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The University of California - Santa Cruz

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at UCSC/UC-Santa Cruz

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By Gender
MalesB-
FemalesB-
By Major
AnthropologyC+
Art & Design DepartmentC-
AstronomyB
BiologyC+
Business - Management and AdministrationB
ChemistryB
Computer ScienceC
EconomicsB
EducationF
Electrical EngineeringB+
EnglishC
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcC-
GeneticsA+
Geography and GeosciencesB
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
MathB-
Mechanical EngineeringA-
OtherC+
Perfomance ArtsB-
PhilosophyA-
PhysicsB-
Political ScienceB-
PreMed and MedicalB-
PreparatoryB+
PsychologyC+
Social WorkA
SociologyB-
UndecidedC
Video/MediaD+

Against similar schools

Surrounding City compared with similar schools in class.

University of California - Santa Cruz
 B-
Average of All Schools
 B-
Average of schools in class
 B+

University of California - Santa Barbara
 A-
University of California - Berkeley
 B+
University of California - Los Angeles
 B+
University of Southern California
 B+
University of California - Davis
 C+
University of California - Irvine
 B+
Stanford University
 B-
F
A+

Surrounding City

... Santa Cruz is a beautiful city, but people usually either love it or hate it ...Read full comment
... Santa Cruz is a small expensive city with hardly any housing on or off campus ...Read full comment
... Well, shoot, I'm from the City, so whatya expect ...Read full comment
... UC Santa Cruz sucks, dont come here, its a boring city filled with stupid closed minded people who think left wing liberals know everything ...Read full comment
... The city of Santa Cruz is a definitely unique and has a lot of great qualities including an incredibly fun theme park, a great little bar strip, ...Read full comment
... The city is fantastic, surfing, nightlife, boardwalk, and best of all not to far away beautiful untouched beaches ...Read full comment
... I think the whole environment of Santa Cruz (city and university) allow for a lot of personal learning, exploration and growth ...Read full comment
... I would give the school a 9/10 only because there is not much of a city life, but there's always the beach ...Read full comment
... Santa Cruz, the city itself, is not a big city if that's what you are looking for, but downtown is still a lot of fun: bars, clubs, coffee s...Read full comment
... City on a hill press is definitely biased and every article feels like an editorial ...Read full comment
There are many different types of people here, who are going to Santa Cruz for a variety of reasons. Before applying as a freshman get a good feel for...Read full comment
... Cowell, Stevenson, and the East Field have the most ridiculous view of the city and Monterey Bay ...Read full comment
... I came to UCSC as a transfer student from New York City ...Read full comment
... Driving 40 minutes away to the next local city that has convenience stores, and shopping malls in order to by the normal essentials of life ...Read full comment
... A lot of people from metropolitan areas, [the city, L ...Read full comment
... Even with the benefit of friends, parties are often the activity of choice because it's difficult to get off campus- we are far removed from t...Read full comment
... Many locals are still bitter about the role the campus has in city life and would be much happier if it disappeared altogether ...Read full comment
... Currently I live in New York City where I'm a museum curator ...Read full comment
... I hated it here for the first couple of months, but now my appreciation for the environment/vibe of the school as well as for the city grows with...Read full comment
... The campus is very unique and beautiful because it's built into a forest instead of being just a bunch of buildings in a city ...Read full comment
... Although I would never go back to Santa cruz to live or learn it is the best city to come of age in as you live in a bubble on top a hill overloo...Read full comment
Very liberal school. If you are out to party, Santa Cruz is the place, but if you need to hit the books, the academics can be a challenge but will pr...Read full comment
... CAMPUS & CITY If there's a more beautiful campus than UCSC, I've never seen it ...Read full comment
... Santa Cruz is a cool city of about 60,000 people, with lots of stuff to do, especially if you like the outdoors ...Read full comment
... If you're from the city, or come from a metroplitan environment, then UCSC is not for you ...Read full comment
... There is extremely high theft on campus and throughout the city of Santa Cruz below, so you are bound to also lose some valuables ...Read full comment
... -the city is a piece of shit ...Read full comment
... Currently, I am a Film and Digital Media major, and a transfer student from City College of San Francisco ...Read full comment
... the town of santa cruz also might not exactly be right for some people since its a very liberal and grungy city ...Read full comment
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