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University of California - Santa Cruz Academics

Academic Statistics

Academics
A-
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
77%
National
49%
Full-Time Retention Rate
91%
Part-Time Retention Rate
12%
Academic Calendar
Quarter
Research Funding per Student
$5,991
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
Data Not Available
94%
of students say they attend class.171 responses

About the Professors

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Female Professors
40%
Male Professors
60%
Average Professor Salary
$163,140
Poll
53%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.171 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    3%
  • Asian American
    15%
  • Hispanic
    9%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    4%
  • Multiracial
    0%
  • Native American
    1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    2%
  • White
    64%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
84%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.265 responses
Poll
73%
of students say professors care about their students' success.266 responses
Poll
71%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.266 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.266 responses
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