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University of California, Santa Barbara

552 University Road

Santa Barbara, CA 93106-2030

United States

Telephone: 805-893-8000

URL: http://www.ucsb.edu

Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Susan Opp

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning. https://bap.ucsb.edu/institutional-research/retention-and-graduation-rates

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: February 16, 2024

Granted Candidacy:Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process. 1900

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1949

Undergraduate FTE: 22,890

Graduate FTE: 2,825

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Public

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. Multi-institution System

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Quarter

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: Yes

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RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerLinda Adler-KassnerAssociate Vice Chancellor, Teaching and Learningladler@ucsb.edu
Board of Directors ChairRichard LeibChair, Board of Regentsregentsoffice@ucop.edu
Chief Academic OfficerDavid MarshallExecutive Vice Chancellordavid.marshall@ucsb.edu
Chief Executive OfficerHenry YangChancellorhenry.yang@chancellor.ucsb.edu
Chief Financial OfficerChuck HainesVice Chancellor - Chief Financial Officerchuck.haines@ucsb.edu
Director Institutional ResearchSteven VelascoDirector Institutional Research Planning & Assessmentsteven.velasco@ucsb.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
00132000University of California Santa BarbaraSanta BarbaraMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Actuarial ScienceMasters2012On-Site
Actuarial Science B.S.Bachelors2009On-Site
AnthropologyMasters1965On-Site
AnthropologyResearch Doctorate1964On-Site
AnthropologyBachelors1963On-Site
Applied MathematicsBachelors1976On-Site
Applied MathematicsMasters1960On-Site
Aquatic BiologyBachelors1974On-Site
ArtBachelors1944On-Site
ArtMasters1944On-Site
Asian American StudiesBachelors1994On-Site
Asian StudiesBachelors1959On-Site
Asian StudiesMasters1972On-Site
BiochemistryBachelors1997On-Site
Biochemistry-Molecular BiologyMasters1999On-Site
Biochemistry-Molecular BiologyResearch Doctorate1973On-Site
Biochemistry-Molecular BiologyBachelors1973On-Site
Biological EngineeringResearch Doctorate2022On-Site
Biological Sciences – BABachelors1947On-Site
Biological Sciences – BSBachelors1947On-Site
BiopsychologyBachelors1973On-Site
Black StudiesBachelors1972On-Site
CCS – ArtBachelors1990On-Site
CCS – BiologyBachelors1990On-Site
CCS – Chemistry/Biochemistry – BABachelors1990On-Site
CCS – Chemistry/Biochemistry – BSBachelors1990On-Site
CCS – ComputingBachelors1990On-Site
CCS – Mathematics – BABachelors1990On-Site
CCS – Mathematics – BSBachelors1990On-Site
CCS – Music CompositionBachelors1990On-Site
CCS – Physics – BABachelors1990On-Site
CCS – Physics – BSBachelors1990On-Site
CCS – Writing and LiteratureBachelors1990On-Site
CCS Marine ScienceBachelors2018On-Site
Cell & Developmental BiologyBachelors1965On-Site
Chemical EngineeringResearch Doctorate1968On-Site
Chemical EngineeringBachelors1965On-Site
Chemical EngineeringMasters1967On-Site
ChemistryResearch Doctorate1963On-Site
Chemistry – BABachelors1944On-Site
Chemistry – BSBachelors1944On-Site
Chemistry – MAMasters1958On-Site
