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University of California, Santa Barbara

Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management

Santa Barbara, CA

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University of California, Santa Barbara

Overview

University of California, Santa Barbara / Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management is located in Santa Barbara, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Environmental Science and Management (MESM) Environmental science and management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental science and management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Economics and environmental science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Technology and society

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 70
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

404
Applied
205
Accepted
85
Enrolled
51%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
110
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

213
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.51%
Black or African American 1.41%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.47%
Asian 5.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.94%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 9.86%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 5
Male (23)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Coastal marine resources management, conservation planning, corporate environmental management, economics and politics of the environment, energy and climate, pollution prevention and remediation, water resources management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2400 Bren Hall
Santa Barbara, CA  93106-5131
United States
Contact Dr. Steven Gaines
Dean
Email: gaines@bren.ucsb.edu
Phone: 805-893-7363
Fax: 805-893-7611

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