Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4 3
Foreign Language 3 2
History 2
Academic Electives 1
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required December 30
SAT Subject Tests Only Recommended
ACT Writing Test Policy Writing component required ACT: Used for admission
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
1210 Cheadle Hall
Santa Barbara
CA
93106-2014
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
November 30, 2021
Application Fee
$70
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
November 30, 2021
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Very Important
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Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
30% of 93,457 applicants were admitted
Women
31% of 49,961 applicants were admitted
Men
28% of 41,347 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
4,914 (18%) of 26,881 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,770 (18%) of 15,343 admitted students enrolled
Men
2,144 (19%) of 11,538 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
8,863
Students Accepting Wait List Position
5,866
Students Admitted From Wait List
603
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
86%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
2%
3.00 - 3.24
1%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 695 average, 620-770 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
52.1%
Score of 600 - 700
28.8%
Score of 500 - 600
17%
Score of 400 - 500
2.1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 670 average, 620-720 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
37.3%
Score of 600 - 700
47%
Score of 500 - 600
15%
Score of 400 - 500
0.7%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
29 average, 25-33 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
50.7%
Score of 24 - 29
29.7%
Score of 18 - 23
17.9%
Score of 12 - 17
1.8%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 100%
Top quarter: 100%
Top half: 100%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported