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Romance Languages at University of California - Santa Barbara

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Romance Languages at University of California - Santa Barbara

Every romance languages school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the romance languages program at University of California - Santa Barbara stacks up to those at other schools.

UCSB is located in Santa Barbara, California and approximately 25,057 students attend the school each year. Of the 6,327 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of California - Santa Barbara in 2019, 68 of them were romance languages majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Romance Languages section at the bottom of this page.

UCSB Romance Languages Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Romance Languages

UCSB Romance Languages Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the romance languages progam at UCSB compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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

UCSB ranked #43 on College Factual's list of Best Quality Schools for romance languages majors. It is also ranked as the #4 school in California.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Colleges for Romance Languages 29
Highest Paid Romance Languages Graduates 35
Best Value Colleges for Romance Languages 104
Most Focused Colleges for Romance Languages 297

How Much Do Romance Languages Graduates from UCSB Make?

The median salary of romance languages students who receive their bachelor's degree at UCSB is $35,000. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 17% higher than the national average of $30,000 for all romance languages bachelor's degree recipients.

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Romance Languages Student Demographics at UCSB

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

UCSB Romance Languages Bachelor’s Program

69% Women
79% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 68 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Romance Languages from UCSB in 2018-2019, 31% were men and 69% were women. The typical romance languages bachelor's degree program is made up of only 25% men. So male students are more repesented at UCSB since its program graduates 6% more men than average.

UCSB Gender Breakdown of Romance Languages Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 40% more racial-ethnic minorities in its romance languages 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 romance languages.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Romance Languages Majors at University of California - Santa Barbara
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 50
White 11
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Careers That Romance Languages Grads May Go Into

A degree in romance languages 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
High School Teachers 112,960 $80,510
Interpreters and Translators 9,310 $58,180
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 2,700 $114,690

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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