Fall enrollment for 2022-2023 includes 23,460 undergraduates and 2,961 graduate students. New undergraduates for the year include about 4,968 new freshman Gauchos and a transfer class of about 2,096.
Public University Forbes Magazine
Forbes Magazine, which showcased 500 of the finest U.S. institutions of higher education in its 2023 America’s Top Colleges list, ranked UC Santa Barbara as the No. 5 public university in the country.
Majors, degrees & credentials
From hard sciences to studio art and all points in between, your educational opportunities abound at UCSB. We offer more than 200 majors, degrees and credentials, a number than includes 90+ undergraduate majors and more than 50 graduate programs.