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University of California, Santa Barbara

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University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) is one of only 61 institutions elected to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities. And the Newsweek guide to America's best colleges has named UCSB one of the country's "hottest colleges" twice in the past decade. In its annual ranking of the top 500 universities, Leiden University ranked UC Santa Barbara number 2 in the world in terms of impact in the field of the sciences. UCSB’s renowned faculty includes five winners of Nobel Prizes for landmark research in chemistry, physics, and economics. An alumna of the College of Creative Studies was named 2009 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine.

Country United States
School name University of California, Santa Barbara
City Santa Barbara
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
Faculty
(Undergraduate)
College of Creative Studies
College of Engineering
College of Letters & Science
Bren School of Environmental Science
& Management

Faculty
(Graduate)
Actuarial Science
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics
Art
Asian Studies
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chicana and Chicano Studies
Classics
Communication
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Counseling, Clinical & School Psychology
Dynamical Neuroscience
Earth Science
East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies
Ecology, Evolution & Marine Biology
Economics
Education - Teacher Education Program
Education
Electrical & Computer Engineering
English
Environmental Science & Management
Feminist Studies
Film and Media Studies
Geography
Geography, Joint Program SDSU
Global and International Studies
Hispanic Languages and Literatures
History
History of Art and Architecture
History, Joint Program CSUS
Latin American and Iberian Studies
Linguistics
Marine Science
Materials
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Media Arts and Technology
Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
Music
Philosophy
Physics .
Political Science
Psychological and Brain Sciences
Religious Studies
Sociology
Statistics
Statistics and Applied Probability
Technology Management Program
Theater Studies
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Public
Language used in the class English
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1891
The number of students (Undergraduate) 18,977
The number of students (Graduate) 2,950
Test required for admission ACT Plus Writing or the SAT Reasoning Test, TOFEL or IELTS and document screening
% applicants admitted 38.85%
The number of foreign students 1,160
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 35
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 130
THE Rank (2013 rankings) 33
Address 1210 Cheadle Hall, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-2014 USA
Link to official website http://www.ucsb.edu/
Link to contact website http://www.ia.ucsb.edu/util/contact.aspx