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University of California, Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA

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Overview

University of California, Santa Barbara is a University institution located in Santa Barbara, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1210 Cheadle Hall
Santa Barbara, CA  93106-2014
United States
Contact Office of Admissions
Email: admissions@sa.ucsb.edu
Phone: 805-893-2881
Fax: 805-893-2676

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
Area Studies, Other Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Asian-american Studies Checkmark
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-american/chicano Studies Checkmark
Italian Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Aquatic Biology/limnology Checkmark
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biochemistry, Biophysics And Molecular Biology, Other Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Cell/cellular Biology And Anatomical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Developmental Biology And Embryology Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics And Population Biology, Other Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Microbiology, General Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
Pharmacology Checkmark
Physiology, General Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Chinese Language And Literature Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Germanic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistic, Comparative, And Related Language Studies And Services, Other Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Portuguese Language And Literature Checkmark
Slavic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Communication Disorders Sciences And Services, Other Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
History, Other Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, Other Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biopsychology Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Chemistry, Other Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Geophysics And Seismology Checkmark
Hydrology And Water Resources Science Checkmark
Organic Chemistry Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Behavioral Neuroscience Checkmark
Experimental Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

105,647
Applied
30,823
Accepted
23,091
Enrolled
29%
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Female Admissions

57,658
Females Applied
18,330
Females Accepted
32%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

45,516
Males Applied
11,709
Males Accepted
26%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
4.25
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen November 30th March 31st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer November 30th March 15th

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,442
In-state
41,196
Out-of-state
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Fees

3,008
Full-time student fees
16,883
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

23,540
Avg. Financial Aid Package
24,798
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,476
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
6,816
Avg. Loan Aid
8,125
Avg. Grant Aid
21,487
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
78.1%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
15%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

23,091
Total Undergrad students
11%
International Students
8%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 25.77%
Black or African American 1.72%
White or Caucasian 32.27%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 20.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.18%
Two or more races 6.82%
Other 1.84%

Gender

Male (55.7%)
Female (43.35%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
International housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 39%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Extravaganza (spring concert with national acts)

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Indoor Track No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Gymnastics Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

1,225
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,073
Part-time - 152
Male - 690
Female - 535
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