Chemistry – MSMasters1958On-Site
Chicana & Chicano StudiesMasters2003On-Site
Chicana & Chicano StudiesBachelors1979On-Site
Chicana & Chicano StudiesResearch Doctorate2003On-Site
ChineseBachelors1973On-Site
ClassicsBachelors1962On-Site
ClassicsMasters1968On-Site
ClassicsResearch Doctorate1978On-Site
CommunicationResearch Doctorate1990On-Site
CommunicationBachelors1961On-Site
CommunicationMasters1976On-Site
Comparative LiteratureBachelors1970On-Site
Comparative LiteratureResearch Doctorate1971On-Site
Comparative LiteratureMasters1971On-Site
Computer EngineeringBachelors1999On-Site
Computer ScienceResearch Doctorate1989On-Site
Computer ScienceMasters1989On-Site
Computer Science – BABachelors1973On-Site
Computer Science – BSBachelors1979On-Site
Counseling and Clinical PsychologyResearch Doctorate2022On-Site
Dance – BABachelors1966On-Site
Dance – BFABachelors1966On-Site
Dynamical NeuroscienceMasters2013On-Site
Dynamical NeuroscienceResearch Doctorate2013On-Site
Earth ScienceResearch Doctorate1964On-Site
Earth ScienceMasters1962On-Site
Earth Science – BABachelors1954On-Site
Earth Science – BSBachelors1987On-Site
East Asian Language & Cultural StudiesResearch Doctorate2006On-Site
Ecology & EvolutionBachelors1983On-Site
Ecology Evolution & Marine BiologyMasters1958On-Site
Ecology Evolution & Marine BiologyResearch Doctorate1961On-Site
EconomicsBachelors1946On-Site
EconomicsResearch Doctorate1963On-Site
EconomicsMasters1953On-Site
Economics and Accounting BABachelors2009On-Site
EducationResearch Doctorate1968On-Site
Education – MAMasters1963On-Site
Education – MEdMasters1963On-Site
Education Specialist CredentialNon-degree2002On-Site
Electrical EngineeringBachelors1964On-Site
Electrical and Computer EngineeringMasters1965On-Site
Electrical and Computer EngineeringResearch Doctorate1965On-Site
EnglishMasters1957On-Site
EnglishBachelors1944On-Site
EnglishResearch Doctorate1963On-Site
Environmental Science & ManagementResearch Doctorate1998On-Site
Environmental Science & Management – MESMMasters1996On-Site
Environmental Studies – BABachelors1970On-Site
Environmental Studies – BSBachelors1970On-Site
Feminist StudiesBachelors1988On-Site
Feminist StudiesMasters2008On-Site
Feminist StudiesResearch Doctorate2008On-Site
Film & Media StudiesBachelors1972On-Site
Film & Media StudiesMasters2004On-Site
Film & Media StudiesResearch Doctorate2004On-Site
Financial Mathematics & StatisticsBachelors2003On-Site
FrenchBachelors1949On-Site
FrenchMasters1962On-Site
FrenchResearch Doctorate1965On-Site
GeographyBachelors1954On-Site
GeographyMasters1975On-Site
GeographyResearch Doctorate1964On-Site
Geography (Joint Program SDSU)Research Doctorate1991On-Site
GermanBachelors1960On-Site
Germanic Languages & LiteratureResearch Doctorate1966On-Site
Germanic Languages & LiteratureMasters1965On-Site
Global StudiesMasters1998On-Site
Global StudiesResearch Doctorate2015On-Site
Global StudiesBachelors1998On-Site
Hispanic Languages & LiteraturesResearch Doctorate1968On-Site
HistoryBachelors1944On-Site
HistoryResearch Doctorate1961On-Site
HistoryMasters1953On-Site
History (Joint Program CSUS)Research Doctorate1999On-Site
History of Art and ArchitectureBachelors1977On-Site
History of Art and ArchitectureResearch Doctorate1969On-Site
History of Art and ArchitectureMasters1966On-Site
History of Public Policy and LawBachelors1982On-Site
Hydrologic Sciences & PolicyBachelors1994On-Site
Individual MajorBachelors1965On-Site
