The institution is a fairly selective selective school. They receive roughly 55,800 applications annually. The acceptance rate is around 51 percent which equals about 28,600 students who were successful in the admission process of the school. However, when the year starts, only about 3,710 or 13% of the students would have decided on the University of California-Santa Cruz as their school of choice. The ratio of the candidates who submitted their applications is 44% and 55% for males and females respectively. However, of the freshmen enrolled, 47% were typically women chose the University of California-Santa Cruz after receiving the letter of acceptance and 52% were men. The undergraduate application fee requires by the University of California-Santa Cruz is $70. To apply at the University of California-Santa Cruz, you will need to have these documents: ACT/SAT scores, Completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. First-year students are requested to submit their ACT or SAT scores to the University of California-Santa Cruz when filling out the application. Usually, an ACT score of 26 - 32 or a 1,200 - 1,380 SAT score is the range in which applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This institution also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits and Dual credit.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2019 Admissions Cycle
Applications
55,796
Male 25,056
Female 30,740

 

Acceptance
28,629
Male 12,825
Female 15,804

 

Enrollment Total
3,712
Male 1,942
Female 1,770


Acceptance Rate
51.3%
Male
51.2%
Female
51.4%

 

Yield
13%
Male
15.1%
Female
11.2%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$70


Graduate

$120



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)



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