University of California, Santa Cruz
Region: Northern America
Country/Region: United States
Found Year: 1965
Address: 1156 High Street
Introduction

UC Santa Cruz combines the resources of a major research university with the advantages of a small college setting. At UCSC, students have the opportunity to engage in in-depth learning while pursuing research and scholarship with leading figures in their fields. Described as one of the most beautiful campuses in the world, UCSC has a reputation for excellence, with nationally ranked, rigorous academic programs. UCSC faculty have made significant contributions to research, demonstrating that cutting-edge research and high-quality teaching are mutually supportive.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
151-200
Academic Ranking of World Universities
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one. ARWU presents the world's top 1000 research universities annually based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data.
98
2017
101-150
2018
101-150
2019
151-200
2020
151-200
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Oceanography
18
Earth Sciences
49
Ecology
50
Biological Sciences
76-100
Physics
101-150
Mathematics
151-200
Materials Science & Engineering
151-200
Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
151-200
Key Statistics
19327
Total Enrollment
1611(8.3%)
International Students
17468
Undergraduate Enrollment
1086(6.2%)
International Students
1859
Graduate Enrollment
525(28.2%)
International Students
Programs
Undergraduate Programs
Anthropology
Applied Physics
Art
Biochemistry and Molecularbiology
Bioengineering
Bioinformatics
Biology
Business Management Economics
Chemistry
Classical Studies
Cognitive Science
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Science Computer Game Design
Earth and Planetary Sciences
Ecology and Evolution
Economics Education and Teaching
Electrical Engineering
Environmental Studies
Feminist Studies
Field and Exchange
Film and Digital Media
German Studies
Global Economics
History
History of Art and Visual Culture
Human Biology
Italian Studies
Jewish Studies
Language Studies
Latin American and Latino Studies
Legal Studies
Linguistics
Literature
Marine Biology
Mathematics
Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology
Music
Network and Digital Technology
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics Physics (Astrophysics)
Physics Education
Plant Sciences
Politics
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Psychology
Robotics Engineering
Sociology
Technology and Information Management
Theater Arts
Writing
Graduate Programs
Anthropology
Applied Economics and Finance
Biology: Ecology and Evolutionary
Biology: Molecular, Cell, and Developmental
Biomolecular Engineering & Bioinformatics
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Digital Arts/New Media
Earth and Planetary Sciences
Education
Electrical Engineering
History
Linguistics
Literature
Mathematics
Microbiology & Environmental Toxicology
Music
Network Engineering
Ocean Sciences
Philosophy Astronomy and Astrophysics
Physics
Social Documentation
Statistics and Stochastic Modeling
Technology & Information Management