Apply for 2018 Admission this September 2017

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 is among 29 universities nationwide participating in a collective effort to gather and use career data about Ph.D. student and alumni.

Upcoming Events

  • Aug 22

    Crafting a CV for Academic Positions

    Head to the Graduate Student Resource Center for a workshop on the do's and don't's of creating a CV for academic and research-focused industry positions.
  • Aug 17

    2017 UCSB Summer Music Festival

    The second annual UCSB Summer Music Festival will take place Thursday, August 17th through Saturday, August 19th on the UCSB campus.