School Overview

University of California-Santa Barbara is a Public, 4 years college located in Santa Barbara, California. UCSB ranked 94th in National Universities and 17th in California Colleges.
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. UCSB's acceptance rate is 29.18% last year (undergraduate school).
University of California-Santa Barbara is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission.
Contact Information
Address5221 Cheadle Hall, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
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 29.18% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 15.90%. The application fees are $70 for undergraduate programs and $105 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate29.18 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)15.90 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$105

Tuition & Fees

UCSB's 2022 tuition & fees is $14,417 for California residents and $44,171 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $13,581 for California residents and $28,683 for out-of-students.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$14,417$44,171
Graduate Tuition & Fees$13,581$28,683
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 26,179 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 25,164 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. UCSB has 23,196 undergraduate 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 programs186 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
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