Public Schools

University of California, Santa Barbara

California, USA

University of California, Santa Barbara is a public institution that was founded in 1909. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 20,238, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 989 acres. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. UCSB encompasses five schools and colleges, the largest of which is the College of Letters and Science, serving undergraduate and graduate students. Graduate programs at UCSB include the highly ranked College of Engineering.

Quick Facts

UC Santa Barbara is a leading center for teaching and research located on the California coast - truly a learning and living environment like no other! On the other hand, Current UCSB faculty have received several prestigious awards, including six Nobel Prizes and a Fields Medal. In addition, there are 29 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 27 members of the National Academy of Engineering, and 31 members of the Academy of Arts and Sciences on the faculty.

Bachelor’s, Master’s degrees, Professional Education, Continuing Studies
Application/Letters of Recommendation/Official Test Scores/Transcripts/Resume/Financial Statement/Transfer Credits
School Type
Male-47%, Female-53%
Tuition & Fees
Tuition - $38,573

Room and board - $14,192
Test Score
Average SAT - 1250 / 1600

Minimum TOEFL - 80 / IELTS - 6.5
Acceptance Rate / Minimum GPA
Acceptance Rate - 32.6%

Minimum GPA - 3.4 / 4.0