University of California-Santa Barbara

Acceptance Rate 37 %
SAT Average 1,345
Tuition & Fees $44,171
Student Population 26,179
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $18,590

Academic Overview

University of California-Santa Barbara Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
University of California-Santa Barbara is a public, 4 or more 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 2022 tuition & fees are $14,417 for California residents and $44,171 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 26,179 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 37% and the graduation rate is 84% 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.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, tuition and fees of University of California-Santa Barbara are $14,417 for California residents and $44,171 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2022 tuition and fees are $13,581 for in-state students and $28,683 for out-of-state students.
University of California-Santa Barbara 2022 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at UCSB. The acceptance rate of UCSB is 37% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 18%. The average graduation rate is 84% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $18,590 and 63% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 26,179 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of California-Santa Barbara is 37 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of California-Santa Barbara is 84 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for University of California-Santa Barbara is 92 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of California-Santa Barbara is 26,179
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of California-Santa Barbara is 22 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
22 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $18,590 at University of California-Santa Barbara.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

UCSB offers 182 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 Degree770
Post Bachelor's Degree30
Master's Degree540
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship480

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:10,129)
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