University of California Santa Barbara is a leading research institution that provides a comprehensive liberal arts experience. Our students are full participants in an educational journey of discovery that stimulates independent thought, critical reasoning, and creativity.
UCSB offers a diverse range of nearly 90 majors and 40 minors in subjects including engineering, biological sciences, humanities, fine arts and more! It has more than 1,000 faculty members including 6 Nobel laureates. Professors are leaders in their field and bring their passion to the classroom. Research thrives at UCSB. From nanotechnology to international studies, the campus is home to a variety of departments conducting outstanding research in a wide range of disciplines. Over half of all graduating seniors collaborate with faculty members on original research or creative projects.