Open for Applications for 2018 Admission

Click the link below to learn more about the admissions process and download the 2017-2018 UCSB Graduate Division Admissions Guide.
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.

Apply to UCSB


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.



UCSB Mathematics graduate student Nancy Scherich won the 10th annual Dance Your Ph.D. competition. Congrats, Nancy!

Upcoming Events

  • Nov 17

    CCSP Research Festival 2017

    Eleven students will be presenting their cutting-edge research. The presenters’ research spans relevant topics such as the autism spectrum, gangs, resilience and thriving, and more.
  • Nov 21

    Budgeting Basics Workshop

    Join the Grad Post in a budgeting workshop. Learn tools and tips on how to manage your money, whether through saving, investing, or managing debt.