University of California Santa Barbara

United States of America

37th US-News World Ranking

The University of California, Santa Barbara is a public research university and one of the 10 campuses of the University of California framework. It was established as a small independent teachers college in 1891 and later included in the UC framework in 1944. UCSB is one of America's Public Ivy universities, which refers to top public universities in the United States capable of providing a collegiate experience comparable with the private Ivy League university.

UC Santa Barbara is a "very high activity" research university with twelve national research centers, including the renowned Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics.

The college is an exhaustive doctoral college offers more than 200 majors and is composed into five universities and schools offering 87 college degrees and 55 graduate degrees. The College of Creative Studies offers undergrads the chance to do free work in expressions of the human experience, math or the sciences.

It is a home for approximately 23,000 students with a Student to Faculty Ratio of 17:1. UCSB was positioned 37th among "National Universities", eighth among U.S. state funded colleges and 24th among Best Global Universities by U.S. News and World Report 's 2016 rankings.

Notable alumni: Gwyneth Paltrow (Actress), Michael Douglas (Actor) and Alan Williams (Basketball player)

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English

The Department of Education in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE) prepares researchers, scholar practitioners, and educational leaders for positions in universities, school districts, community agencies, and the private sector in seven different research focus areas: Culture and Development; Language and Literacy; Learning, Culture and Technology Studies; Policy, Leadership and Research Methods; Science and Mathematics Education; Special Education, Disability and Risk Studies; and Teacher Education and Professional Development.

University online application,Official transcripts, Three letters of recommendation, Statement of purpose, Resume or CV, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, MAT, IELTS, TOEFL, Statement of Personal Achievements/Contributions, Financial information, Writing Sample

Teaching, Administration, Education policy

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English

The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability offers an MS in Actuarial Science, available only to currently enrolled UCSB undergraduates majoring in Actuarial Science who have been pre-screened for entry into the program. This degree prepares students for careers in actuarial industry by combining advanced mathematics (probability and stochastic processes) with deep knowledge of finance and advanced statistical and computational techniques. As part of the program, students will gain first-hand actuarial research experience by working on an actuarial project in partnership with a company.

University online application,Official transcripts, Three letters of recommendation, Statement of purpose, Resume or CV, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, MAT, IELTS, TOEFL, Statement of Personal Achievements/Contributions, Financial information, Writing Sample

Actuarial analyst, Actuary, Chartered accountant, Data analyst, Investment analyst, Research scientist (maths), Secondary school teacher.

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Mathematics has been called the queen and the servant of the sciences. As an independent discipline, it was first developed by the ancient Greeks, to whom we owe the notion of mathematical proof. In the late seventeenth century, Newton developed calculus to serve as a tool in his treatment of mechanics, allowing him to correctly predict the motion of the planets. This astonishing success definitively demonstrated that mathematics is the ideal language for constructing exact quantitative theories. Today mathematics plays an absolutely fundamental role in physics, economics, and engineering, and plays an ever greater role in fields such as astronomy, chemistry, geology, finance, meteorology, cryptology, ecology, computer science, the social sciences, and a host of other areas. Yet mathematics is also vibrant as a study in its own right, alive with beautiful problems and ongoing developments.

Complete UC application, Unofficial transcripts from all high schools and colleges/universities attended, A letter of intent, Letters of recommendation (Optional), Test scores: SAT scores- SAT Math (660-790), Reading (640-760), Writing (650-780), ACT Composite Score (27-33), IELTS, TOEFL, A minimum GPA of 3.0

Mathematician, Actuarial analyst, Actuary, Chartered accountant, Chartered certified accountant, Data analyst, Investment analyst, Research scientist (maths), Secondary school teacher, Statistical Consultancy.

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English

The 5-Year B.A./M.A. program is designed for students who wish to enhance their undergraduate major in Chinese or Japanese with graduate training at the M.A. level in the department. Students concurrently pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chinese or Japanese and a Master of Arts in Asian Studies. These degrees already exist as separate entities, the B.A. normally requiring four years and the M.A. normally requiring two years.Students pursuing this dual degree should plan on taking one year of study abroad during their junior year in their country of specialization.

Complete UC application, Unofficial transcripts from all high schools and colleges/universities attended, A letter of intent, Letters of recommendation (Optional), Test scores: SAT scores- SAT Math (660-790), Reading (640-760), Writing (650-780), ACT Composite Score (27-33), IELTS, TOEFL, A minimum GPA of 3.0

Public policy, Social service, Political work, Education, Historic preservation, Art conservation, Governmental work, Urban planning/development,Community leadership, Business Management.

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English

The 5-Year B.A./M.A. program is designed for students who wish to enhance their undergraduate major in Chinese or Japanese with graduate training at the M.A. level in the department. Students concurrently pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chinese or Japanese and a Master of Arts in Asian Studies. These degrees already exist as separate entities, the B.A. normally requiring four years and the M.A. normally requiring two years.Students pursuing this dual degree should plan on taking one year of study abroad during their junior year in their country of specialization.

Complete UC application, Unofficial transcripts from all high schools and colleges/universities attended, A letter of intent, Letters of recommendation (Optional), Test scores: SAT scores- SAT Math (660-790), Reading (640-760), Writing (650-780), ACT Composite Score (27-33), IELTS, TOEFL, A minimum GPA of 3.0

Public policy, Social service, Political work, Education, Historic preservation, Art conservation, Governmental work, Urban planning/development,Community leadership, Business Management.

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a) University online application

b) Official SAT/ACT scores

c) Typical SAT scores- SAT Math (660-790), Reading (640-760), Writing (650-780), ACT Composite Score (27-33)

d) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

e) Acceptance rate: 35.9%

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Bachelors: $43,400

Masters: Fees vary for each program.

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living is $19,000 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Bachelors: January 5

Masters: Deadlines vary for each program

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

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Regional

United States of America
30
US News
35
QS
28
Shanghai
25
Times Higher Education
83
Forbes
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University Stats

25976

Students

23070

Undergraduates

2906

Postgraduate

2749

Faculty Strength

9

Student Faculty Ratio

36
%

Acceptance Rate

$
43400

Tuition Fees

$
19000

Living Cost

3.96

Avg. GPA

34

Avg. IB

85
%

Avg. Percentage

1390

Avg. SAT

* All cost are in USD