|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||18:1|
|Dormitory capacity||9,451 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
University of California-Santa Barbara is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 77,112 applications and only 27,581 students were granted admission. University of California-Santa Barbara is at the #34 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 55% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 81% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1120 to 1390|
|ACT||27 to 32|
University of California-Santa Barbara charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $37,902 and in-state students paid $11,220.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 70% of University of California-Santa Barbara's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 39% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,797 (which is 8.2% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of California-Santa Barbara in 2016-2017, was 1,775, which is 40% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,141 (which is 3% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, University of California-Santa Barbara has enrolled a total of 24,346 students (23,803 students full-time and 543 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 24,346 students, 2,044 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 48% men and 52% women and 21,574 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,772 for graduates studies.
Non-resident alien: 10%
Two or more races: 8%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Black/African American: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of California-Santa Barbara.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||4%||122|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||4%||114|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||4%||109|
|Visual And Performing Arts||4%||109|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||4%||106|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of California-Santa Barbara full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of University of California-Santa Barbara graduates 6 years after enrollment is $36,000. Last year, out of the total 4,496 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 4,046 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 5,095 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 4,586 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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