Graduate Division

U.S. News Ranks UCSB Grad Programs in Top 10

U.S. News & World Report ranked two UCSB programs among the top 10 in its annual ranking of leading graduate and professional programs at American universities.
Grad Student Resource Center

Resource Center

The Graduate Student Resource Center provides all students with free workshops and peer support to find funding options, learn professional communication skills, career placement and links to essential on-campus resources.

Post Doctoral Scholars


Our postdoctoral scholars at UCSB comprise a diverse group of over 300 individuals who work at full-time positions that emphasize scholarship, continued research training and mentorship across many disciplines.

Graduate Diversity

Graduate Diversity

UC Santa Barbara’s vision of excellence relies on the wide-ranging perspectives and experiences of a diverse population that brings together the most brilliant minds from across the world and from all walks of life.

Forms and Petitions

Forms and Petitions

Access and download PDF copies of important petitions and forms for admissions, change of student status, transfers, enrollment in cross-campus online classes, joint doctoral degrees, fellowships, programs and grants.

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The UCSB Graduate Division offers master’s degree and Ph.D. programs in diverse disciplines, with top programs in engineering, the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and education.



Our 2017 UCSB GradSlam Champion is Leah Foltz from Biomolecular Science & Engineering! She gave a fantastic presentation on "Personalized Medicine: How to Cure Blindness with Your Own Cells" at the Grad Slam Final Round on Friday, April 21. Go Leah!

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