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The University of California - Santa Cruz

Biology Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 4/10
Student Surveys
(in Biology)
Males: 9, Females: 5
Average Yrs. Completed: 1.9

Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:3.9 High
Actual difficulty:4.3 High
Students found the coursework to be harder than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English0-10%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities


Study hard and long. Get to know professors. Set high goals. Never give up.
UCSC was the only choice for me in terms of being the closest to my hometown. I came into UCSC hoping that I would get the college experience I expect...
UCSC is especially welcoming when it comes down to the individual people you meet and surrounded by. The professors aren't all exactly laid back but a...
College at UCSC is a highly unique experience compared with the rest of the UCs, not to mention the rest of the colleges in the country. I was a ...
To start, ucsc is beautiful. The forest, mountains and beach is breathtaking. Walking around campus can be a workout as there are hills everywhere. Th...
If you're from the city, or come from a metroplitan environment, then UCSC is not for you. So much trees causes allergies up the a$$. Excellent school...
I came to UCSC as a transfer student from New York City. Half way through my first quarter I realized that UCSC doesn't live up to the quality of educ...
OK, the only thing I've liked about this school is a few people, a few classes, and the campus. Other than that, if you're prepared to feel like you'...
Your experience at UC Santa Cruz is really what you make it. As a previous reviewer said, you can totally slack off and pass with a C average. On the ...
My overall experience at UCSC has been negative. It is your decision whether to attend UCSC. Academics: Depend on your major and professor, courses...
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...
UCSC has built up quite a reputation over the years. It is perceived by many as being a fluffy hippie school, a college that "does not give grades" w...
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