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University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)

Santa Barbara, California
Other University details
Offers 31 Bachelor Courses

Engineering & Technology

Chemical Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering

Business & Finance


Natural Sciences

Physics Mathematics Actuarial Science Biochemistry Biological Sciences Chemistry Microbiology

Agriculture & Environmental Sciences

Environmental Studies


Theatre Art History Music


Philosophy Political Science Religious Studies Anthropology Geography History

Languages and literature

Spanish Classics Comparative Literature English French Linguistics

Social Sciences

Psychology Sociology

Typical application profile

class rank in top 20% GPA=B+ to A SAT=1300-1600 ACT=29 accepts 40% or less applicants.
Score ranges of accepted students
Average Scores
Score Distribution
Average Scores
Score Distribution
Requirements for international students
  • Application Fees 70 USD
  • Financial Aid offered to international student yes
  • Number of international student who received aid 26
  • Application Deadline for fall Nov 1
  • Priority Date for financial Aid N/A
  • Average amount of aid received 28,558.58 USD
Test Minimum Score Required
  • TOEFL Writing (80)
Cost of Attendance
  • Student required to live in School housing no
  • University offeres on-campus housing yes
  • University campus housing capacity 11233
Student profile for Admission
  • Number of applications received : 70478
  • Number of students offered admission : 23026
  • Number of students who enrolled : 4473
Factors Considered for admission
  • Secondary school record Very important
  • Standardized test scores Very important
  • Essay Very important
  • Class rank Considered
  • Recommendations Not considered
Non Academic
  • Extracurricular activities Considered
  • Particular talent/ability Considered
  • Character/personal qualities Considered
  • Alumni/ae relationship Not considered
  • Interview Not considered