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UCSB College Spotlight


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UCSB College Spotlight

  1. 1. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA,SANTA BARBARA552 University Rd Santa Barbara, CA
  2. 2. Mascot and ColorsColors:Pacific Blue andGaucho GoldMascot:Gaucho (A cowboy ofSouth America)
  3. 3. UCSB InformationPublic UniversityPart of the University Of California System18,620 undergrads3,065 grads
  4. 4. Ethnicity Of Student bodyAsianAfrican AmericanLatinoWhiteOther
  5. 5. Majors OfferedArtBiologyChemistry and BiochemistryComputer ScienceLiteratureMathematicsMusic Theory & Comp.Physics*You can receive a associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and a doctorate degree at UCSB
  6. 6. Typical Admissions Rate45% of applicants admitted3.91 mean GPA1851 mean SAT
  7. 7. Entrance Exams Req. ForAdmission• SAT or ACT plus writing section• At least two SAT subject tests must be taken
  8. 8. Classes Required ForAdmissionA. History/ Social Sci – 2 yearsReq.B. English – 4 years Req.C. Mathematics – 3 years Req.- 4 RecommendedD. Lab Sci – 2 years Req.– 3 RecommendedE. Language – 2 years Req.– 3 RecommendedF. Visual Performing Arts– 1 year Req.G. College Prep Elective – 1 year Req.
  9. 9. 55% Receive Financial AidIn State Tuition Out of State Tuition
  10. 10. Student Quotes“Coming from a high school of less than 300 kids, the size ofUCSB was a big shocker for me. If youre in a similarsituation, I would highly recommend enrolling in theFreshman Summer Start program the summer before yourfreshman year. It allows you to make friends and ease intocollege in a smaller setting, making your freshman year thatmuch more enjoyable” – Emilie (Junior)“At UCSB, I have many opportunities to excel, all while livingnear a relaxed, "beachy" atmosphere. Its really the best ofboth worlds” – Cole (Freshman)
  11. 11. Sports OfferedBasketballCross CountryGolfSoccerSwimming & DivingTennisVolleyballWater PoloSoftballTrack & FieldBaseball
  12. 12. Famous AlumniGwyneth Paltrow (actress)Jack Johnson (musician)Steve Aoki (musician)Robert Ballard (discovered Titanic)Jose Hernández (astronaut)
  13. 13. School Ratings#1 out of10 Surf Colleges – Surfer Magazine#2out of500 Overall Schools – Leiden#2 Sexiest School – UnigoTop 10 Party Schoolfor 4 consecutive years – Playboy#5out of1300 Hottest Girls – College Prowler#7out of10 Party Schools – Fastweb
  14. 14. TraditionsUndie RunWater ballooning freshmanFloatopia WeekendHalloween