UC Santa Barbara
The University of California at Santa Barbara had originally been established as a small, independent teachers’ college, which joined the University of California system in 1944. It has since then grown to one of the top public universities in the USA, being elected to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities.
UC Santa Barbara is divided in five schools and the Graduate Division. Almost 22000 students, about 3000 of them at the graduate level, are enrolled in more than 200 majors, degrees and credentials covering from humanities and arts to sciences and engineering. Within the more than 1000 renowned faculty members are 5 Nobel laureates, in addition to numerous awardees of other prestigious recognitions.
The campus is located on the edge of the Pacific, about 100 miles northwest of Los Angeles, covering an area of 1055 acres. Far from urban pressures, however vibrant with cultural and academic activity, the Santa Barbara campus offers a unique combination of natural beauty and intellectual vitality.
For more information please visit: www.ucsb.edu