UC Santa Cruz freshman admission profile

This is a snapshot of the admitted freshman class for fall 2018.

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

47.7%
  • Admits
26,997
  • Applicants
56,634


GPA and test scores of middle 25%-75% students

  • High School GPA
3.76 - 4.16
  • ACT Composite Score
26 - 32
  • ACT English Language Arts
24 - 30
  • SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing
590 - 700
  • SAT Mathematics
620 - 750
  • SAT Essay
14 - 18

 

Undergraduate admission data

For more systemwide and campus data on applicants, admits and enrollees, visit UC's Information Center.