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University of California--Santa Barbara

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Tuition & Aid
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Depending on where you live and what you study, the cost of attending UC Santa Barbara fluctuates. For California residents, the school estimates that total expenses range between $24,000 and $32,000 annually. For out-of-state residents, the estimated annual cost ranges between $51,000 and $55,000.
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Visiting And Contact Information

Office of Admissions

1210 Cheadle Hal

Santa Barbara, CA 93106-2014

United States

Phone: 805-893-2881

Fax: 805-893-2676


Expenses per Academic Year
In-State Tuition:$12,192
Out-of-State Tuition:$35,070
On-Campus Room and Board:$13,805
Average Cost for Books and Supplies:$1,444
Required Fees:$1,554
Other Expenses:$1,789
Estimate Transportation for Commuters (living at home):$1,814.00
Estimate Transportation for Commuters (not living at home):$1,239.00
Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study:No

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Financial Aid Statistics
Financial Aid Rating: 64
Average Percent of Need Met:84%
Average Total Financial Aid Package:$21,738
Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid:$19,295
Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid:$17,484
Average Need-Based Loan:$6,325
Average amount of loan debt per graduate:$19,325
Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program:51%

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Available Aid
Financial Aid Methodology Used:Federal and Institutional
Scholarships and Grants:Federal Pell
State Scholarships / Grants
Private Scholarships
College / University Scholarships
Other:Work Study is also available as need-based aid.%
Federal Direct Student Loan Programs:Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct PLUS Loans
Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFEL):Federal Perkins Loans
Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study):Yes
Highest amount undergraduates earned annually from part-time on-campus work (not including Work Study):No
Direct Lender:Yes

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Financial Aid for International Students
Financial Aid Policy for International Students:Need-based scholarship or grant aid is available
Non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available
Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Aid:$29,455.00

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Financial Aid Application Process
Priority Financial Aid Application Deadline:03/02
Regular Financial Aid Application Deadline:05/31
Freshman Financial Aid Notification Date:Rolling Basis
Required Forms:FAFSA
Financial Aid Office Phone Number:805-893-2118

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