32%

Acceptance Rate

$19,678

Avg.Financial Aid

001320

FAFSA Code

University of California-Santa Barbara

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Public

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

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

    Not applicable

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

    WASC

  • Website

    https://www.ucsb.edu/
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    25,976

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

    Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Fax:

N/A

Address

5221 Cheadle Hall

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

  • SAT/ACT

    Required

  • ACT Range

    27 - 33

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    $70

  • 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

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $36,659

  • 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.

NA

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

Most Popular 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

  • 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 / Part-time

98% / 2%

Students Gender

Male

46%

US National: 44%

Female

54%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

32%

Unknown

2%

Black

2%

Hispanic

26%

Two or more races

8%

Non Resident alien

12%

Asian

18%

American Indian/Alaska native

0%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

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 Security

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.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

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.

$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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