32%

Acceptance Rate

$19,678

Avg.Financial Aid

001320

FAFSA Code

About University of California-Santa Barbara

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

25,976

Website

www.ucsb.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

5221 Cheadle Hall

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8058938000
Fax:
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. University of California-Santa Barbara has been ranked at the 84th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

30th Nov

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

32%

SAT Range

1230 - 1460

ACT Range

27 - 33

Application Fee

$70

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

No

The university is selective in taking in students. Moreover, admission to UCSB is moderately difficult. To kickstart the admission process at UCSB, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $70. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1230-1480, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to University of California-Santa Barbara, must score 30 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 27 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 5221 Cheadle Hall, Santa Barbara, California 93106. They can also call them at (805) 893-8000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$16,912

Average Annual Cost

$11,442

Books And Supplies

$1,157

Other Fees

$2,949

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$15,673

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,438

Total One Year Cost

$36,659

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to UCSB. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $50,478. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

22:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

92%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

71%

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

$8,515

Faculty Overview

59%

Male Professors

41%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

687 Graduates

Economics

558 Graduates

Sociology

467 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

389 Graduates

International/Global Studies

332 Graduates

Biology, General

315 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

302 Graduates

Political Science and Government

271 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

174 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

148 Graduates

Anthropology

126 Graduates

History

123 Graduates

Mathematics

121 Graduates

Statistics

121 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

112 Graduates

Computer Science

102 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

101 Graduates

Chemistry

99 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

98 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

82 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

81 Graduates

Physics

80 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

72 Graduates

Philosophy

69 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

65 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

62 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

58 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

57 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

56 Graduates

Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomica...

51 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

51 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

48 Graduates

Computer Engineering

42 Graduates

Pharmacology and Toxicology

41 Graduates

Zoology/Animal Biology

38 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

36 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

31 Graduates

Area Studies

29 Graduates

Music

22 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

22 Graduates

Dance

16 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

14 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

13 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

10 Graduates

Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

7 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

4 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

3 Graduates

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

2 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

2 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

23,070

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

36%

Full-time

98%

Part-time

2%

Students Gender

Male

46%

US National: 44%

Female

54%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

32% White

2% Unknown

2% Black

26% Hispanic

8% Two or more races

12% Non Resident alien

18% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

7%

Out Of State

79%

In State

14%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$73,046 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

39%

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Gauchos

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

271

Total Female Athletes

204

Intramural Sports

20

Sports Club

33

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Water Polo

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Water Polo

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $15,520 per year. At University of California-Santa Barbara, students are offered well-cooked food keeping in mind their health and nutritional requirements. Additionally, the university offers a wide assortment of dining and meal options to the students. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At UCSB, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 45% male and 55% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$39,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$55,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$14,236

$24,350

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$148 - 253

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

55%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,678

Students Receiving Federal Grants

32%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,340

Students Receiving State Aid

41%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,456

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

50%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,889

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$25,254

$30K - $48K

$24,227

$48K - $75K

$21,003

$75K - $110K

$14,891

> $110K

$4,551

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,112,723

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$6,825,165

The financial aid department of University of California-Santa Barbara helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,180, whereas the financial aid is $9,569. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $11,438, while the institutional aid is $9,569. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at UCSB based on students' financial needs add up to $1,112,723 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $6,825,165.

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