University of California-Santa Cruz Graduate Schools

University of California-Santa Cruz (referred to as UC Santa Cruz) is a Public, 4 years school located in Santa Cruz, CA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of California-Santa Cruz is $13,808 for California residents and $28,910 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,908 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 19,700 including undergraduate students.

University of California-Santa Cruz Graduate School Overview

University of California-Santa Cruz (referred to as UC Santa Cruz) is a Public, 4 years school located in Santa Cruz, CA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
University of California-Santa Cruz is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (1/31/1965 - Current).
University of California-Santa CruzDirectory Information
School NameUniversity of California-Santa Cruz (referred to as UC Santa Cruz)
Address1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1011
Phone831-459-0111
Webhttps://www.ucsc.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/undergrad_adm/apply/apply_online.html
Financial Infohttps://financialaid.ucsc.edu
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of California-Santa Cruz is $13,808 for California residents and $28,910 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,908 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 19,700 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 76 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research).
UC Santa Cruz Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$28,910
$13,808 for California Residents
Student Population1,908
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs76 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of California-Santa Cruz is $13,808 for California residents and $28,910 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is -$1. University of California-Santa Cruz offers the alternative tuition plans.
UC Santa Cruz 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
California Residents$13,808
Out-of-State$28,910
Tuition per Credit Hour
California Residents-$1
Out-of-State-$1
University of California-Santa Cruz offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On University of California-Santa Cruz campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at UC Santa Cruz
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Not Offered
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

University of California-Santa Cruz 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of California-Santa Cruz is $13,808 for California residents and $28,910 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.11% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at University of California-Santa Cruz
California ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$11,220$2,088$26,322$2,088
2016-2017$11,220$2,166$26,322$2,166
2017-2018$11,502$2,335$26,604$2,335
2018-2019$11,442$2,335$26,544$2,335
2019-2020$11,442$2,366$26,544$2,366
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $22,393 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of California-Santa Cruz. On-campus living costs are increased by 4.97% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $18,658. Off-campus living costs are increased by 4.47% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at University of California-Santa Cruz
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$14,952$4,903$9,890$5,680
2016-2017$15,217$5,182$10,296$5,972
2017-2018$16,055$4,813$12,199$5,187
2018-2019$16,448$4,720$12,757$5,102
2019-2020$16,951$5,270$13,216$5,442

Graduate Programs at UC Santa Cruz

University of California-Santa Cruz offers 87 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 651 students have completed their study at University of California-Santa Cruz.
Offered Degrees at University of California-Santa Cruz
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree480483
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship370159
Post Bachelor's Degree209
Total870651

University of California-Santa Cruz offers 87 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 651 students have completed their studies.
  • 483 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 9 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 5 completers-
Environmental Studies5-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 4 completers-
African Studies0-
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies4-
Women's Studies0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 91 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science67-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation21-
Computer Software and Media Applications (other)3-
Education [+] 79 completers-
Education0-
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research (other)79-
Engineering [+] 84 completers-
Engineering0-
Computer Engineering41-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering42-
Systems Engineering1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 12 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics5-
Comparative Literature7-
English Language And Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology2-
Environmental Toxicology2-
Bioinformatics4-
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology (other)6-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 19 completers-
Mathematics7-
Applied Mathematics9-
Computational and Applied Mathematics3-
Mathematical Statistics and Probability0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)3-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 2 completers-
Philosophy2-
Physical Sciences [+] 42 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astronomy1-
Chemistry6-
Geology/Earth Science4-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical7-
Physics24-
Psychology [+] 16 completers-
Psychology16-
Social Sciences [+] 79 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology7-
Applied Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics70-
International Economics0-
Economics (other)0-
Political Science and Government0-
Sociology2-
Social Sciences (other)0-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 27 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts9-
Documentary Production7-
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (other)0-
Art/Art Studies1-
Fine/Studio Arts8-
Music0-
Music Theory and Composition0-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology2-
History [+] 6 completers-
History6-
Total483
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 4 completers-
Environmental Studies4-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
African Studies0-
Women's Studies0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science10-
Computer Software and Media Applications (other)0-
Education [+] 3 completers-
Education0-
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research (other)3-
Engineering [+] 11 completers-
Engineering0-
Computer Engineering8-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering3-
Systems Engineering0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 11 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics5-
Comparative Literature6-
English Language And Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology5-
Environmental Toxicology4-
Bioinformatics4-
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology (other)8-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 16 completers-
Mathematics9-
Applied Mathematics7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)5-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Physical Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astronomy2-
Chemistry7-
Geology/Earth Science5-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical5-
Physics5-
Psychology [+] 4 completers-
Psychology4-
Social Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology9-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics10-
International Economics2-
Political Science and Government9-
Sociology3-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 12 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (other)4-
Music Theory and Composition2-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology3-
Visual and Performing Arts (other)3-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total159
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 9 completers-
Communication and Media Studies (other)9-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts0-
Total9

Graduate Student Population at UC Santa Cruz

For academic year 2019-2020, total 1,908 students enrolled into University of California-Santa Cruz graduate schools where it has total 19,700 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,838 full-time and 70 part-time students. By gender, 1,064 male and 844 female students are attending University of California-Santa Cruz graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for University of California-Santa Cruz.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
University of California-Santa Cruz
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,9081,064844
Full-time1,8381,013825
Part-tme705119
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at University of California-Santa Cruz.
There are 788 White (41.30%), 25 Black/African American (1.31%), 219 Hispanic (11.48%), 158 Asian (8.28%), and 718 students with other races. 518 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at University of California-Santa Cruz
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,9081,064844
American Indian/Native American330
Asian1588177
Black/African American251213
Hispanic219116103
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White788426362
Two More954154
Un-Known1026438
Non-resident Alien518321197
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of California-Santa Cruz. 500 students are aged 20 to 24 (26.21% of total students), 29 students are aged above 50 (1.52%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of California-Santa Cruz.
Graduate Student Population By Age at University of California-Santa Cruz
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,9081,064844
Age 20-21352114
Age 22-24465277188
Age 25-29771437334
Age 30-34407208199
Age 35-391266462
Age 40-49753738
Age 50-6424159
Over 64550

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