University of California-Santa Barbara Graduate Schools

University of California-Santa Barbara (referred to as UCSB) is a Public, 4 years school located in Santa Barbara, CA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of California-Santa Barbara is $13,569 for California residents and $28,671 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,906 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 25,976 including undergraduate students.

University of California-Santa Barbara Graduate School Overview

University of California-Santa Barbara (referred to as UCSB) is a Public, 4 years school located in Santa Barbara, CA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
University of California-Santa Barbara is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (2/28/1949 - Current).
University of California-Santa BarbaraDirectory Information
School NameUniversity of California-Santa Barbara (referred to as UCSB)
Address5221 Cheadle Hall, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Phone805-893-8000
Webhttps://www.ucsb.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/undergrad_adm/apply_to_uc.html
Financial Infohttps://www.finaid.ucsb.edu
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of California-Santa Barbara is $13,569 for California residents and $28,671 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,906 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 25,976 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 103 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research).
UCSB Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$28,671
$13,569 for California Residents
Student Population2,906
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs103 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio22 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of California-Santa Barbara is $13,569 for California residents and $28,671 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is -$1.
UCSB 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
California Residents$13,569
Out-of-State$28,671
Tuition per Credit Hour
California Residents-$1
Out-of-State-$1
University of California-Santa Barbara offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On University of California-Santa Barbara campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at UCSB
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Not Offered
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

University of California-Santa Barbara 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of California-Santa Barbara is $13,569 for California residents and $28,671 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at University of California-Santa Barbara
California ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$11,220$1,973$26,322$1,973
2016-2017$11,220$2,029$26,322$2,029
2017-2018$11,502$2,067$26,604$2,067
2018-2019$11,442$2,112$26,544$2,112
2019-2020$11,442$2,112$26,544$2,112
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $21,565 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of California-Santa Barbara. On-campus living costs are increased by 0.37% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $18,863. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.77% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at University of California-Santa Barbara
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$14,594$5,238$9,461$5,679
2016-2017$14,015$5,653$9,855$6,105
2017-2018$15,169$5,348$11,825$5,706
2018-2019$15,673$5,438$12,370$5,808
2019-2020$15,520$5,670$12,818$6,045

Graduate Programs at UCSB

University of California-Santa Barbara offers 105 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 946 students have completed their study at University of California-Santa Barbara.
Offered Degrees at University of California-Santa Barbara
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree540507
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship480361
Post Bachelor's Degree3078
Total1050946

University of California-Santa Barbara offers 105 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 946 students have completed their studies.
  • 507 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 78 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 77 completers$55,100
Environmental Science77-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 7 completers-
African Studies0-
Asian Studies/Civilization5-
Area Studies (other)1-
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies1-
Women's Studies0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 6 completers-
Communication0-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia6-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science20-
Education [+] 96 completers$54,500
Education96$54,500
Engineering [+] 59 completers-
Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering1-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering45-
Mechanical Engineering13-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 8 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics2-
Comparative Literature3-
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
French Language and Literature0-
Portuguese Language and Literature0-
Spanish Language and Literature1-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)0-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
English Language And Literature [+] 3 completers-
English Language and Literature3-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 28 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (other)4-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences (other)13-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography0-
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology (other)11-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 26 completers-
Mathematics9-
Applied Mathematics0-
Statistics17-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 8 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
International/Global Studies8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 9 completers-
Philosophy1-
Religion/Religious Studies8-
Physical Sciences [+] 39 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry4-
Geology/Earth Science7-
Geophysics and Seismology0-
Physics21-
Materials Science7-
Psychology [+] 10 completers-
Psychology0-
Experimental Psychology3-
Psychology (other)7-
Social Sciences [+] 35 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology1-
Economics15-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Geography8-
Political Science and Government4-
Sociology7-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 26 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts2-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies4-
Fine/Studio Arts7-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2-
Music11-
Business [+] 43 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Management Science35-
Actuarial Science8-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total507
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 6 completers-
Environmental Science6-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 7 completers-
African Studies0-
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies3-
Women's Studies4-
Communication and Journalism [+] 6 completers-
Communication3-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia3-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science19-
Education [+] 28 completers$56,200
Education28$56,200
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Engineering [+] 53 completers-
Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering16-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering25-
Mechanical Engineering12-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 8 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics2-
Comparative Literature2-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
French Language and Literature0-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)2-
English Language And Literature [+] 10 completers-
English Language and Literature10-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (other)6-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences (other)2-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography3-
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology (other)7-
Neuroscience1-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 19 completers-
Mathematics10-
Statistics9-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 9 completers-
Philosophy3-
Religion/Religious Studies6-
Physical Sciences [+] 88 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry26-
Geology/Earth Science5-
Physics36-
Materials Science21-
Psychology [+] 27 completers-
Psychology0-
Experimental Psychology14-
Psychology (other)13-
Social Sciences [+] 36 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology2-
Economics9-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Geography11-
Political Science and Government6-
Sociology8-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 17 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts4-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies1-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation4-
Music8-
History [+] 9 completers-
History9-
History (other)0-
Total361
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 4 completers-
Psychology (other)4-
Total78

Graduate Student Population at UCSB

For academic year 2019-2020, total 2,906 students enrolled into University of California-Santa Barbara graduate schools where it has total 25,976 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,719 full-time and 187 part-time students. By gender, 1,632 male and 1,274 female students are attending University of California-Santa Barbara graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for University of California-Santa Barbara.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
University of California-Santa Barbara
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,9061,6321,274
Full-time2,7191,5411,178
Part-tme1879196
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at University of California-Santa Barbara.
There are 1,274 White (43.84%), 74 Black/African American (2.55%), 259 Hispanic (8.91%), 283 Asian (9.74%), and 1,016 students with other races. 896 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at University of California-Santa Barbara
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,9061,6321,274
American Indian/Native American19712
Asian283142141
Black/African American743044
Hispanic259124135
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander624
White1,274699575
Two More1688
Un-Known794732
Non-resident Alien896573323
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of California-Santa Barbara. 869 students are aged 20 to 24 (29.90% of total students), 25 students are aged above 50 (0.86%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of California-Santa Barbara.
Graduate Student Population By Age at University of California-Santa Barbara
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,9061,6321,274
Age 20-21502822
Age 22-24819465354
Age 25-291,331762569
Age 30-34456244212
Age 35-391468165
Age 40-49793940
Age 50-6421129
Over 64413

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