Undergraduate Colleges and Majors

You’re high-achieving, and so are we. UC Santa Barbara’s top rankings are a product of our numerous acclaimed programs across three colleges. Meet your academic match and excel away. You got this.  

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Undergraduate Majors

From actuarial science to zoology, UC Santa Barbara offers hundreds of undergraduate majors spanning dozens of disciplines. Take a look! 

Undergraduate Majors - General Catalog

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College of Creative Studies

As unique now as it was at its 1967 founding, CCS serves as a portal for high-achieving, ambitious students to the campus and the world beyond.

College of Creative Studies

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College of Engineering

Ranked among the top engineering schools in the world, UCSB Engineering is interdisciplinary and innovative, with an entrepreneurial spirit and unparalleled intellectual drive. Our Engineering faculty includes three Nobel laureates.

College of Engineering

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College of Letters & Science

The largest center of learning and research on campus encompasses the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. We foster exploration and enrichment through rigorous scholarship, inspiring teaching, and innovative programs.

College of Letters & Science

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Office of Admissions

Whether you’re eyeing admission as a freshman or a transfer student, your path to UCSB starts here.

Office of Admissions

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Undergraduate Research

More than half of all UC Santa Barbara undergraduates conduct research while pursuing their degrees. Get started!

Undergraduate Research