UC Santa Cruz Again Attracts Record Number of Frosh Applicants

eSlug Newsletter Winter 2017

Photo by Carolyn Lagattuta.
Photo by Carolyn Lagattuta.

UC Santa Cruz has again broken its own record for frosh application numbers, showing that student interest in the campus continues to be strong and growing.

This winter UCSC Admissions officers will be reading a record number of over 52,000 frosh applications for fall 2017, a 6.9 percent increase from fall 2016. Applications from California high school seniors increased 6.4 percent, while out-of-state applications increased 2.5 percent, and international applications increased 13 percent.

In addition, applications from African American students increased by 6.5 percent, from Asian American/Pacific Islander students by 5.7 percent, and from Chicano/Latino students by 11 percent.

More information: Undergraduate applications mark new record