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University of California at Santa Cruz

1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1099
+1 831-459-0111
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An Irreplaceable Life Experience

UCSC has to be the most beautiful campus of all the UCs. I love visiting there over and over... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diane L
Visit for gardens and the arts!

With its internationally-acclaimed Farm and Garden, Arboretum, and regular series of musical... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Santa Cruz, California
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The Santa Cruz campus offers an attractive blend of notable architecture and panoramic views.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1099
+1 831-459-0111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

UCSC has to be the most beautiful campus of all the UCs. I love visiting there over and over again...

1  Thank Diane L
Reviewed 1 week ago

With its internationally-acclaimed Farm and Garden, Arboretum, and regular series of musical performances and art openings, UCSC is worth a visit for both locals and tourists. With operas, plays, and lectures on fruit trees and other topics at the Alan Chadwick garden, you'll find something...More

Thank Kekerica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Toured the campus for my high school senior. Although he is choosing to go elsewhere, you couldn't ask for a more beautiful place to go to school. A deer walked right in fron of us in the courtyard, and their are tress (and hills!) everywhere.

Thank gidgetcindy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the school during spring commencement as our youngest daughter was graduating from the University with her bachelors in psychology. As I drove through the campus I remarked as the only reason I knew there was a school there was because my daughter told...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love love love UCSC! It is a great school for someone studying any sciences and math. Beautiful campus and wildlife.

Thank keithn737
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gorgeous campus and great place to visit. Our kids have done summer camps here and love the locations

Thank SFKAT3
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I'm always amazed that UCSC does not make the top 10 lists for most beautiful college campuses consistently. The view from the campus alone is worth being on the list but that isn't all this place has to offer. If you take a drive through...More

1  Thank twinklehead
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Relatively new campus with modern building scattered among a beautiful forest. A lovely botanical garden features the local flora. Can't vouch for any of the services (e.g. for food or beverage), but driving around and catching views of the Bay and the many agriculture areas...More

Thank drdave822
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I attend UCSC and the campus is beautiful. It's like we are in a forest and there are deer, turkey, and redwoods as high as you can imagine.

Thank Paraskevi B
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Just an amazing landscape; everything from rolling fields to redwoods to the research centre by the ocean; and fresh air and great architecture. The forest setting must be pretty unique and a variety of architectural styles for each college, all of whom feel appropriate to...More

Thank CassandraHolly
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