UC Santa Cruz freshman admission profile

This is a snapshot of the admitted freshman class for fall 2015.

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

51.1%
  • Admits
23,284
  • Applicants
45,550
  • California Residents (% of admits)
75.5%


Averages

  • High School GPA
3.88
  • ACT Composite Score
27
  • SAT Critical Reading
593
  • SAT Mathematics
632
  • SAT Writing
603