Individual MajorResearch Doctorate1972On-Site
Interdisciplinary StudiesBachelors1979On-Site
Italian StudiesBachelors1967On-Site
JapaneseBachelors1987On-Site
Language Culture & SocietyBachelors2009On-Site
Latin American & Iberian StudiesBachelors1974On-Site
Latin American & Iberian StudiesMasters1974On-Site
LinguisticsBachelors1969On-Site
LinguisticsMasters1988On-Site
LinguisticsResearch Doctorate1988On-Site
Marine SciencesResearch Doctorate1997On-Site
Marine SciencesMasters1997On-Site
Master of Technology ManagementMasters2015On-Site
Masters of Environmental Data ScienceMasters2021On-Site
MaterialsMasters1987On-Site
MaterialsResearch Doctorate1987On-Site
MathematicsResearch Doctorate1961On-Site
MathematicsMasters1958On-Site
Mathematics – BABachelors1947On-Site
Mathematics – BSBachelors1976On-Site
Mechanical EngineeringBachelors1964On-Site
Mechanical EngineeringMasters1967On-Site
Mechanical EngineeringResearch Doctorate1967On-Site
Media Arts & TechnologyResearch Doctorate2005On-Site
Media Arts & Technology – MAMasters1999On-Site
Media Arts & Technology – MSMasters1999On-Site
Medieval StudiesBachelors1971On-Site
MicrobiologyBachelors1983On-Site
Middle East StudiesBachelors1996On-Site
Molecular Cellular & Developmental BiologyMasters1997On-Site
Molecular Cellular & Developmental BiologyResearch Doctorate1997On-Site
Multiple Subject Teaching CredentialNon-degree1972On-Site
Music – BMBachelors1972On-Site
Music – DMAProfessional Doctorate1989On-Site
Music – MAMasters1960On-Site
Music – MMMasters1989On-Site
Music – PhDResearch Doctorate1964On-Site
Music Studies – BABachelors1944On-Site
PharmacologyBachelors1974On-Site
PhilosophyResearch Doctorate1964On-Site
PhilosophyMasters1959On-Site
PhilosophyBachelors1949On-Site
Physical GeographyBachelors1993On-Site
PhysicsResearch Doctorate1963On-Site
PhysicsMasters1957On-Site
Physics – BABachelors1944On-Site
Physics – BSBachelors1944On-Site
PhysiologyBachelors1965On-Site
Political ScienceMasters1953On-Site
Political ScienceBachelors1946On-Site
Political ScienceResearch Doctorate1961On-Site
PortugueseMasters1981On-Site
PortugueseBachelors1972On-Site
Psychological and Brain SciencesResearch Doctorate1953On-Site
Psychological and Brain SciencesMasters1962On-Site
Psychological and Brain SciencesBachelors2016On-Site
Religious StudiesBachelors1962On-Site
Religious StudiesMasters1967On-Site
Religious StudiesResearch Doctorate1969On-Site
Russian & East European StudiesBachelors1960On-Site
School PsychologyResearch Doctorate2022On-Site
School Psychology – MEdMasters1963On-Site
School Psychology Masters in EducationMasters2022On-Site
Single Subject Teaching CredentialNon-degree1972On-Site
SociologyMasters1962On-Site
SociologyResearch Doctorate1964On-Site
SociologyBachelors1944On-Site
SpanishBachelors1961On-Site
SpanishMasters1961On-Site
Spanish & PortugueseMasters1979On-Site
Statistics and Applied ProbabilityMasters1978On-Site
Statistics and Applied ProbabilityResearch Doctorate1988On-Site
Statistics and Data Science – BABachelors1988On-Site
Statistics and Data Science – BSBachelors1988On-Site
Technology ManagementResearch Doctorate2017On-Site
Theater – BABachelors1965On-Site
Theater – BFABachelors1983On-Site
Theater, Dance, and Performance StudiesMasters1966On-Site
Theater, Dance, and Performance StudiesResearch Doctorate1962On-Site
ZoologyBachelors1944On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2028Interim Report
Spring2033Offsite Review
Fall2033Accreditation Visit