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University of California, Santa Cruz

UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the intimacy of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. Our world-class faculty and facilities and our creative scholarly community put us at the forefront of new developments in graduate research and teaching. In each of the existing and emerging disciplines that our programs represent, our students flourish in leading-edge research environments, enjoying close, productive contact with faculty mentors and a supportive community of graduate peers. Each graduate student we admit contributes a special element of the exciting scholarly dialogue we experience daily in our classrooms, in our labs and studios, and in the internationally regarded publications of faculty and students. We hope prospective students will find our programs attractive and consider joining us here at UCSC for a uniquely fulfilling graduate education.