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A seaside view of the campus at dawn.
LOCATION AND SIZE
1,055 acres on the California coast about 100 miles northwest of Los Angeles.
FACULTY SIZE   1,050
ENROLLMENT   21,685
ORIGIN OF STUDENTS
California 89%
Other US States 7%
International 4%
INTRODUCTION
'A Campus Like No Other'
MISSION STATEMENT
POINTS OF PRIDE
UCSB PORTRAIT
SCHOOL MASCOT
Gauchos
School Mascot
SCHOOL COLORS
School Colors are Blue and Gold
UCSB
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Chancellor Henry T. Yang
Chancellor Henry T. Yang teaching his undergraduate engineering class: "From discovery we learn, and from discovery, we teach."
CHANCELLOR'S WELCOME
RENOWNED FACULTY
In addition to five Nobel Laureates, UCSB's faculty includes many elected members or fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (25), the National Academy of Sciences (32), the National Academy of Engineering (25), and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (60). Three UCSB professors also have been named MacArthur Fellows by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
DISTINCTIONS
UCSB is one of only 61 institutions elected to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities. And the Newsweek guide to America's best colleges has named UCSB one of the country's "hottest colleges" twice in the past decade.
MAJORS, DEGREES, AND CREDENTIALS
More than 200 majors, degrees, and credentials are offered through UCSB's five schools and the Graduate Division.
VOLUMES IN THE LIBRARY
Over 3 million
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