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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

Application Fees

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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
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Miclos from Redondo Beach, CA
  • Dec-14-2014 I am a current student here

    Explore opportunities for academia, networking, and just meeting people. Don't spend all day in the dorms and enjoy yourself on the beautiful campus.

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  • Alicia from Torrance, CA
  • Dec-07-2014 I am a current student here

    This school is perfect for you if you love a healthy/active lifestyle, relaxed atmosphere, and a challenging but supportive school environment.

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  • Anonymous
  • Dec-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Definitely visit the campus, you'll fall in love instantly!

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  • Kim from San Diego, CA
  • Dec-01-2014 I am a current student here

    For those who wish to attend UCSB, it is important to be extremely careful about where you walk. A large proportion of the student body at UCSB either bikes or skateboards, so if you aren't careful it is easy to get hit because most bikes won't stop for pedestrians. Also, take advantage of the many activities and events like movie screenings and stand-up comedy shows that are offered because it is important to do more than just study. Don't, however, slack off on your work. If you are taking a chemistry or other hard-science course that requires you to do aleks work make sure you give yourself plenty of time to complete it. It will take longer than you think.

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