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About UCSB

University of California-Santa Barbara (UCSB) — public non-profit university. It is located in California, United States. UCSB is a member of University of California System, Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), Association of American Universities (AAU), Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Associa.

According to QS International University Ranking, the institution is among the top-160 in the world. UCSB is one of the best universities in the United States. The university is highly rated by the independent university ranking THE. It is in the top-70.

UCSB offers bachelor and master programs in different fields of study.

Location
California, United States
Establishment year
1909
Students
25,701
International students
3,604
Female students
54%
Acceptance rate
37%

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2024#163
Rating in the USA
2021#43
Rating THE
2024#69
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Natural Sciences39
Engineering & Technology132
Arts & Humanities165
Social Sciences & Management332
Life Sciences & Medicine401-450
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UCSB tuition fees

The academic year at UCSB is divided into quarters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. At UCSB, tuition fees are equal for everyone — from 12,849 USD per year. The educational institution helps with tuition fees through financial support programs. They are available to local and international students. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and available scholarships.

Academic calendar
Quarters
Financial Aid
Yes
Bachelor
13,100USD/year
Master
12,849USD/year

Additional costs

It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.

Room and board
on campus15,903USD/year
off campus13,188USD/year
Other expenses
on campus5,381USD/year
off campus5,916USD/year

Study programs at UCSB

Journalism & Media
Film and Media Studies
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Accounting & Finance
Mathematics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Physical Sciences
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Chinese
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Classical Language and Literature Emphasis
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Classics - Classical Archaeology Emphasis
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Classics - Greek and Roman Culture Emphasis
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Comparative Literature
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
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Agriculture & Forestry
Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Agriculture & Forestry
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Zoology
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Agriculture & Forestry
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Engineering & Technology
Chemical Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Electrical Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Mechanical Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Humanities
Chinese
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Classical Language and Literature Emphasis
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Classics - Classical Archaeology Emphasis
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Comparative Literature
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
English
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
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Arts & Humanities
Art
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Art
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 80
Dance
Study degree
BA, BFA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 80
Film and Media Studies
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
History of Art and Architecture
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Arts & Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Show all
History, Philosophy & Theology
Art
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 80
Dance
Study degree
BA, BFA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 80
Global Studies
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
History
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
History of Art and Architecture
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Arts & Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
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Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Aquatic Biology
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 80
Earth Science
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Agriculture & Forestry
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Environmental Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Geography
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
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Medicine
Aquatic Biology
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 80
Biochemistry
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Biological Sciences
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Medicine
Biology
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Biopsychology
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 80
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Physical Sciences
Applied Mathematics
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 80
Aquatic Biology
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 80
Communication
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Earth Science
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Agriculture & Forestry
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Show all
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Applied Mathematics
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 80
Aquatic Biology
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 80
Biochemistry
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Chemistry
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Show all
Social Sciences & Management
Anthropology
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Art
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Asian American Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Biopsychology
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 80
Black Studies
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Show all
Economics & Business Management
Actuarial Science
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Economics
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Mathematics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Physical Sciences
Mathematics
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Statistics and Data Science
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Show all
Computer Science & IT
Actuarial Science
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Computer Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Computer Science
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Computing
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Electrical Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
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Other
East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Mathematical Sciences
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Mathematics
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Physics
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Exam scores
GPA — 3.4, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
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Other programs
Engineering & Technology
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Materials
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Journalism & Media
Film and Media Studies
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Journalism & Media
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 100
Media Arts and Technology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Journalism & Media
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Agriculture & Forestry
Ecology, Evolution & Marine Biology
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Agriculture & Forestry
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Ecology, Evolution & Marine Biology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Agriculture & Forestry
Physical Sciences
Marine Science
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Agriculture & Forestry
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Education & Training
Education
Study degree
MEd
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Education - Teacher Education
Study degree
MEd
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Computer Science & IT
Computer Science
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 100
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Earth Science
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Ecology, Evolution & Marine Biology
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Agriculture & Forestry
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Environmental Science & Management
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
11 months
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Geography
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Medicine
Chemistry
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Marine Science
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Agriculture & Forestry
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Medicine
History, Philosophy & Theology
Chicana and Chicano Studies
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Communication
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
History, Philosophy & Theology
Education
Study degree
MEd
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
History
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On campus
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Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Humanities
Social Sciences & Management
History, Philosophy & Theology
History of Art and Architecture
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On campus
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Full-time
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12 months
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Arts & Humanities
Humanities
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Asian Studies
Study mode
On campus
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Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Chicana and Chicano Studies
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Education
Study degree
MEd
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
English
Study mode
On campus
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Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
History
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On campus
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Full-time
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12 months
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Humanities
Social Sciences & Management
History, Philosophy & Theology
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Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Asian Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Chicana and Chicano Studies
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Comparative Literature
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
English
Study mode
On campus
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Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Germanic and Slavic Studies
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On campus
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Full-time
Duration
12 months
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Languages, Literature & Linguistics
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Arts & Humanities
Art
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
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Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Film and Media Studies
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Journalism & Media
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 100
History of Art and Architecture
Study mode
On campus
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Full-time
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12 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Media Arts and Technology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Journalism & Media
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Music
Study mode
On campus
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Full-time
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12 months
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Arts & Humanities
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Physical Sciences
Applied Mathematics
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On campus
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Full-time
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12 months
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Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Earth Science
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Ecology, Evolution & Marine Biology
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On campus
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Full-time
Duration
12 months
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Agriculture & Forestry
Physical Sciences
Environmental Science & Management
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On campus
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Duration
11 months
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Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Geography
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
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Economics & Business Management
Applied Mathematics
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On campus
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Full-time
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12 months
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Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Statistics
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On campus
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12 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Technology Management
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On campus
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12 months
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Economics & Business Management
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Applied Mathematics
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On campus
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Full-time
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12 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Chemistry
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Marine Science
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Agriculture & Forestry
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Materials
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On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
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Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Mathematics
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12 months
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Anthropology
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On campus
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Full-time
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12 months
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Social Sciences & Management
Art
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Asian Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Chicana and Chicano Studies
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 80
Communication
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On campus
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12 months
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Social Sciences & Management
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Bachelor degree at UCSB

Only students with a GPA of at least 3.4 are admitted to the undergraduate programs. Another important criterion for the selection committee is the results of entrance exams. Before submitting documents to the university, applicants take an English language exam. The university accepts the results of IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score is 80. The IELTS score is not lower than 6.5. A subject exam is required. The university relies on the ACT or SAT results.

GPA
3.4
IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
80
TOEFL PBT
550

Master's degree at UCSB

The academic performance of a student in an undergraduate program plays an important role in the selection of candidates. In order to enroll at UCSB for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 80. IELTS — 7 or higher.

IELTS
7
TOEFL iBT
80
TOEFL PBT
550

UCSB campus

The educational institution has a suburban campus. This means that students study close to a big city and can quickly get to it by public transport. At the same time, this location allows you to create a close-knit student community, since all events are held on campus. During the period of study, students can use the university library, where they can do homework and write scientific papers. UCSB accepts students for international exchange programs. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in intercultural communication for both international and local students.

Campus Type
Suburban
Library
Yes
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What to do after graduation

To stay in the country for another year after graduation, you need to renew your student visa or apply for a job seeker visa. Graduates of UCSB are in demand in the labor market, as the reputation of the educational institution among employers is quite high according to the results of the QS world ranking. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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