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Student Population
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About University of California-Santa Barbara

University of California-Santa Barbara is a Public, 4 years college located in Santa Barbara, California.
It has a total enrollment of 26,179 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The acceptance rate at University of California-Santa Barbara is 37.00% last year (undergraduate school).
University of California-Santa Barbara is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission.
Address5221 Cheadle Hall, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Net Price
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of University of California-Santa Barbara is 37.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 18.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate37.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)18.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$105

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at University of California-Santa Barbara, for academic year 2019-2020 is $14,406 for California residents and $44,160 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $13,568 for California residents and $28,670 for out-of-students.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$14,406$44,160
Graduate Tuition & Fees$13,568$28,670

Student Population

At University of California-Santa Barbara, total 26,179 are attending classes. Among them, 25,164 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. UCSB has 23,196 students and the graduate school has 2,983 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students26,179
Undergraduate Students23,196
Graduate Students2,983
Online Enrollment25,164

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs179 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification