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Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences at University of California - Santa Barbara

If you plan to study cell biology and anatomical sciences, take a look at what University of California - Santa Barbara has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

UCSB is located in Santa Barbara, California and has a total student population of 25,057. In 2019, 42 cell biology majors received their bachelor's degree from UCSB.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences section at the bottom of this page.

UCSB Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Cell Biology
  • Master’s Degree in Cell Biology
  • Doctorate Degree in Cell Biology

UCSB Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks cell biology programs across the country. The following shows how UCSB performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

Of the schools analyzed in this analysis, the cell biology program at UCSB was ranked #11 for overall quality. It is also ranked as the #4 school in California.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Colleges for Veterans 15
Highest Paid Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Graduates 16
Best Value Colleges for Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 18
Most Popular Colleges for Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 23
Most Focused Colleges for Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 47

In 2019, 5 students received their master’s degree in cell biology from UCSB. This makes it the #39 most popular school for cell biology master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 2 students who received their doctoral degrees in cell biology, making the school the #78 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Earnings of UCSB Cell Biology Graduates

The median salary of cell biology students who receive their bachelor's degree at UCSB is $28,900. This is less than $30,200, which is the national average of all cell biology majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.

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Cell Biology Student Demographics at UCSB

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the cell biology majors at University of California - Santa Barbara.

UCSB Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Bachelor’s Program

69% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
The cell biology program at UCSB awarded 42 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 31% of these degrees went to men with the other 69% going to women.

UCSB Gender Breakdown of Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of California - Santa Barbara with a bachelor's in cell biology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Majors at University of California - Santa Barbara
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 11
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 18
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

UCSB Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Master’s Program

40% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 5 cell biology students who graduated with a master's degree in 2018-2019 from UCSB, about 60% were men and 40% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 43% men graduate in cell biology each year. UCSB does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 17% more men than average.

UCSB Gender Breakdown of Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Master's Degree Grads

In the cell biology master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 60% of degree recipients. That is 27% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of California - Santa Barbara with a master's in cell biology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Majors at University of California - Santa Barbara
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

UCSB also has a doctoral program available in cell biology. In 2019, 2 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Cell Biology Grads May Go Into

A degree in cell biology can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for CA, the home state for University of California - Santa Barbara.

Occupation Jobs in CA Average Salary in CA
Medical Scientists 26,080 $102,550
Biological Scientists 11,010 $91,340
Natural Sciences Managers 7,870 $168,790
Biochemists and Biophysicists 5,160 $101,770
Microbiologists 4,610 $102,340

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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