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Best Values in Colleges

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University of California, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)


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University of California, Santa Barbara is ranked 18 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 92%
Applicants who took ACT 43%

SAT Verbal Score

700+13%
600-69941%
600+54%

SAT Math Score

700+24%
600-69947%
600+71%

ACT Score

30-3624%
24-2954%
24+78%

Students applied54,762
Students admitted24,116
Admission rate44%

Students per faculty17

4-year graduation rate67%
6-year graduation rate80%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$12,192
Fees$1,554
Room and board$13,805
Estimated book expense$1,444
Total cost$28,995

Cost after need-based aid$11,511
Cost after non-need-based aid$18,431

Average debt at graduation$19,325

Out of State

Tuition$35,070
Fees$1,554
Room and board$13,805
Estimated book expense$1,444
Total cost$51,873

Cost after need-based aid$34,389
Cost after non-need-based aid$41,309

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met85%
Average need-based aid$17,484
Average non-need-based aid$10,564

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment18,977

Full-Time

Men8,806
Women9,909

Part-Time

Men149
Women113

Freshmen retained91%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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