Outcomes at UCSB

Graduation Rate
83.38%
Retention Rate
92.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at University of California-Santa Barbara is 83.38% last year which is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. 3,833 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 4,597 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is average where the average graduation rate of the schools is 87.90%.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

The next table summarizes the outcome measures with the number of students at University of California-Santa Barbara. 3,833 students have completed. In addition, 28 students still enrolled and 736 students have left the school before completing their studies.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalBachelor's or Equivalent
Total (Candidates)4,5974,597
Completers3,833
(83.38%)
3,833
Still Enrolled28
(0.61%)
28
No Longer Enrolled736
(16.01%)
736

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

The below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by completion time. The number in parenthesis denote the graduation rate for the corresponding students. The numbers and rate for the 125% and 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and graduate rate for that period. For example, 3,112 students have completed in 4 years and additional 614 students have completed in the 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree)
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)3,112
(67.70%)
1,330
(61.35%)
1,782
(73.36%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)614
(13.36%)
351
(16.19%)
263
(10.83%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)107
(2.33%)
72
(3.32%)
35
(1.44%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total83.38% (3,833/4,597) 80.86% (1,753/2,168) 85.63% (2,080/2,429)
American Indian or Alaska Native75.00% (6/8) 50.00% (2/4) 100.00% (4/4)
Asian83.89% (781/931) 80.54% (389/483) 87.50% (392/448)
Black (Non-Hispanic)68.00% (68/100) 57.50% (23/40) 75.00% (45/60)
Hispanic80.94% (960/1,186) 78.14% (379/485) 82.88% (581/701)
White84.91% (1,469/1,730) 82.29% (711/864) 87.53% (758/866)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander82.35% (14/17) 83.33% (5/6) 81.82% (9/11)
Two or More Race83.62% (245/293) 81.10% (103/127) 85.54% (142/166)
Unknown89.04% (65/73) 93.94% (31/33) 85.00% (34/40)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity

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