University of California Santa Barbara Comparison

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University of California Santa Barbara
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Location Santa Barbara, CA
Setting Midsize Suburban
Students 26,179
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $11,442
Tuition (Out of State) $41,196
Room & Board $15,903
Avg Net Price $17,223
Avg Grant Aid $19,350
% Receiving Grant Aid 57%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 36.7%
Avg High School GPA 4.17
Admissions Standards Exceptional
Applicant Competition High
ACT Range 28/34
SAT Range 1230/1460
Application Deadline Nov 30, 2021


Graduation Rate 80%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $59,000
Making Student Loan Payments 73%
Median Student Loan Debt $16,451
Median Loan Payment $170
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard