Grad Research

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Professor Holger Schmidt discusses his research in optofluidics. Schmidt and his UC Santa Cruz colleagues have discovered important biomedical applications for this technology. Watch»

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Collage of imagesRachel Cypher's IGHERT Experience

Interdisciplinarity & Professional Development: Anthropology Graduate Student Rachel Cypher reflects on her experience in the Andrew Mellon Foundation's IGHERT pilot program Continue»

Graduate Programs

UC Santa Cruz offers graduate study in 41 academic fields and 57 concentrations. Many graduate programs have interdisciplinary components, and students are encouraged to explore the conceptual connections between related fields. Click here for a full list of our programs.

Research Excellence

UC Santa Cruz graduate students and faculty have made significant contributions to the body of research that has earned the University of California the ranking as the foremost public research institution in the world. UCSC has earned national recognition for the quality of its research and teaching. Highlights of our Research Excellence