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UCSB Rankings 2024

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A Chemical Engineering
B++ Computer Science Engineering
B++ Electrical Engineering
B++ Mechanical Engineering
C Politics
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US News & World Report Ranking 2023

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Global Universities
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National University Ranking322830
Chemical Engineering PG988
Electrical Engineering PG252722
Mechanical Engineering PG292928
UG Electrical-Electronic and Communications Engineering2528– / –
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QS Ranking 2024

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World University Ranking
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Architecture & Built Environment Rankings– / –201-240201-240
Communication and Media Studies Rankings– / –2925
Engineering and Technology
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– / –132134
Mechanical Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering Rankings– / –101-150101-150
Performing Arts Rankings– / –– / –101-120
Pharmacy and Pharmacology Rankings– / –201-250101-150
Physics and Astronomy Rankings– / –1819
Politics and International Studies Rankings– / –201-230– / –
QS - Biological Sciences Rankings– / –151-200101-150
QS - Mathematics Rankings– / –151-200151-200
QS - Medicine Rankings– / –401-450401-450
QS - Sociology Rankings– / –201-250151-200
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THE (Times Higher Education) Ranking 2023

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University Ranking
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Arts and Humanities Rankings82101-12598
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Life Sciences Rankings737481
PG Computer Science
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THE - Psychology Rankings577862
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ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) Ranking 2022

Ranked by202220212020
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Shanghai Mathematics Rankings101-150101-150151-200
Shanghai Physics Rankings131312
Shanghai Political Sciences Rankings51-7576-100101-150
Shanghai Sociology Rankings76-10051-7551-75

Course Ranking

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B.E. / B.Tech

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US News & World Report - UG Computer Engineering--29
US News & World Report - UG Mechanical Engineering--32
US News & World Report - UG Electrical-Electronic and Communications Engineering252834


Ranked by202320222021
QS - QS - Sociology Rankings201-250151-200201-250
QS - Politics and International Studies Rankings201-230--
QS - Communication and Media Studies Rankings292525
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Political Sciences Rankings-51-7576-100
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Sociology Rankings-76-10051-75
THE (Times Higher Education) - Arts and Humanities Rankings82101-12598


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QS - Architecture & Built Environment Rankings201-240201-240151-200


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Answered a month ago

UC Santa Barbara and UC Davis offer unique campus cultures and academic programs. While they share a great reputation, there are subtle differences between theuniversities. The below table compares the rankings, fees and acceptance rates of UC Santa Barbara and UC Davis. Overall this information cou



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Answered 4 months ago

With an acceptance rate of just 29%, UCSB seeks diverse students who demonstrate excellent academic grades and well-rounded individuals involved with extracurricular activities showcasing unique talent and experiences in their portfolio. Although the University of California Santa Barbara's acceptan



Contributor-Level 10

Answered 6 months ago

If you are aiming to apply for a visa to the USA, you can follow the following steps:

  • If you are applying for a USA visa as a student, then you are required to apply and get an admission acceptance letter from a US university or college. This includes obtaining an I-20 form (for F-1 visas) or a DS-20



Mayank Vashisht

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 5 months ago

Courses at University of California, Santa Barbara are offered across three colleges of Engineering, Creative Studies and Letters. While there are two schools of Environmental Science & Management plus Education.


Atul Mishra

Beginner-Level 1

Answered 5 months ago

Yes, international students applying for admission at University of California, Santa Barbara can choose from nine residential halls, six residential apartments for undergradates and one apartment is available for graduates of UCSB.


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