Santa Cruz, CA
University of California-Santa Cruz


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Recent Reviews

Stevie
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I really love this campus. The trees and seers maks everything seem peaceful. The people are great and so are the small clas...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I really love this campus. The trees and seers maks everything seem peaceful. The people are great and so are the small classes. The only down side is you have to slowly get used to the hills and stairs. When I came here I got a job at the cafeteria pretty quickly, so that helped me afford this college.

Hector
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall i am still adapting to the University but i have grown to like it. Yes it is a lot of walking but i like to think tha...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall i am still adapting to the University but i have grown to like it. Yes it is a lot of walking but i like to think that i am getting fit. The people are very nice and open minded which i really enjoy. I wish we had more variety of food and places to go to but one must understand that Santa Cruz is a small city. As someone who is hispanic i really like the amount of other hispanic students i see on campus. I also really enjoy that we (the students)are able to express our opinions and protest and never get shut down. If you're looking for a party campus this school is not for you because there are lacks of parties here and most parties are private and invite only. We have a beautiful campus and the gym is very nice as well. Overall, UCSC is growing on me and i am liking the person i am becoming.

Mario
What is your overall opinion of this school?

UCSC is a great school. It's very welcoming and diverse in academics as well as people. Not only does the campus provide a gr...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

UCSC is a great school. It's very welcoming and diverse in academics as well as people. Not only does the campus provide a great learning/ study environment, but the whole town is also supportive of that feeling. Overall, it's highly recommendable for people that want to learn, grow, and have fun.

Ashley
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love it. I love the campus, the environment, the classes, the city, everything. I do wish that campus activities were bette...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love it. I love the campus, the environment, the classes, the city, everything. I do wish that campus activities were better advertised. It is very hard to find out stuff that is going on at the different colleges without knowing someone who knows about them.

Chelsey
What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is a great place to continue your education because there are numerous programs and resources that are available to help y...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is a great place to continue your education because there are numerous programs and resources that are available to help you on your journey in university. The professors and advisors are all kind and more than willing to help you find your way and are encourage students to visit them and are helpful in helping students. Overall, my experience at Santa Cruz has been great because the students, professors and staff are both accepting and understanding of the LGBT community and different cultures and backgrounds.

Madison
What is your overall opinion of this school?

In general it is a very good school, academically prestigious with a fantastic research program. The drug scene can be intimi...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

In general it is a very good school, academically prestigious with a fantastic research program. The drug scene can be intimidating, but it's never overboard unless you seek it out. The class size can be very large, especially for STEM classes, which is unfortunate and means you do not get special recognition from professors. However, the on-campus required sections and the office hours guarantee that you can access one-on-one help with your TA or your professor.

Edith
What is your overall opinion of this school?

As I stepped on campus, I felt the warmth I was missing in the cold weather through the student body that greeted me for my t...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

As I stepped on campus, I felt the warmth I was missing in the cold weather through the student body that greeted me for my tour. Quickly, I had an intellectual conversation about my major with a fellow first year student at the university. As I was shown around, I concluded that the campus held many opportunities for their students. I believe UC Santa Cruz is a great option for a variety of people, and definitely an option for me.

Sam
What is your overall opinion of this school?

People stick to themselves or form cliques, teachers seem distant and have obvious political leanings to the left, the one sc...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

People stick to themselves or form cliques, teachers seem distant and have obvious political leanings to the left, the one school supply store on campus has a monopoly with terrible prices, expect to either smell armpit in a crowded bus or walk at least 20 minutes every day you have classes. Overall its good if you like to keep to yourself or stare at trees :P

Kimani
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Great school overall. Most classroom settings at UCSC are small to mid size so not too overwhelming if you're interested in s...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Great school overall. Most classroom settings at UCSC are small to mid size so not too overwhelming if you're interested in something low scale. At the same time, the school is situated in a forest of sorts, so you can always just chill and relax with random deer and the occasional turkey (no joke).

Jason
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What is your overall opinion of this school?

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  • Enrollment
  • 16,962
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $13,539
  • Acceptance rate
  • 58%

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