University of California-Santa Barbara

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University of California-Santa Barbara

5221 Cheadle Hall
Santa Barbara

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 23,497
Number of Men 11,326
Number of Women 12,171
Percentage Women48%
Percentage Men52 %
Full-time Students 22976
Part-time Students 521
Number of Applicants Not Reported
Number of Admitted Not Reported
Full-time Retention Rate (2015) 93%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 17 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
In-state Tuition $11,220
Books and Supplies $1,403
On Campus Room and Board $14,594
In-state Fees $2,748
Out of State Tuition $2,748
Application Fee $70
Estimated Total$32,783

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Average net price-students receiving grant or scholarship aid16211
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 66%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$16,459
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 38%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $4,770
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 38%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $4,634
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 40%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $5,760
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The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesBachelor’s Degree
yesPostbaccalaurate Certificate
yesMaster’s Degree
yesDoctor’s Degree – research/scholarship

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Experimental Psychology503
Communication, General363
International/Global Studies334
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics313
Political Science and Government, General288
Environmental Studies247
Biology/Biological Sciences, General234
English Language and Literature, General208
Economics, General199
Education, General188
Computer Science175
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology169
Electrical and Electronics Engineering155

Degrees Awarded by Level

Bachelor's Degree5119
Master's Degree449
Doctor's Degree - research/scholarship (new degree classification)344
Postbaccalaureate certificate6

Additional Services

yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers

Sports and Athletics

yesNational Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
yesNCAA or NAIA member for basketball - Big West Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for baseball - Big West Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for cross country/track - Big West Conference

Institution’s internet website address
School Setting Suburb: Midsize: Territory outside a principal city and inside an urbanized area with population less than 250,000 and greater than or equal to 100,000.
Geographic RegionFar West AK CA HI NV OR WA
ChancellorHenry T Yang
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is part of a system or corporate entity
University of California
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPublic institution - An educational institution whose programs and activities are operated by institutionly elected or appointed school officials and which is supported primarily by public funds.
Dual credit Yes
Calendar system Quarter A calendar system in which the academic year consists of 3 sessions called quarters of about 12 weeks each. The range may be from 10 to 15 weeks. There may be an additional quarter in the summer
Admission test scores
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.