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UC Santa Barbara’s total enrollment for 2020-2021 includes 23,196 undergraduates and 2,983 graduate students. It reflects a freshman class of about 4,847 new Gauchos and a transfer class of about 2,453.
UCSB ranks number 5 among all public universities in U.S. News and World Report's 2022 “Best Colleges” Rankings, the most widely read college guide 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.