UC Santa Barbara freshman admission profile

This is a snapshot of the admitted freshman class for fall 2018.

Please be cautious in drawing conclusions from this information. Use it as a general guide to selectivity and not as a predictor of your chance for admission to UC Santa Barbara.


Admit rate — Overall

32.3%
  • Admits
29,782
  • Applicants
92,305


GPA and test scores of middle 25%-75% students

  • High School GPA
4.00 - 4.26
  • ACT Composite Score
28 - 34
  • ACT English Language Arts
26 - 31
  • SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing
630 - 720
  • SAT Mathematics
640 - 780
  • SAT Essay
15 - 18

 

Undergraduate admission data

For more systemwide and campus data on applicants, admits and enrollees, visit UC's Information Center.