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University of California at Santa Cruz

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Address: 1156 High St., Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Phone Number: 831-459-0111
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: The Santa Cruz campus offers an attractive blend of notable architecture...
The Santa Cruz campus offers an attractive blend of notable architecture and panoramic views.
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The best views are in The University of Santa Cruz!!

My daugther was excepted to UC Santa Cruz. We are very proud of her. We were there for Orientation this month. The staff and the students were very polite and happy. They were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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West Covina, California
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West Covina, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My daugther was excepted to UC Santa Cruz. We are very proud of her. We were there for Orientation this month. The staff and the students were very polite and happy. They were very easy going. The campus is very clean and it's surrounded by redwood trees. The dorms are overlooking at the ocean. We are sure pleased of what... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I visited as part of a parent orientation group since my daughter's picked this school to spend her 4 year college experience at and I was not disappointed. Beautiful campus, million-dollar views from some of the dorm-rooms!! Excellent faculty, super friendly and the overall atmosphere is very laid-back and relaxed. Walking in the wooded areas around the campus is like... More 

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San Jose, California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

we had been to santa cruz many times, but never ventured into UCSC. this time we followed the sign up the bay street and found beautiful views of the ocean and the valley. there are some benches and short hiking trails up there as well.

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This campus is amazing! I spent there my last six months and I loved every single part! It is in the middle of nature: redwoods all around you and ocean as panorama. Lots of animals: squirrels and deers; in addition facilities are great. Atmosphere is chill and mellow. It is a great place to see and live.

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Roseville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Many big trees and plants, and great architecture. Very nice to walk around, perfect photo opportunities.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The setting of this university campus is more like a state or national park than the typical campus. In the middle of the redwoods with views of the ocean, it is spectacular. The high academic level of this campus is often forgotten because of the amazing beauty. It is one of the top research universities in the country.

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Culver City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Parking has been impossible for moving in and out. This time we found the Parking Office. Just inside the main gate, pass the red barn on the left. Turn right and a quick right again. You can buy an all day pass for 6$!

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I walked around the campus and enjoyed some spectacular views of Santa Cruz. Parking is very expensive.

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

What an amazing campus. Absolutely beautiful in and of itself as well as some of the views it affords. Worth driving through. I also hear it is a pretty darn good school too ;-)

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Fresno, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Some would say too much walking but I love to walk! We were here for a graduation and the graduation was kind of a mess but the rest was awesome!

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Address: 1156 High St., Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Phone Number: 831-459-0111
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz

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