University of California-Santa Barbara Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Santa Barbara, CA, University of California-Santa Barbara is one of the best universities in the state of California. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of California-Santa Barbara in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of California-Santa Barbara.

  • According to AbbreviationFinder, University of California-Santa Barbara is often abbreviated as UCSB.

Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Phone: (805) 893-2485
Email: [email protected]
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Rankings: University of California–Santa Barbara

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 42
Score: 59
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.5
Graduation and retention ranking: 42
Average freshman retention rate: 90.5%
6-year graduation rate: 87.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 82%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 5
Faculty resources ranking: 31
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 48.7%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 17.4%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 17:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 94.3%
Student selectivity ranking: 35
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1080-1320
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 96%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 98%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 49.2%
Financial resources rank: 81
Alumni giving rank: 66
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 17.9%

University of California-Santa Barbara History

Essential Facts: University of California–Santa Barbara

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 33%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 6%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 12%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: N/A
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 3%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball, water polo
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball, water polo
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook