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UC Santa Barbara. Fast Facts. The campus is the 5th-largest in the UC system with around 20,000 students. Fast Facts II. Pacific Blue and Gaucho Gold One things draws many students to UCSB: surfing. Location. Goleta, California - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • UC Santa Barbara

  • Fast FactsThe campus is the 5th-largest in the UC system with around 20,000 students

  • Fast Facts IIPacific Blue and Gaucho GoldOne things draws many students to UCSB: surfing.

  • LocationGoleta, CaliforniaUCSB is one of a few universities in the United States with its own beach.The campus, bordered on three sides by the Pacific Ocean, has miles of coastline as well as its own lagoon.

  • Location IIUCSB is located on cliffs directly above the Pacific Ocean. UCSB's campus has not been annexed by the city of Santa Barbara and thus is not technically part of the city. 6.5 hours from Sonoma.

  • Top Majors

    * Biology * Psychology * Communication * Economics * Sociology * Political Science * Global and International Studies * English * Environmental Studies * History * Film and Media Studies * Mechanical Engineering

    Applicants: 44,713Admitted: 21,590 (48.3%)4.01 average GPA91% of freshmen return for their sophomore year.

  • Study!!The 24 Hour Study Room, formerly known as the RBR (Reserved Book Room), is adjacent to the Davidson Library, which is located in the middle of the UCSB campus.

  • SportsThe UC Santa Barbara Gauchos compete in the NCAA Division I Big West Conference. The Gauchos have won NCAA national championships in men's soccer and men's water polo.Men's sports

    * Baseball * Basketball * Cross country * Golf * Soccer * Swimming * Tennis * Track and field * Volleyball * Water poloWomen's sports

    * Basketball * Cross country * Indoor track * Soccer * Softball * Swimming * Tennis * Track and field * Volleyball * Water polo

  • PoliticsUCSB is also a politically active campus.The UCSB Campus Democrats are one of the most active organizations on campus.

  • MusicUCSB is also known for its annual FREE music festival, Extravaganza. It is held at Harder Stadium in the spring and generally attracts around 8,000 people. Past performers have included Nas, T.I., E-40, Sublime, Run-D.M.C., The Pharcyde, Social Distortion, Jack Johnson, and Drake amongst many others.

  • From FacebookReasons why we are pretty much the coolest...

    1. The beach is 1 minute walking distance from the dorms 2. The weather is ALWAYS perfect!3. We are tanner than you.4. We definitely know how to party it up!! #2 party school in the country!!!! Woooo!5. 98% of guys here are surfers.6. We have a rock climbing wall AND a roller skating rink AND gigantic Jacuzzi in our rec center.7. We think bike riding is cool.8. Most of the dorms/ half of the apartments on DP have ocean views.9. HALLOWEENNNNNNNNN10. You can take sailing and scuba diving for credits.11. You can wear shorts year round.12. This is the only college where people actually consider staying for summer school!