball, rowing, rugby, sailing, softball, table tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, water polo
Men's Club Sportsbadminton, baseball, cheerleading, equestrian sports, fencing, lacrosse, racquetball, rowing, rugby, sailing, table tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, water polo
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sportsbasketball, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Activities and Organizationschoral groups, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, music theatre, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station
Sororities7% of women participate
Fraternities 5% of men participate
ROTCArmy ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.56 3.86 639 631 27
Low 2.70 3.00 420 460 17
High 4.00 4.70 800 770 35
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