2022 Tuition and Comparison Chart

2022 Tuition & fees

The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at University of California-Santa Barbara are $14,417 for California residents and $44,171 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 0.02% from last year.
The 2022 graduate tuition & fees are $13,581 for California residents and $28,683 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition & fees have increased by 0.05% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2022 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.
2022 University of California-Santa Barbara Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
California ResidentsOut-of-StateCalifornia ResidentsOut-of-State
2018$14,451$42,465$13,569$28,671
2019$14,391$43,383$13,554$28,656
2020$14,391$44,145$13,554$28,656
2021$14,406$44,160$13,568$28,670
2022$14,417$44,171$13,581$28,683

2022 Living Costs

The 2022 average on-campus living costs is $21,986 including room & board and other living expenses (a student lives in on-campus housing such as dormitory and school-owned apartment). For students living in off-campus housing, the average living cost is $19,640.
The living cost at the school has increased by 3.30% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.
2022 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2018$15,169$5,348$11,825$5,706
2019$15,673$5,438$12,370$5,808
2020$15,520$5,670$12,818$6,045
2021$15,903$5,381$13,188$5,916
2022$16,699$5,287$13,803$5,837

2022 Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

The 2022 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,317 at University of California-Santa Barbara. The books & supplies cost has increased by 4.61% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2022 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.
University of California-Santa Barbara 2022 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2018$1,143
2019$1,157
2020$1,184
2021$1,259
2022$1,317