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University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

Palm-framed vistas of the blue Pacific and the golden Santa Ynez Mountains. The scent of eucalyptus mixed with the saltwater breeze. Breathtaking natural beauty combined with enormous intellectual vitality. This is the University of California, Santa Barbara, and there is no other campus quite like it, anywhere. Here on the edge of the Pacific, in a setting removed from urban pressures and distractions but vibrant with cultural and academic activity, many of the country's most promising students join a community of scholars whose accomplishments are internationally recognized and whose skills as teachers of undergraduates are evident each day in laboratories and classrooms. In the humanities and the arts as well as in engineering and the sciences, UCSB introduces students to novel ways of thinking, learning, and conducting research. The Highest Quality Pioneering research is a critical component of the highest quality education. UCSB's 1,000-member faculty includes five Nobel Prize winners and scores of elected members or fellows of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The campus is one of only 62 research-intensive institutions elected to membership in the prestigious Association...
118
2012
130=
2013
132=
2014
129
2015
64.30
Overall Score
84.4
Academic Reputation
62.7
International Faculty
44.7
International Students
100
Citations per Faculty
18
2013
18
2014
15
2015
85.90
Overall Score
91.4
Academic Reputation
57.9
Employer Reputation
96.9
Citations per Paper
91.8
H-index Citations
30=
2013
32
2014
35
2015
82.80
Overall Score
88.6
Academic Reputation
43.6
Employer Reputation
100
Citations per Paper
93.4
H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
959
International
211

Number of students

23,056
Postgraduate 12%
Undergraduate 88%

Number of international students

3,228
Postgraduate 23%
Undergraduate 77%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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