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University of California-Santa Barbara

University of California-Santa Barbara is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Santa Barbara, CA. The 2019 average net price at University of California-Santa Barbara is $16,912. Acceptance rate is 32.20%. The school has a total enrollment of 25,976.


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Major City
Top Ranked
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Student Body: 25,976
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Suburban
Web Site: www.ucsb.edu
Acceptance Rate: 32.20%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 32.20%
  • Application Deadline: November 30, 2020
  • International Students: 14%
  • Application Fee: $70
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $11,442
Out of State/International Tuition: $40,434
In State Grad Tuition: $11,442
Out of State Grad Tuition: $26,544
Room and Board: $15,673
Books and Supplies: $1,157
Other Fees: $2,949
Net Price In-District/State: $16,912
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 5,094
  • Men / Women Ratio: 2,219 / 2,875
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 620 - 700
  • Median SAT Math Range: 610 - 760
  • Median ACT Range: 27 - 33
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 80
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 7
  • % of International Students: 14%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 707
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Social Sciences: 25%
  • Psychology: 10%
  • Biological, Biomedical Science: 9%
  • Communication: 7%
  • Natural Resources, Conservation: 6%

Academic Programs

University of California-Santa Barbara offers 182 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Social Sciences. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsUniversity of California-Santa Barbara offers 77 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
  • Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other Degree
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other Degree
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, Liberal Studies Degree
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsUniversity of California-Santa Barbara offers 54 Master's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other Degree
  • Cell, Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other Degree
  • Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other Degree
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography Degree
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsUniversity of California-Santa Barbara offers 48 Doctorate Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Certificate ProgramsUniversity of California-Santa Barbara offers 3 Certificate Programs
Education
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Psychology

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 81%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 83%
  • 1st Year Retention: 93%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $52,100
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 25,976
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 33%
  • Hispanic Students: 25%
  • Asian Students: 17%
  • Non-resident, alien: 12%
  • Two or more races: 7%
  • Unknown: 3%
  • Black Students: 2%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%