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University Of California Santa Cruz (CA): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Public19,700 StudentsIn State: $29,226/yrOut of state: $46,410/yr

University Of California Santa Cruz offers 26% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $6,492. University Of California Santa Cruz is a public college located in Santa Cruz, California. Its student population is 19,700. It is a four-year, large, highly residential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 47%. University Of California Santa Cruz 4 year graduation rate is 53% .


Merit Aid Stats For University Of California Santa Cruz


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$6,492

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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% of freshman
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$4,700

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 47%
  • Avg. high school GPA 3.6
  • Avg. ACT 29
  • Avg. SAT 1295
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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Parents who completed the admissions process in 2019 submitted their offer data as presented here.


Money You Don’t Need To payMoney Your Family Needs To payFederal Student Loans (Government)Work Study
Expected Family Contribution
State of Residence
Unweighted GPA
Composite SAT
Composite ACT
Admission
Type
College Estimated Cost of Attendance
College Grants & Scholarships (NOT BASED on financial need)
Is this money automatically renewable?
College Grants & Scholarships (BASED on financial need)
Net Cost to your family (before loans & work study)
Subsidized
Unsubsidized
Amount you can earn
$25001 to $30000 CA 4 1270 0 Regular Decision $38000 $0 $0 $38000 $3500 $2000 $0
$45001 to $50001 CA 3.8 1420 0 Regular Decision $37215 $0 $0 $37215 $0 $5500 $0
Below $15,000 CA 3.52 1350 27 Regular Decision $37215 $5684 Don't Know $2877 $12539 $3500 $2000 $2000
$20001 to $25001 CA 3.97 1320 0 Regular Decision $30000 $0 $3500 $26500 $2500 $3000 $0
$25001 to $30000 MI 3.3 1240 0 Regular Decision $62679 $6250 Yes $0 $56429 $3500 $2000 $0
$15001 to $20000 CA 4.3 0 28 Early Action $31965 $0 $3200 $28765 $0 $0 $0
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Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
University Of California Santa Cruz $46,410 26% $6,492 47%
Virginia Commonwealth University n/a * 28% $6,592 86%
Rutgers University Camden $48,560 26% $6,256 71%
Florida State University $38,159 22% $6,079 37%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in Far West Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
University Of California Santa Cruz $46,410 26% $6,492 47%
California State University Chico $34,568 23% $2,182 65%
California State University Fresno $33,296 28% $3,085 58%
Scripps College $76,588 26% $22,131 24%
Humboldt State University $36,692 23% $650 77%
University Of Washington Tacoma Campus $54,297 27% $3,478 86%
University Of Alaska Southeast $28,604 23% $1,404 63%
California State University Stanislaus $34,662 26% $4,086 86%
Colleges in Far West Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
University Of California Santa Cruz 47 $104,700
Chapman University 54 $99,400
Cuny City College 48 $99,100
Letourneau University 46 $98,900
Texas Christian University 41 $98,700
Ohio State University Main Campus 52 $98,600
California State University Fullerton 43 $98,400
University At Buffalo 56 $98,000
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
University Of California Santa Cruz 47 $46,410
Mcmurry University 41 $42,178
Kansas Wesleyan University 47 $42,200
Brevard College 46 $42,250
Suny At Albany 52 $42,460
Webster University 56 $42,664
Limestone College 44 $42,736
Liberty University 56 $42,886
The College Of Idaho 49 $43,252
Webber International University 40 $43,368
University Of Florida 39 $43,488
Arizona Christian University 56 $43,688
Greensboro College 44 $43,740
Stony Brook University 42 $43,761
St. Andrews University 41 $43,854
University Of Minnesota Twin Cities 52 $43,911
Gardner Webb University 48 $43,964
North Park University 47 $44,020
Salem College 39 $44,151
North Carolina State University At Raleigh 47 $44,155
Cuny York College 53 $44,214
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


Name
Acceptance
Rate
4 year
graduation
University Of California Santa Cruz 47 53%
Vanguard University Of Southern California 40 57%
University At Buffalo 56 57%
Florida Southern College 50 57%
Salem College 39 56%
Suny At Albany 52 56%
Northland College 51 55%
State University Of New York At New Paltz 41 55%
Colorado School Of Mines 49 55%
William Jewell College 46 54%
Suny Cortland 44 54%
University Of California Riverside 51 53%
Berklee College Of Music 48 53%
Stony Brook University 42 53%
Hallmark University 52 52%
Crown College 55 52%
Chatham University 55 52%
University Of La Verne 51 52%
University Of South Florida Main Campus 43 51%
Suny College At Oswego 54 50%
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
University Of California Santa Cruz 26% $6,492
Virginia Military Institute 19% $7,140
The College Of New Jersey 34% $5,648
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