University of California-Santa Barbara

#44 in National Universities

  • Public4 Years (or High)Santa Barbara, CADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveDoctor's degree24,346 Students35.77 % Acceptance Ratio18:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    University of California-Santa Barbara is a Public (4 Years or High) college located in Santa Barbara, California. It has a total enrollment of 24,346 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 18:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 35.77% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio35.77 %
    Admission Yield18.11 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$70
    Graduate Application Fees$105

    The acceptance ratio is 35.77% last year at University of California-Santa Barbara where total 77,112 students applied and 27,581 were accepted.

  • In-StateOut-of-State
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$14,451$42,465
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$13,569$28,671
    On-Campus Living Costs$20,517
    Off-Campus Living Costs$17,531

    The tuition & fees at University of California-Santa Barbara, for academic year 2017-2018 is $14,451 for in-state students and $42,465 for out-of-students.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $20,517 when living on campus and $17,531 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    ROTC Program

    Campus Housing

    Meal Plan

    Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    University of California-Santa Barbara provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, ROTC Program, Campus Housing, Meal Plan, Online Learning, Study Abroad, Career Counseling and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at University of California-Santa Barbara.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about University of California-Santa Barbara

Key Stats for University of California-Santa Barbara

Costs of Attendance extremely expensive

University of California-Santa Barbara$42,465
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges$18,374
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California$19,392

Admission Chances extremely difficult to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges68.96%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California53.62%

Financial Helps high financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges74.61%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California68.74%

Student Population small

University of California-Santa Barbara24,346
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges8,898,653
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California990,462

Graduation Rates very high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges45.08%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California53.07%

Major Programs very diverse majors


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges203
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California222

Contact Information & Online Resources


University of California-Santa Barbara 5221 Cheadle Hall,
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
805) 893-8000


University of California-Santa Barbara is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission (02/28/1949 - Current).
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