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UCSB Student Outcomes

Santa Barbara, California

Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
81% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for University of California Santa Barbara
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 66% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 78% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 80% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from University of California Santa Barbara. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. University of California Santa Barbara is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$59,000 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending University of California Santa Barbara
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $39,500 per year
after 7 years $46,000 per year
after 8 years $48,900 per year
after 9 years $54,900 per year
after 10 years $59,000 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former University of California Santa Barbara students who are working and no longer in school is $59,000, which is 72% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

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Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
$16,451
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans
40%

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$170 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
73% vs. 47% national average

If you are having trouble affording your UCSB student loan debt, explore your options.

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110705 IPEDS survey data for University of California Santa Barbara.


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