University of California-Santa Barbara (UCSB)

Women's WCLA Contact: Emily Schule
9 / 10
23,070 Undergrads / 25,976 Students
4 / 10
$16,767 Net Price
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30% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Midsize

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
22 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
68% / 83%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Coach's Description

U.S. Lacrosse WCLA Division One Program.

Team Road Trips

Most road games are played in-state. The team also travels to Arizona and North Carolina.

Recruit Commits
Fiona Dolan Summit OR Mid
Amelia Buckley Sir Francis Drake Fairfax, CA Att
Gabrielle Dimick Carlmont Redwood City, CA Def
Jessica Delgadillo Dos Pueblos Goleta, CA Mid
Emily Garnica Westlake Fillmor, CA Def
Doris Wilson Fort Mill/?Sewanee Charlotte, NC Def
Sophie Forester Foothill Santa Ana, CA Att
Juliana Stahr Aragon San Mateo, CA Att
Natalie Baur Dos Pueblos Santa Barbara, CA Att
Jennifer Bardwell University Irvine, CA Mid
Shannon Smith Trabuco Hills Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Mid
Rachael Bushnell-Palmer Kern Valley Kernville, CA Mid
Gabrielle Skow Mission Hills San Marcos, CA Def
Paisley Shoemaker Monte Vista Pleasanton, CA Def
Alexandria Duong George Washington San Francisco, CA Mid
Amalie Jorgensen Saint Andrews Delray Beach, FL Mid
Kylie Sommer Granite Bay Granite Bay, CA Att
Karisma Davis Serra San Diego, CA Def
Megan Hooper Glenelg Country School Baltimore, MD Mid
Madigan Briggs Grossmont San Diego, CA Mid
Cameron Gordon Mission Viejo Mission Viejo, CA Att
Lauren Gargiulo Palo Alto Palo Alto, CA Att
Marguerite Nguyen Beckman Irvine, CA Def
Valerie Smetanka El Toro Trabuco Canyon, CA Mid
Sarah Griffin Garden City Garden City, NY Att
Anna Waterhouse Horace Greeley Chappaqua, NY Mid
Caylin Carrillo San Diego San Diego, CA Mid, Def
Judy Au Helix Charter San Diego, CA Mid
Kianna Sparks Bonita Vista Chula Vista, CA Def
Naomi Meave Torrey Pines San Diego, CA Att
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Where Grads Live
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Santa Barbara California Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Orange County California Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Sacramento California Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • United Kingdom
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
Where Grads Work
  • Google
  • Oracle
  • Wells Fargo
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Apple
  • Microsoft
  • PwC
  • Amgen
  • Bank of America
  • Cisco
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Intel Corporation
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • Citrix
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Research
  • Media and Communication
  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Consulting
  • Arts and Design
  • Legal
  • Administrative
  • Program and Project Management
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
550 - 660
610 - 770
1180 - 1400
25 - 34
26 - 32
27 - 34

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 560 - 670 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 93,446 41,895 51,551
% Admitted 30% 28% 31%
% Admits That Enroll 18% 18% 17%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 4.02 (weighted)
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  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Social Sciences (28%)
    Psychology (12%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (11%)
    Sociology (10%)
    Econometrics and Quantitative Economics (10%)
    Experimental Psychology (8%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (6%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (6%)
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General (6%)
    International/Global Studies (5%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (5%)
    Environmental Studies (5%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (5%)
    Physical Sciences (5%)
    Engineering (4%)
    Political Science and Government, General (4%)
    Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology (3%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$14,391 $40,755
    Books & Supplies$1,184 $1,184
    Cost of Living$15,520 $15,520
    Personal Expenses$5,670 $5,670
    Sticker Price$36,765 $61,854

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    63% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship57%$20,253
    Federal Grants33%$5,180
    Pell Grants33%$5,097
    Other Federal1%$4,118
    State & Local Grants43%$11,438
    Institutional Grants52%$9,569
    Student Loans36%$6,118
    Federal Loans34%$4,624
    Other Loans13%$4,848

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $214 Million $8,239

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $16,300.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $15,000 $173

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.1%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 6,639 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $55,300

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.14 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 68% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 21 20
    Fondling 8 8
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape 1 -
    Robbery 2 2
    Aggravated Assault 8 6
    Burglary 28 24
    Motor Vehicle Theft 3 2
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, no medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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