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University of California-Santa Barbara

5221 Cheadle Hall, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
(805) 893-8000

Tuition 2018 - 2019 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2018 - 2019 2017 - 2018 2016 - 2017
In District $14,391 $14,391 $14,451
In State $14,391 $14,391 $14,451
Out of State $44,145 $43,383 $42,465
Books/Misc. $1,184 $1,143 $1,143
On Campus
Room and Board $15,520 $15,673 $15,169
Other Expenses $5,670 $5,438 $5,348
Off Campus
Room and Board $12,818 $12,370 $11,825
Other Expenses $6,045 $5,808 $5,706
Off Campus With Family
Other Expenses - $12,807 $12,450

Financial Aid 2019 - 2020

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants 33.0% $5,180
State/Local Grant 43.0% $11,438
Institutional Grants 52.0% $9,569
Loans 36.0% $6,118

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NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)

Baseball - Big West Conference
Basketball - Big West Conference
Football - N/A
Cross Country/Track - N/A


Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the doctorate. They award 50 or more doctoral degrees per year across at least 15 disciplines.

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
Study abroad
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers


Public, 4-year or above 


Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits

The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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