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Applying to UCSB

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Acceptance Rate 36.70%
Yield 14.52%
SAT Score 1,345
ACT Score 31
Applicants 90,961

Applying To UCSB

For the academic year 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 36.7% at University of California-Santa Barbara where a total of 90,961 students applied and 33,384 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,345 and the average ACT score is 31. It requires five items to submit to their applicants. The following table describes the general admission information for applying to University of California-Santa Barbara.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$105
Admission Informationwww.admissions.ucsb.edu/
Online Applicationadmission.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply-now.html
Acceptance Rate37%
Average Test Scores1,345 SAT / 31 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2020-2021, the acceptance rate is 36.70% where a total of 90,961 students (40,690 men and 50,271 women) have applied to UCSB and 33,384 (14,184 men and 19,200 women) students have been admitted to the school. Among them, 1,995 male and 2,852 female students have enrolled into UCSB and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 14.52%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at UCSB
TotalMenWomen
Applicants90,96140,69050,271
Admitted33,38414,18419,200
Enrolled4,8471,9952,852
Acceptance Rate 36.70% 34.86% 38.19%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 14.52% 14.07% 14.85%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At UCSB, 3,957 applicants (82% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,865 applicants (38%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,345 and the average ACT score is 31 at UCSB. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,460 and 25th percentile score is 1,230. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 99 and the 25th percentile score is 80. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at UCSB.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at UCSB
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing620710
SAT Math610750
ACT Composite2834
ACT Math2631
ACT English2634
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

University of California-Santa Barbara requires 5 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Admission Test Scores, TOEFL) to submit to their applicants. The following table summarizes the application requirements at University of California-Santa Barbara
Application Requirements for UCSB
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at University of California-Santa Barbara is Quarter. University of California-Santa Barbara accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that University of California-Santa Barbara accepts.
Calendar SystemQuarter
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training