With ample access to our world-renowned faculty — Nobel Laureates, anyone? — and abundant research opportunities from your first year on campus, the question isn’t ‘Why apply to UC Santa Barbara?’ It’s ‘What are you waiting for?’
A top-ranked institution with a thriving campus culture, situated in one of the most picturesque locations you can imagine — that’s got to check a few boxes off your university must-have list.
Our vibrant transfer community is ready to welcome you to UCSB. Our academics will challenge you. Our degree will prepare you for myriad careers — and give you a leg up on landing that first big gig.