Computer Engineering at University of California - Santa Barbara
UCSB is located in Santa Barbara, California and has a total student population of 25,057. Of the 6,327 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of California - Santa Barbara in 2019, 51 of them were computer engineering majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Computer Engineering section at the bottom of this page.
UCSB Computer Engineering Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in CE
UCSB Computer Engineering Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the CE progam at UCSB compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
Of the schools analyzed in this analysis, the CE program at UCSB was ranked #43 for overall quality. It is also ranked as the #8 school in California.
|Highest Paid Computer Engineering Graduates||22|
|Best Computer Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||48|
|Best Computer Engineering Colleges for Veterans||61|
|Most Popular Colleges for Computer Engineering||65|
|Best Value Colleges for Computer Engineering||86|
|Most Focused Colleges for Computer Engineering||150|
Earnings of UCSB CE Graduates
The median salary of CE students who receive their bachelor's degree at UCSB is $75,800. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 10% higher than the national average of $68,700 for all CE bachelor's degree recipients.
CE Student Demographics at UCSB
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the CE majors at University of California - Santa Barbara.
UCSB Computer Engineering Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 32% more racial-ethnic minorities in its CE 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 CE.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||8|
Careers That CE Grads May Go Into
A degree in CE 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|
|Software Applications Developers||148,550||$127,950|
|Systems Software Developers||88,910||$131,700|
|Architectural and Engineering Managers||31,580||$175,010|
|Computer Hardware Engineers||20,720||$131,570|
|Computer Network Architects||16,650||$127,500|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Nandaro under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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