UCSC is a world-class research and teaching university highlighting interdisciplinary learning and a distinctive residential college system. From building more efficient solar cells to researching personalized care for cancer patients, our focus is on improving our planet and the lives of all its inhabitants. Celebrated for its extraordinary beauty, our oceanside campus is a center of learning, research, and the free exchange of ideas. We are near Monterey Bay, Silicon Valley, and the San Francisco Bay Area -- an ideal location for internships and future employment.

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