The institution is a fairly selective school. They receive roughly 61,700 applications annually. The acceptance rate is around 59 percent which equals about 36,400 students who were successful in the admission process of the school. However, when the year starts, only about 4,370 or 12% 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 46% and 53% for males and females respectively. However, of the freshmen enrolled, 54% were typically women chose the University of California-Santa Cruz after receiving the letter of acceptance and 44% 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: 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 25 - 33 or a 1,160 - 1,360 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 enrollment.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2021 Admissions Cycle
Applications
61,695
Male 28,469
Female 33,226

 

Acceptance
36,400
Male 15,552
Female 20,843

 

Enrollment Total
4,368
Male 1,956
Female 2,401


Acceptance Rate
59%
Male
54.6%
Female
62.7%

 

Yield
12%
Male
12.6%
Female
11.5%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$70


Graduate

$120



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual enrollment

    Admission considerations

    Required

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



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