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The University of California Santa Barbara

Instate Tuition (2011-2012)
Out-of-state Tuition (2011-2012)

UCSB Address

General info:(805) 893-8000
Financial aid office:(805) 893-2432
Admissions office:(805) 893-2881University Homepage

Tuition + UCSB Housing (2011-2012)

Meals Per Week:19

Undergrad Application Fee: $60
Grad Application Fee:$70

Campus Housing Capacity:7,279
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup (2011-2012)

# of Undergrads: 20,795
# of Grad students: 3,283
# of Part time: 24
Total Students: 24,078




American Indian



Pacific Islander




Financial Aid

58% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $2,604

19% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $2,957

30% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $3,118

45% receive student loans and the average amount is $3,104Net Price CalculatorFinancial Aid Website
Public 4 year or above Institution
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive

Special Programs

Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Test Scores Required
Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Test EOFL Required

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted

44% men vs 46% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions (2011-2012)

Men Applicants:20,722
Women Applicants:26,005
Men Admitted:9,214
Women Admitted:12,034

Student Services

Library On Campus
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services
Day Care On Campus


• African-American/Black Studies
• Anthropology
• Anthropology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Applied Mathematics General
• Applied Mathematics Other
• Aquatic Biology/Limnology
• Area Studies Other
• Art History Criticism and Conservation
• Art History Criticism and Conservation Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Art/Art Studies General
• Asian Studies/Civilization
• Asian-American Studies
• Biochemistry Biophysics and Molecular Biology Other
• Biochemistry Biophysics and Molecular Biology Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Biochemistry
• Biology/Biological Sciences General
• Business/Managerial Economics
• Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences Other
• Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Chemical Engineering
• Chemical Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Chemistry General
• Chemistry General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Chemistry Other
• Chinese Language and Literature
• Classics and Classical Languages Literatures and Linguistics General
• Communication General
• Communication General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Comparative Literature
• Comparative Literature Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Computer Engineering General
• Computer Science
• Computer Science Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Dance General
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts General
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Ecology Evolution Systematics and Population Biology Other
• Ecology Evolution Systematics and Population Biology Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
• Economics General
• Economics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Education General
• Education General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Education General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Educational Leadership and Administration General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• English Language and Literature General
• English Language and Literature General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Environmental Science
• Environmental Science Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Environmental Studies
• Film/Cinema/Video Studies
• Film/Cinema/Video Studies Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Fine/Studio Arts General
• Foreign Languages Literatures and Linguistics Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• French Language and Literature
• French Language and Literature Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Geography
• Geography Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Geology/Earth Science General
• Geology/Earth Science General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Geophysics and Seismology
• Germanic Languages Literatures and Linguistics General
• Hispanic-American Puerto Rican and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
• History General
• History General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• History Other
• Hydrology and Water Resources Science
• International/Global Studies
• Italian Studies
• Japanese Language and Literature
• Legal Studies General
• Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
• Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Linguistic Comparative and Related Language Studies and Services Other
• Linguistics
• Linguistics Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
• Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Materials Science
• Materials Science Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Mathematics General
• Mathematics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Mechanical Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Medieval and Renaissance Studies
• Microbiology General
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Other
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Other Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Music General
• Music General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Music Theory and Composition
• Near and Middle Eastern Studies
• Pharmacology
• Philosophy
• Philosophy Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Philosophy Post-master's certificate
• Physics General
• Physics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
• Physiology General
• Political Science and Government General
• Political Science and Government General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Portuguese Language and Literature
• Psychology General
• Psychology General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Psychology Other
• Psychology Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Psychology Other Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Religion/Religious Studies
• Religion/Religious Studies Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Slavic Languages Literatures and Linguistics General
• Sociology
• Sociology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Spanish Language and Literature
• Statistics General
• Statistics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Women's Studies
• Zoology/Animal Biology

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