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University of California: Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA

Academics Summary

University of California: Santa Barbara has a graduation rate of 85% and offers 77 majors. Its student-to-faculty ratio is 17:1.

Academics Stats

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Students-to-Faculty Ratio


AP Credit Policy

Either 4 or 8 quarter units granted for each Advanced Placement Exam with a score of 3 or more. The admission policy grants honors credit for each AP course taken with an additional point in the high school GPA. AP Exams are equated with the courses at UCSB and students who have AP Exam scores above 3 can then opt out of certain courses with the AP exam results.

  • Offers credits


  • Offers placement into advanced courses


Study Options

Majors and Degrees

The college offers the following degrees: Bachelor's, Certificate, Master's, and Doctoral

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Special Academics Program

  • Accelerated Study
  • Cross-Registration
  • Double Major
  • Dual Enrollment of High School Students
  • English as a Second Language
  • Honors Program
  • Independent Study
  • Internships
  • ROTC, Air Force
  • ROTC, Army
  • Student-Designed Major
  • Study Abroad
  • Teacher Certification
  • Visiting/Exchange Student Program

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