Why UCSB?
About our Academics

UCSB offers a diverse range of nearly 90 majors and 40 minors in subjects including engineering, biological sciences, humanities, fine arts and more! Visit our Academics page to learn more about the outstanding programs available to UCSB students.

About or Faculty

  • UCSB has more than 1,000 faculty members including 6 Nobel laureates.
  • Professors are leaders in their field and bring their passion to the classroom.
  • Students get the chance to learn from some of the brightest minds in their chosen fields.
  • UCSB is ranked as the No. 1 public university in the world in the 2016 Leiden ranking for its impact on the sciences
  • More than 50% of all UCSB undergraduates conduct research.
  • Research opportunities allow students to gain hands-on learning experience that can lead to the discovery of a new passion or even a future career!