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Microbiological Sciences & Immunology at University of California - Santa Barbara

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Microbiological Sciences & Immunology at University of California - Santa Barbara

What traits are you looking for in a microbiology school? To help you decide if University of California - Santa Barbara is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's microbiology program.

UCSB is located in Santa Barbara, California and approximately 26,314 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 35 students received a bachelor's degree in microbiology from UCSB.

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

UCSB Microbiological Sciences & Immunology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology

UCSB Microbiological Sciences & Immunology Rankings

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

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The microbiology major at UCSB is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Microbiological Sciences & Immunology. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Microbiological Sciences & Immunology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 69

Microbiology Student Demographics at UCSB

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

UCSB Microbiological Sciences & Immunology Bachelor’s Program

49% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 35 microbiology majors earned their bachelor's degree from UCSB. Of these graduates, 51% were men and 49% were women. The typical microbiology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 41% men. So male students are more repesented at UCSB since its program graduates 11% more men than average.

UCSB Gender Breakdown of Microbiological Sciences & Immunology Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 17% more racial-ethnic minorities in its microbiology bachelor's program 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 bachelor's in microbiology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Microbiological Sciences & Immunology Majors at University of California - Santa Barbara
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 11
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 15
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

UCSB also has a doctoral program available in microbiology. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Microbiology Grads May Go Into

A degree in microbiology 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
Microbiologists 4,610 $102,340
Biological Science Professors 4,360 $128,370


*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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