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University of California - Santa Barbara
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  • SANTA BARBARA, CA

University of California - Santa Barbara Admissions

What is the acceptance rate for UCSB?

UC Santa Barbara admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 29%. Students that get into UC Santa Barbara have an average SAT score between 1230-1460 or an average ACT score of 28-34. The regular admissions application deadline for UC Santa Barbara is November 30.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
29%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
105,641
SAT Range
1230-1460
SAT Reading
620-710
SAT Math
610-750
Students Submitting SAT
82%
ACT Range
28-34
ACT English
26-34
ACT Math
26-31
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
38%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
November 30
Early Decision Deadline
No data available  
Early Action Deadline
No data available  
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$80
Accepts Common App
No
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Considered but not required
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Neither required nor recommended
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
52%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 122 responses
Poll
57%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 121 responses

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