University of California-Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA
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University of California-Santa Barbara Reviews

Based on 52 Reviews
5221 Cheadle Hall Santa Barbara, CA
College Review
Career PreparationB+
Students and CultureA-
FacilitiesA
Activities and GroupsA-
A-
Excellent
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

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.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
12
Anthropology
135
7
4
Area Studies, Other
6
1
Asian Studies/civilization
8
4
Asian-American Studies
8
Chinese Language and Literature
8
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
9
2
1
Comparative Literature
37
2
3
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
2
Experimental Psychology
489
5
9
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/chicano Studies
36
6
5
History, General
122
8
14
History, Other
10
1
International/global Studies
322
12
Italian Studies
6
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other
25
Linguistics
33
1
4
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
4
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
1
1
2
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
7
Philosophy
96
6
3
Physiological Psychology/psychobiology
169
Political Science and Government, General
276
5
7
Psychology, General
0
0
0
Psychology, Other
7
6
14
Religion/religious Studies
24
3
7
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
0
Sociology
422
6
13
Women's Studies
30
2
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Actuarial Science
48
3
Aquatic Biology/limnology
36
Biochemistry
36
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
35
3
4
Biology/biological Sciences, General
234
Cell/cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other
46
5
6
Chemistry, General
63
9
24
Chemistry, Other
11
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other
26
6
5
Geography
8
8
12
Geology/earth Science, General
37
3
8
Geophysics and Seismology
1
1
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
7
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
0
1
Mathematics, General
97
17
7
Microbiology, General
36
Physics, General
90
27
20
Physiology, General
9
Statistics, General
47
11
7
Zoology/animal Biology
31
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Chemical Engineering
51
2
14
Computer Engineering, General
40
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
49
79
27
Environmental Science
70
5
Environmental Studies
247
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
64
Materials Science
6
21
Mechanical Engineering
83
6
10
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics, General
1
Applied Mathematics, Other
33
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
44
2
2
Art/art Studies, General
11
Chinese Language and Literature
8
Education, General
91
80
17
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
3
English Language and Literature, General
197
4
7
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
8
French Language and Literature
17
0
1
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
8
0
0
Japanese Language and Literature
7
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
2
0
Portuguese Language and Literature
2
1
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
4
Spanish Language and Literature
68
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business/managerial Economics
13
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
313
Economics, General
154
34
11
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication, General
352
4
7
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance, General
19
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
27
0
3
Film/cinema/video Studies
130
1
2
Fine/studio Arts, General
42
8
Music Theory and Composition
2
Music, General
22
8
9
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
127
30
18
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Pharmacology
33
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Legal Studies, General
3
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Private Loan Options
  • Competitive fixed and variable APRs starting at 1.09%1
  • Multiple repayment options including: full principal and interest, interest-only, deferred, and flat payment
  • Flexible payment terms ranging from 5, 8, 10, and 15 years2
  • Coverage up to 100% of your school-certified cost of attendance ($1,000 minimum)3
  • No origination, application and processing fees, no fees for early repayment
  • Apply online in 3 minutes and get an instant credit decision
  • No interest payments!1
  • Payments based on a fixed percentage of future income.
  • Never pay more than you can afford.
  • Innovative alternative to traditional student loans.
  • Grace period after graduation before payments begin.
  • Pause payments for certain life events.
School Accreditation Information
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Counseling Services Building 599)
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Professional/Scientific Psychology (PSPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
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?
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. :)
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Environmental Studies, Class of 2014
Classes, work shops, career fairs, seminars, mentors.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 1977
no idea
Rated January 2016
Alumni
liberal studies, Class of 1982
too long ago
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.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History , Class of 1990
None
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 2008
None
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biopsychology, Class of 2006
None that I utilized
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communication, Class of 1999
career center
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Chemistry, Class of 1982
Many
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 13 Reviews
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 1982
Smart but like to party. Lots of wealthy kids.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Environmental Studies, Class of 2014
Mixed but many spoiled jerks.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 1977
Not very multi cultural
Rated January 2016
Alumni
liberal studies, Class of 1982
free spirit/beach town
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 1979
No idea now. Fairly diverse in the late 70's.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History , Class of 1990
Surf
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 2008
Predominantly Caucasian, with Latino/Hispanic and Asian ethnic backgrounds
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biopsychology, Class of 2006
Students in my major worked hard in school, culture at school is laid back and friendly
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communication, Class of 1999
hard working but partied a lot
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Chemistry, Class of 1982
Beach bums
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 13 Reviews
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 1982
Excellent.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Environmental Studies, Class of 2014
They are pretty nice.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 1977
do not know... it has been a long time!
Rated January 2016
Alumni
liberal studies, Class of 1982
no say
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 1979
No clue
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History , Class of 1990
Excellent
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 2008
Very clean, well kept, available and spacious rooms
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biopsychology, Class of 2006
good condition, clean, accessible
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communication, Class of 1999
top notch
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Chemistry, Class of 1982
Top notch
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
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.)
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Environmental Studies, Class of 2014
Soccer, swimming, surfing. No football.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 1977
i have no idea
Rated January 2016
Alumni
liberal studies, Class of 1982
no say
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 1979
beach? Partying in Isla Vista?
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History , Class of 1990
Outdoor activities/ intramural sports
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 2008
The bike riding culture
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biopsychology, Class of 2006
partying in isla vista, playing games on stork field, hiking in mountains
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communication, Class of 1999
halloween
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Chemistry, Class of 1982
Floor hockey and volleyball
Rated January 2016