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 25,976
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $11,442
Tuition (Out of State) $41,196
Room & Board $15,520
Avg Net Price $16,767
Avg Grant Aid $20,253
% Receiving Grant Aid 57%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 29.6%
Avg High School GPA 3.96
Admissions Standards Exceptional
Applicant Competition High
ACT Range 27/34
SAT Range 1230/1480
Application Deadline Nov 30, 2019


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