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University of California-Santa Barbara

5221 Cheadle Hall,
Santa Barbara, California – 93106 
Phone: 
(805)893-8000

INSTITUTION

University of California-Santa Barbara

ADMISSION

Percent Admitted

29%

Admissions Yield

16%

Applicants Total

105,641

Admissions Total

30,824

ENROLLMENT

University of California-Santa Barbara has a total undergraduate enrollment of 23,091 and a student faculty ratio of 17:1.

Total entering students at the undergraduate level, fall 2021
7,007
Total Enrollment
26,124
Undergraduate Enrollment
23,091
Graduate Enrollment
3,033
Full-time Retention Rate, 2021
91
Student-to-faculty Ratio
17
Enrolled Total
4,900

FEES

The total tuition and fees for University of California-Santa Barbara is $

  • Undergraduate Application Fee:
    $70
  • Total Tuition and Fees:
    $14,417
  • Total Tuition and Fees for In-State Students:
    $37,720
  • Total Tuition and Fees for Out of State Students:
    $67,474

ACT Requirements​

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Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT

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ACT Composite 25th Percentile

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ACT Composite 75th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Successful applicants to University of California-Santa Barbara scored between a n/a – n/a on the SAT’s. The average SAT score is a n/a. Roughly n/a% of applicants submitted SAT scores.

SAT Statistics
Percentiles
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT:
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SAT Reading and Writing 25th Percentile Score:
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SAT Reading and Writing 75th Percentile Score:
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SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
n/a
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
n/a

Admissions Criteria

The University of California-Santa Barbara evaluates applicants based on a variety of factors including secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, secondary school record, recommendations, and admission test scores. The following table illustrates the importance of each according to the Common Data Set (CDS).

Secondary school GPA
Required
Secondary school rank
Considered but not required
Secondary school record
Required
Recommendations
Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores
Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Required

Diversity Statistics: Race & Ethnicity

Diversity Statistics
%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Black or African American
2%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Hispanic/Latino
25%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are White
32%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
18%

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

58% of students at University of California-Santa Barbara are awarded financial aid with an average package of $18,107. Financial aid is based on the parental income and sometimes assets to determine the amount of eligible aid a student may receive.

58%

Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid

$18,107

Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded

$17,333

Average net price-students awarded grant or scholarship aid

Graduation Statistics

University of California-Santa Barbara has an average graduation rate of 70% within 4 years and 85% within 6 years. At University of California-Santa Barbara, 6,377 students earn a bachelors, 511 receive a master’s, and 287 receive their doctorate.

Roughly 13% of the student body are from foreign countries,75% in-state, and 11% out-of-state.
Generally speaking, colleges and universities accept more in-state applicants than out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants have a higher probability of acceptance, with admissions being the most competitive for foreign students.

Graduation Statistics
Percent of first-time undergraduates – in-state
75%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – out-of-state
11%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – foreign countries
13%
Number of students receiving a Bachelor’s degree
6,377
Number of students receiving a Master’s degree
511
Number of students receiving a Doctor’s degree
287
Graduation rate, total cohort
85
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 4 years, total
70
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 6 years, total
85