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University of California - Santa Barbara Academics

Academic Statistics

Academics
A
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
82%
National
49%
Full-Time Retention Rate
93%
Part-Time Retention Rate
77%
Academic Calendar
Quarter
Research Funding per Student
$8,635
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
  • 2-19 students
    49%
  • 20-39
    28%
  • 40-99
    13%
  • 100+
    10%
95%
of students say they attend class.151 responses

About the Professors

Professors
A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Female Professors
37%
Male Professors
63%
Average Professor Salary
$171,924
Poll
38%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.151 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    2%
  • Asian American
    10%
  • Hispanic
    7%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    6%
  • Multiracial
    0%
  • Native American
    1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    3%
  • White
    71%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
90%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.255 responses
Poll
72%
of students say professors care about their students' success.255 responses
Poll
78%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.254 responses
Poll
84%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.254 responses
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