2021 Student Population

A total of 26,179 students have enrolled at University of California-Santa Barbara - 23,196 undergraduate and 2,983 graduate.
By gender, 11,999 male and 14,180 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 25,254 full-time students and 925 part-time students.
The number of students at University of California-Santa Barbara is large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of California-Davis, its population is small (average population is 38,253).
University of California-Santa Barbara offers online degree/certificate programs and 25,164 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 11,999 male and 14,180 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.85 to 1 and the ratio is higher (more men students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total23,19622,480716
Men10,40510,004401
Women12,79112,476315
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total2,9832,774209
Men1,5941,49698
Women1,3891,278111

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 8,288 White students (31.66%) and 6,033 Hispanic students (23.05%) at University of California-Santa Barbara(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at University of California-Santa Barbara.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at University of California-Santa Barbara
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native36927
Asian4,2802,0712,209
Black or African American455168287
Hispanic5,7172,2523,465
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander311615
White7,0473,1293,918
Two or More Races2,0188581,160
Race/Ethnicity Unknown612313299
Total 23,19610,40512,791
Population by Race/Ethnicity at University of California-Santa Barbara
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native17611
Asian314155159
Black or African American983563
Hispanic316141175
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander743
White1,241644597
Two or More Races251312
Race/Ethnicity Unknown694326
Total 2,9831,5941,389

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 23,333 students whose age under twenty five and 937 students whose age is over thirty years old at University of California-Santa Barbara.
Especially, 561 students are younger than eighteen and 5 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at University of California-Santa Barbara.

Enrollment by Student Age Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Student Age at University of California-Santa Barbara
TotalMenWomen
Total23,196 10,40512,791
Under 18561 200361
18-199,144 3,8055,339
20-2110,126 4,4755,651
22-242,661 1,5081,153
25-29508 312196
30-34105 6243
35-3952 2824
40-4922 1012
50-6416 511
65 and over1 01
Total 23,196 10,40512,791
Population by Student Age at University of California-Santa Barbara
TotalMenWomen
Total2,983 1,5941,389
20-2133 2310
22-24808 411397
25-291,401 763638
30-34497 278219
35-39136 6769
40-4978 3741
50-6426 1412
65 and over4 13
Total 2,983 1,5941,389

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At University of California-Santa Barbara, 26,149 students (99.89% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 25,164 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 19,578 students live in California where University of California-Santa Barbara is located in and 2,079 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total26,17923,1962,983
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes25,16422,4252,739
Enrolled Some in Online Classes985758227
Not Enrolled in Online Classes301317
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)25,16422,4252,739
California Residents19,57818,711867
Other State in U.S.2,0791,206873
Outside of U.S.3,4772,478999
Unknown30300

Online Enrollment Chart