University of California, Santa Barbara, , Santa Barbara, California

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University of California, Santa Barbara

Company Name: University of California, Santa Barbara
State: California
County: Santa Barbara
City/town: Santa Barbara
Post: 93101
Phone: (805)893-2881
Fax: unknown
Email: unknown
Web site: http://www.ucsb.edu/
Status: Active

Review: The University of California, Santa Barbara, commonly known as UCSB or UC Santa Barbara, is a public research university and one of the 10 general campuses of the University of California system. The main campus is located on a 1,022-acre (4.1 km2) site in Santa Barbara, California, 100 miles (160 km) northwest of Los Angeles. Founded in 1891 as an independent teachers' college, UCSB joined the University of California system in 1944 and is the third-oldest general-education campus in the system. UCSB is a comprehensive doctoral university and is organized into five colleges offering 87 undergraduate degrees and 55 graduate degrees. The campus is the 5th-largest in the UC system by enrollment with 19,796 undergraduate and 3,054 graduate students. The university granted 5,442 bachelors, 576 masters, and 310 Ph.D. degrees in 2006В–2007. The four-year, full-time undergraduate program is classified by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education as "more selective, higher transfer-in". UC Santa Barbara is a "very high activity" research university and spent $191.2 million on research expenditures in the 2007 fiscal year, 97th-largest in the United States. UCSB houses twelve national research centers, including the renowned Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics. UCSB faculty includes five Nobel Prize laureates, one Fields Medalist, 29 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 27 members of the National Academy of Engineering, and 23 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. UCSB was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1995. UCSB was the #3 host on the ARPAnet. The UC Santa Barbara Gauchos compete in the NCAA Division I Big West Conference. The Gauchos have won NCAA national championships in men's soccer and men's water polo.

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University of California, Santa Barbara, Complete Academic Data

Type: Public- 4-year or above
Carnegie Classification: Research Universities (very high research activity)
Student to Faculty Ratio: 17:1
Total Student Population (Graduate + Undergraduate): 22,850
Undergraduate Population: 19,796
Percent Admitted: 49.0%
SAT Composite Range: 1080-1320
Enrollment by Gender, Male: 47%
Enrollment by Gender, Femail: 53%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 16.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Black or African American: 3.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Hispanic/Latino: 20.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, White: 49.0%
Attendance Status, Full-Time: 97.0%
Attendance Status, Part-Time: 3.0%

University of California, Santa Barbara, Complete Tuition Data

In-State Tuition: $11,686
Out of State Tuition: $34,565
Books and Supplies: $1,606
Total Annual Cost: $53,220

University of California, Santa Barbara, Complete Financial Aid Data

Percent of Student Receiving Any Financial Aid: 64.0%
Percent of Student Receiving Any Grants: 49.0%
Total Grant Aid Received by Student Body: $101,701,019
Undergraduate Application Fee: $60

University of California, Santa Barbara, Complete Student Life Data

Calendar System: Quarter
Campus Housing Offered: Yes

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