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University of California-Santa Cruz

Men's MCLA Contact: Zack Kowitz
Profile
Size
9 / 10
17,792 Undergrads / 19,700 Students
Cost
5 / 10
$17,889 Net Price
Selectivity
8 / 10
51% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
19 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
88%
Overall Graduation Rate
75%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
52% / 75%
Calendar System
Quarter
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The team travels around the state of California playing a variety of teams like Stanford University, University of the Pacific, University of California-Davis, and California State University-San Marcos. They also have traveled Northwest to play Western Oregon University and Central Washington University.

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Location
1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA, 95064 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Sacramento California Area
  • Orange County California Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Salinas California Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • United Kingdom
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Santa Barbara California Area
Where Grads Work
  • Cisco
  • Google
  • Apple
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Genentech
  • Oracle
  • Stanford University
  • UCSF
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • UC Berkeley
  • Wells Fargo
  • Microsoft
  • Intel Corporation
  • UC Davis
  • Adobe
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Research
  • Media and Communication
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Information Technology
  • Sales
  • Arts and Design
  • Community and Social Services
  • Program and Project Management
  • Administrative
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Healthcare Services
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Athletics
Campus
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
520 - 630
Math
600 - 710
Total
1110 - 1340
ACT
English
24 - 32
Math
24 - 29
Composite
26 - 32

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 490 - 620 for SAT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 55,796 25,056 30,740
% Admitted 51% 51% 51%
% Admits That Enroll 13% 15% 11%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.76
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
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    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (16%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (15%)
    Social Sciences (13%)
    Psychology (9%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (8%)
    Business (8%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (5%)
    Engineering (4%)
    Foreign Languages (4%)
    Physical Sciences (4%)
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies (3%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (2%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (2%)
    Legal Professions (2%)
    History (2%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (1%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (1%)
    English Language & Literature
    Education
    Agriculture
    Athlete graduation rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $17,889

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$13,991 $40,221
    Books & Supplies$1,085 $1,085
    Cost of Living$16,951 $16,951
    Personal Expenses$5,270 $5,270
     
    Sticker Price$37,297 $62,090

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    70% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship63%$16,955
    Federal Grants28%$4,746
    Pell Grants28%$4,717
    Other Federal0%$2,174
    State & Local Grants40%$10,808
    Institutional Grants57%$8,668
     
    Student Loans37%$6,294
    Federal Loans35%$4,744
    Other Loans18%$3,801

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $104 Million $5,273

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $19,700.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $17,200 $209

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.4%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 6,559 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $46,900

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.01 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 52% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 11 11
    Fondling 12 11
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 3 2
    Burglary 33 25
    Motor Vehicle Theft 5 1
    Arson 2 2

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, no medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, highly residential

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