University of California-Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA

University of California-Santa Barbara

5221 Cheadle Hall
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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University of California-Santa Barbara Review

A- Excellent
4 Based on 13 Reviews
Career Preparation
B+
Students and Culture
A-
Facilities
A
Activities and Groups
A-

Degree Overview

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at University of California-Santa Barbara.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

3105 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/Black Studies
 
21
 
 
 
Anthropology
 
124
6
 
6
Area Studies, Other
 
8
2
 
 
Asian Studies/Civilization
 
7
6
 
 
Asian-American Studies
 
19
 
 
 
Chinese Language and Literature
 
5
 
 
 
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
 
11
0
 
3
Comparative Literature
 
17
1
 
4
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
 
 
 
 
6
Experimental Psychology
 
523
3
 
3
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
 
51
0
 
3
History, General
 
143
3
 
9
History, Other
 
9
 
 
0
International/Global Studies
 
666
16
 
 
Italian Studies
 
2
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
 
0
 
 
 
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other
 
35
 
 
 
Linguistics
 
51
6
 
4
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
 
2
 
 
 
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
 
3
0
 
0
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
 
2
 
 
 
Philosophy
 
93
3
 
3
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
 
173
 
 
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
273
10
 
9
Psychology, General
 
0
0
 
0
Psychology, Other
 
 
5
5
10
Religion/Religious Studies
 
50
10
 
10
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
 
 
0
 
 
Sociology
 
627
9
 
7
Women's Studies
 
21
5
 
2

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1504 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Actuarial Science
 
84
14
 
 
Aquatic Biology/Limnology
 
33
 
 
 
Biochemistry
 
48
 
 
 
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
 
92
2
 
6
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
352
 
 
 
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other
 
42
5
 
2
Chemistry, General
 
83
6
 
19
Chemistry, Other
 
10
 
 
 
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other
 
26
4
 
7
Geography
 
13
4
 
18
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
44
5
 
6
Geophysics and Seismology
 
0
0
 
 
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
 
8
 
 
 
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
 
 
0
 
4
Mathematics, General
 
114
14
 
13
Microbiology, General
 
35
 
 
 
Neuroscience
 
 
 
 
1
Physics, General
 
144
19
 
17
Physiology, General
 
4
 
 
 
Statistics, General
 
158
17
 
8
Zoology/Animal Biology
 
23
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

904 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Chemical Engineering
 
65
0
 
14
Computer Engineering, General
 
51
 
 
 
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
 
62
61
 
24
Environmental Science
 
 
76
 
10
Environmental Studies
 
329
 
 
 
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
 
63
 
 
 
Materials Science
 
 
5
 
28
Mechanical Engineering
 
90
18
 
8

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

639 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business/Managerial Economics
 
4
 
 
 
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
 
582
12
 
5
Economics, General
 
0
0
 
0
Management Science
 
 
36
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

607 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics, General
 
 
1
 
 
Applied Mathematics, Other
 
100
 
 
 
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
 
40
0
 
6
Art/Art Studies, General
 
10
 
 
 
Chinese Language and Literature
 
5
 
 
 
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other
 
1
 
 
 
Education, General
 
 
95
69
20
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
 
 
0
English Language and Literature, General
 
148
3
 
6
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
 
 
 
 
2
French Language and Literature
 
5
0
 
0
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
 
13
0
 
0
Japanese Language and Literature
 
12
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
3
 
0
 
Portuguese Language and Literature
 
2
0
 
 
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
 
5
 
 
 
Spanish Language and Literature
 
61
0
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

465 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication, General
 
445
5
 
7
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
 
 
5
 
3

313 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance, General
 
14
 
 
 
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
40
3
 
3
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
 
154
1
 
5
Fine/Studio Arts, General
 
49
8
 
 
Music Theory and Composition
 
4
 
 
 
Music, General
 
18
8
 
6

167 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
 
112
43
 
12

25 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Pharmacology
 
25
 
 
 

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Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission
Specialized Institution Accreditations
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Counseling Services Building 599)
  • Professional/Scientific Psychology (PSPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews

B+ Great
Career Preparation

What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?

3.4615384615385 Based on 13 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Sociology, Class of 1982

    Absolutely nothing. You can see by my major I didn't have the help of a guidance counselor either. :)

    1 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Environmental Studies, Class of 2014

    Classes, work shops, career fairs, seminars, mentors.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Psychology, Class of 1979

    Don't know. that was a long time ago, and I didn't go into the field of my major.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    English and history, Class of 2007

    Career development office, grad school resources

    4 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

3.8461538461538 Based on 13 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Sociology, Class of 1982

    Smart but like to party. Lots of wealthy kids.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Environmental Studies, Class of 2014

    Mixed but many spoiled jerks.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Psychology, Class of 1979

    No idea now. Fairly diverse in the late 70's.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Sociology, Class of 2008

    Predominantly Caucasian, with Latino/Hispanic and Asian ethnic backgrounds

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Biopsychology, Class of 2006

    Students in my major worked hard in school, culture at school is laid back and friendly

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Communication, Class of 1999

    hard working but partied a lot

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BSME, Class of 1982

    academia- geared for research and teaching

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Dramatic Art, Class of 2002

    Strange blend of Playboy's top party school and Nobel Prize winners. Literally.

    4 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

4.6153846153846 Based on 13 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Political Science, Class of 1977

    do not know... it has been a long time!

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Sociology, Class of 2008

    Very clean, well kept, available and spacious rooms

    4 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

4.0769230769231 Based on 13 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Sociology, Class of 1982

    Unfortunately partying and the beach. (I should have answered this with my grad school, it was almost 20 years later.)

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Environmental Studies, Class of 2014

    Soccer, swimming, surfing. No football.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Psychology, Class of 1979

    beach? Partying in Isla Vista?

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Biopsychology, Class of 2006

    partying in isla vista, playing games on stork field, hiking in mountains

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    English and history, Class of 2007

    Student extracurricular sports teams and clubs.

    4 Rated January 2016

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