About UC Santa Barbara

UCSB ranks No. 1 among U.S. public universities in Princeton Review's 2015 “Guide to Green Schools".

Frequently Asked Questions

Applying to UCSB

The Admissions web page has extensive information about UCSB and general application requirements; you may send questions to them from their website.

Each of UCSB's five schools offer graduate and/or undergraduate majors, degrees and credentials. These are all listed on our Majors, Degrees & Credentials web page.

The Admissions Office has information for freshman and transfer applicants.

The Graduate Division website has information on all of the graduate programs and admissions requirements, in addition to on-line publications and an on-line application.

The Admissions website provides key information for Transfer Applicants.

The General Catalog has information about fees and expenses, as well as residency requirements.

Our Academics page has a complete listing of UCSB's colleges, departments, and academic and research organizations.

The Disabled Students Program provides assistance with physical and academic accommodations to students with disabilities.

UCSB's Summer Sessions website describes more than 320 courses in 40 departments.

The Professional and Continuing Education website gives information and a schedule of continuing education classes offered year-round.

The Financial Aid website provides information on grants, loans, Federal Work Study, Veteran's Benefits, and more.

The academic calendar lists all key academic dates and deadlines.

You may view the General Catalog online.

The Admissions web page for newly admitted freshman or transfer students provides information tailored for you.

Just contact the Registrar's Office.

The Student Affairs website lists over 500 student clubs and organizations.

The UCSB Bookstore at the UCen has a plethora of Gaucho souvenirs.

Events at UCSB

The campus calendar lets you view campus events by day, week, or month. It also can search for specific events or types of activities for you. In addition, the Highlighted Events page spotlights prominent events, and includes links to many department calendars with information on concerts, performances, lectures, athletic events, films, exhibitions, workshops, and conferences.

The Commencement website maintained by Public Events has all key dates, times, and helpful phone numbers.

Please notify us by way of our contact form.