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#149 Overall Influence #734 Desirability Rank

University of California, Santa Cruz

Public University of California campus in Santa Cruz

From Wikipedia

The University of California, Santa Cruz is a public land-grant research university in Santa Cruz, California. Named a Public Ivy, it is one of ten University of California campuses. Located on Monterey Bay, on the edge of the coastal community of Santa Cruz, the campus lies on of rolling, forested hills overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

54,988

Acceptance

65%

Graduation Rate

76%

Median SAT Score

1290

Median ACT Score

29

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$11,442

Fees (in-state)

$2,583

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$53,800

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

20K

Under-Grads

18K

Graduates

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1156 High St, Santa Cruz CA 95064-1011

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

56 per 100K

Violent Crime

8 per 100K

What is University of California, Santa Cruz known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#134 World Rank
Biology
#138 World Rank
Literature
#112 World Rank
Philosophy
#96 World Rank
Physics
#81 World Rank
Psychology
#97 World Rank
Computer Science
#209 World Rank
Mathematics
#26 World Rank
Anthropology
#79 World Rank
Communications
#41 World Rank
Sociology
#161 World Rank
Political Science
#154 World Rank
History
#365 World Rank
Engineering
#368 World Rank
Business
#299 World Rank
Education
#396 World Rank
Chemistry
#442 World Rank
Law
#337 World Rank
Economics
#678 World Rank
Religious Studies
#389 World Rank
Earth Sciences

Other areas of influence

#301 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#435 World Rank
Social Work
#569 World Rank
Medical
#1006 World Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are University of California, Santa Cruz's Most influential alumni?

University of California, Santa Cruz 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Anthropology, Sociology, and Communications

Jon Stewart

American philosopher

Christopher Melchert

American academic

Marc E. Bassy

American singer-songwriter

Aaron Peskin

American politician

John M. Ackerman

John M. Ackerman

Author

Ricardo García

American criminal defense attorney

Martin Manley

American entrepreneur, political leader

Tom Killion

American fine artist, printmaker, African historian and author

Adrian Kaehler

Adrian Kaehler

American computer scientist

Leo Chavez

American anthropologist

Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

American Cosmologist

Sally Sedgwick

American philosopher