Offered Degrees and Major Programs

University of California-Santa Barbara offers 182 programs through Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 77 Bachelor's, 54 Master's, 48 Doctorate (research), 3 Post-BS Certificate programs.
For academic year 2020-2021, total 6,552 students have completed their degree/programs and graduated from University of California-Santa Barbara.
The following table summarizes the offered degrees and programs with number of programs and number of completers.

Number of Programs with Completers

Number of ProgramsNumber of Online ProgramsNumber of Completers
Bachelor's7705,606
Master's540507
Doctorate (research)480361
Post-BS Certificate3078
Total18206,552

Best Programs

BachelorMasterDoctoral
Bachelor Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Computer Science$77,900
Computer Engineering$75,800
Electrical and Electronics Engineering$66,400
Economics$59,200
Mechanical Engineering$56,600
Master Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Natural Resources/Conservation$55,100
Education$54,500
Doctoral Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Education$56,200

Popular Programs

Bachelor'sPost-graduateMaster's

Major Programs by Offered Degree

Bachelor'sMaster'sDoctorate (Research)Post-Bachelor's
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation 273 completers$34,400
Environmental Studies273-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 93 completers-
African Studies0-
Asian Studies/Civilization7-
Near and Middle Eastern Studies4-
Italian Studies3-
Area Studies (other)6-
African-American/Black Studies10$32,900
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies32-
Asian-American Studies11-
Women's Studies20-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 359 completers$36,300
Communication359-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0$36,300
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 138 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science138$77,900
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 222 completers-
Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering46$46,400
Computer Engineering58$75,800
Electrical and Electronics Engineering52$66,400
Mechanical Engineering66$56,600
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 137 completers$29,700
Foreign Languages and Literatures0$29,700
Linguistics35-
Comparative Literature9-
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (other)29-
Chinese Language and Literature5-
Japanese Language and Literature4-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics8-
French Language and Literature8$35,000
Portuguese Language and Literature3-
Spanish Language and Literature31-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies 0 completers-
Law0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language And Literature 136 completers$25,400
English Language and Literature136$25,400
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities 2 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities (other)2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 598 completers$30,100
Biology/Biological Sciences308$30,100
Biochemistry30-
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (other)38-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences (other)34-
Microbiology50-
Zoology/Animal Biology25$20,200
Physiology9-
Pharmacology42-
Aquatic Biology/Limnology36-
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology (other)26-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 367 completers$40,900
Mathematics137$40,900
Applied Mathematics (other)96-
Statistics134$43,400
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 354 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Medieval and Renaissance Studies1-
International/Global Studies352$32,200
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy And Religious Studies 84 completers$30,200
Philosophy59$30,200
Religion/Religious Studies25-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 282 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry87$38,400
Chemistry (other)18-
Geology/Earth Science42-
Geophysics and Seismology0-
Hydrology and Water Resources Science8-
Physics127$37,100
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 652 completers-
Psychology0-
Experimental Psychology463-
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology189-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 1,449 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology107$27,000
Economics188$59,200
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics360-
Geography14$33,200
Geographic Information Science and Cartography51-
Political Science and Government219$34,700
Sociology510$30,200
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 264 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Dance22-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts39$19,900
Film/Cinema/Video Studies112$27,800
Art/Art Studies5$25,000
Fine/Studio Arts38-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation27-
Music16-
Music Theory and Composition5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 72 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business/Managerial Economics1-
Actuarial Science71-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 122 completers-
History112$28,200
History (other)10-
Total5,606
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation 77 completers$55,100
Environmental Science77-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 7 completers-
African Studies0-
Asian Studies/Civilization5-
Area Studies (other)1-
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies1-
Women's Studies0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 6 completers-
Communication0-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 20 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science20-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 96 completers$54,500
Education96$54,500
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 59 completers-
Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering1-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering45-
Mechanical Engineering13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 8 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics2-
Comparative Literature3-
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
French Language and Literature0-
Portuguese Language and Literature0-
Spanish Language and Literature1-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)0-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language And Literature 3 completers-
English Language and Literature3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 28 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (other)4-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences (other)13-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography0-
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology (other)11-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 26 completers-
Mathematics9-
Applied Mathematics0-
Statistics17-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 8 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
International/Global Studies8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy And Religious Studies 9 completers-
Philosophy1-
Religion/Religious Studies8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 39 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry4-
Geology/Earth Science7-
Geophysics and Seismology0-
Physics21-
Materials Science7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 10 completers-
Psychology0-
Experimental Psychology3-
Psychology (other)7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 35 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology1-
Economics15-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Geography8-
Political Science and Government4-
Sociology7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 26 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts2-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies4-
Fine/Studio Arts7-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2-
Music11-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 43 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Management Science35-
Actuarial Science8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 7 completers-
History7-
Total507
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation 6 completers-
Environmental Science6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 7 completers-
African Studies0-
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies3-
Women's Studies4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 6 completers-
Communication3-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 19 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science19-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 28 completers$56,200
Education28$56,200
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 53 completers-
Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering16-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering25-
Mechanical Engineering12-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 8 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics2-
Comparative Literature2-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
French Language and Literature0-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language And Literature 10 completers-
English Language and Literature10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 19 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (other)6-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences (other)2-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography3-
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology (other)7-
Neuroscience1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 19 completers-
Mathematics10-
Statistics9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy And Religious Studies 9 completers-
Philosophy3-
Religion/Religious Studies6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 88 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry26-
Geology/Earth Science5-
Physics36-
Materials Science21-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 27 completers-
Psychology0-
Experimental Psychology14-
Psychology (other)13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 36 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology2-
Economics9-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Geography11-
Political Science and Government6-
Sociology8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 17 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts4-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies1-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation4-
Music8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 9 completers-
History9-
History (other)0-
Total361
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 4 completers-
Psychology (other)4-
Total78