Academics

At UC Santa Barbara, academics shine as brightly as the sun over our slice of California coastline. From hard sciences to studio art and all points in between, educational opportunities abound. We offer more than 200 majors, degrees and credentials — discover one that matches your passion.

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Undergraduate Colleges and Majors

Rigorous and rewarding. That’s the UCSB experience in a nutshell. And it’s why we’re a top-ranked university. Scholarship and research await.

Undergraduate Colleges and Majors

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Graduate Schools and Programs

Collaboration and innovation are in our institutional DNA. Pursue an advanced degree here and you'll do both, growing your individual strengths – and your individuality — along the way.

Graduate Schools and Programs

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Professional and Continuing Education

Discover. Experience. Grow. Professional and Continuing Education offers courses for professionals, current UCSB students, and international students. 

Professional and Continuing Education

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Additional Opportunities

Study abroad. Spend a semester in D.C. Get a jumpstart on your startup. UCSB has an array of academic programs to enrich your education. 

Additional Opportunities

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Academic Departments & Programs

At UC Santa Barbara, our academic departments and programs are both diverse and distinct.

Academic Departments & Programs

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Academic Offices

Are you a student in need of advising or academic personnel seeking information? Research questions? You’re in the right place.

Academic Offices

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Undergraduate Majors

Roll call! Peruse our myriad Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science offerings.

Undergraduate Majors - General Catalog

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Graduate Degrees

Our 50-plus graduate programs reflect UCSB’s excellence as well as our diversity.

Graduate Degrees - General Catalog