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University of California-Santa Cruz Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

1156 High St Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1011
Phone: (831) 459-0111
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • J from Yuba City, CA
  • Sep-20-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Campus is in the woods, make sure you visit before you get your heart set on there.

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  • Erik from Santa Rosa, CA
  • Sep-09-2015 I am a current student here

    Dont be afraid to really get out there here. The people here literally run naked in the rain for fun every year, we're all a little crazy. Its the definition of the California environment, and the more open you are about who you are and what you want to do the better the staff will be able to help you. The only qualm I have about this place is that the voicemail system on all of their departments is a loop: if you want information, its better to go in person.

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  • Jeffrey from San Francisco, CA
  • Jun-28-2015 I am a current student here

    Once you start your classes, see if their are tutoring opportunities other that our CA's (course assistants). Also use the writing center at Oakes college they have drop in hours and are really helpful. Finally use your time wisely since UCSC is in the quarter system (11 weeks), and the weeks pass fairly quickly.

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  • Carson from Redwood City, CA
  • Apr-22-2015 I am a current student here

    Visit and campus and imagine how you would fit in at the school. Can you see yourself attending this college? How would you socially and academically fit in? Does UCSC have the major you are interested in?

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  • David
  • Apr-10-2015 I am a current student here

    Get ready to walk uphill and downhill everyday for ten to twenty minutes. Invest in an awesome running shoes, because many of the buildings are far from each other.

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