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Santa Cruz Housing

  • Housing

Looking for housing in Santa Cruz? Check out the local classifieds and online listings:

Please note that Santa Cruz rental ads are abbreviated- ESC represents East Santa Cruz and WSC is West Santa Cruz. Five Branches University is located in Santa Cruz (SC) in an area called Live Oak. Rental options are also posted on the student bulletin board in the Five Branches student lounge.

Get to Know the Area

Five Branches University is located at 200 Seventh Avenue in Santa Cruz, California, in the heart of the Monterey Bay area. We are easily accessible to Highway 1 and 17. The areas of Capitola, Downtown Santa Cruz, West Side Santa Cruz, and Bonnie Doon are to the North, a short distance away. If you continue exploring further south, you will also find communities such as Capitola, Soquel, Aptos, La Selva Beach, and Watsonville. Keep in mind that Santa Cruz is fairly small and distances are relative. To view a map of the area, go to:

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