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University of California-Santa Barbara Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required for international applicants

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

552 University Road Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Phone: (805) 893-8000
Admissions Phone: (805) 893-2485
General Site: www.ucsb.edu
Admissions: http://www.admissions.ucsb.edu/
Application: http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/undergrad_adm/apply_to_uc.html


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Evelyn from Los Angeles, CA
  • Oct-24-2014 I am a current student here

    If you plan on purchasing a bike for transportation, I suggest you NOT bring a beach cruiser because they are very slow and block traffic.

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  • Sabrina
  • Jun-18-2014 I am a current student here

    Do not be intimidated by the campus map and bike routes. Walking from one side of campus to the other takes about 15 min.

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  • Victoria from Penn Valley, CA
  • Jun-10-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Get involved! Take a lot of AP and Honors classes along with participating in your community.

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  • Sose from Glendale, CA
  • May-05-2014 I am a current student here

    Make sure you get to know your hallmates! They can become your best friends. Be nice to your RA and DAs, they will help you out immensely along the way. Get involved in hall council and other clubs and groups and Greek life! You don't want to regret waiting!

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