Santa Cruz: Freshman admit data

This is a snapshot of the admitted freshman class for fall 2019.

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 data

Applicants:

55,868

Admits:

28,784

Overall admit rate:

51.5 %



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

High School GPA 3.76 - 4.16
ACT Composite Score 25 - 32
ACT English Language Arts  24 - 30
SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing 590 - 690
SAT Mathematics 610 - 760
SAT Essay 14 - 17