UC Santa Cruz freshman admission profile

This is a snapshot of the admitted freshman class for fall 2013.

Please be cautious in drawing conclusions from this information. Use it as a general guide to selectivity and not as a predictor of your chance for admission to UC Santa Cruz.


Admit rate — Overall

48.6%
  • Admits
18,703
  • Applicants
38,515
  • California Residents (% of admits)
83.6%


Averages

  • High School GPA
3.84
  • ACT Composite Score
26
  • SAT Critical Reading
583
  • SAT Mathematics
616
  • SAT Writing
594