University of California-Santa Barbara

Acceptance Rate 29.18 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $44,689
Student Population 26,124
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $18,341
Graduation Rate 85 %

Academic Overview

University of California-Santa Barbara Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
University of California-Santa Barbara is a public, four-years institute located in Santa Barbara, California. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $14,616 for California residents and $44,689 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $13,581 for California residents and $28,683 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 26,124 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 29.18% and the graduation rate is 85% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of California-Santa Barbara varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $62,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, UCSB's tuition & fees is $14,616 for California residents and $44,689 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $13,581 for in-state students and $28,683 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at UCSB. The acceptance rate of UCSB is 29.18% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 15.90%. The average graduation rate is 85% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $18,341 and 62% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 26,124 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of California-Santa Barbara is 29.18 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of California-Santa Barbara is 85 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for University of California-Santa Barbara is 91 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of California-Santa Barbara is 26,124
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of California-Santa Barbara is 17 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $18,341 at University of California-Santa Barbara.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address5221 Cheadle Hall, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Online Applicationadmission.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply-now.html
Financial Aidwww.finaid.ucsb.edu/
Net Price Calculatorfinaid.ucsb.edu/net-price-calculator
Veterans Tuitionadmission.universityofcalifornia.edu/paying-for-uc/whats-available/index.html#veteran
Disability Servicedsp.sa.ucsb.edu/

Offered Degrees

UCSB offers 186 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree790
Post Bachelor's Degree30
Master's Degree550
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship490

Special Learning Opportunities

University of California-Santa Barbara offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:11,031)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

University of California-Santa Barbara has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges