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Santa Barbara, California•
Public 4 Year•
20,000 and above
The University of California, Santa Barbara (commonly referred to as UC Santa Barbara or UCSB), is a public research university in Santa Barbara, California. It is one of the 10 campuses of the University of California system. Tracing its roots back to 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.
Located in Santa Barbara, California.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
2023 Best Colleges in America
#34 of 6828
2023 Best Colleges in California
#6 of 703
2023 Best Public Colleges in California
#3 of 188
Out of 20 majors categories at University of California-Santa Barbara, the 5 most popular are listed below.
Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from University of California-Santa Barbara within four or six years.
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