Santa Barbara: Freshman admit data

This is a snapshot of the admitted freshman class for fall 2019.

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 data

Applicants:

93,442

Admits:

27,719

Overall admit rate:

29.7 %



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

High School GPA 4.04 - 4.28
ACT Composite Score 27 - 34
ACT English Language Arts  26 - 31
SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing 630 - 730
SAT Mathematics 650 - 790
SAT Essay 15 - 18