Mathematics at University of California - Santa Barbara
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, 114 of them were mathematics majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Mathematics section at the bottom of this page.
UCSB Mathematics Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Math
- Master’s Degree in Math
- Doctorate Degree in Math
UCSB Mathematics Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks math programs across the country. The following shows how UCSB performed in these rankings.
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
In terms of overall quality, College Factual ranked the math major at UCSB at 38 out of the 176 colleges and universities that were analyzed in the report. It is also ranked as the #5 school in California.
|Best Colleges for Mathematics||38|
|Best Mathematics Colleges for Veterans||51|
|Highest Paid Mathematics Graduates||108|
|Best Value Colleges for Mathematics||109|
|Most Focused Colleges for Mathematics||348|
How Much Do Math Graduates from UCSB Make?
The median salary of math students who receive their bachelor's degree at UCSB is $40,900. This is less than $42,600, which is the national average of all math majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.
Math Student Demographics at UCSB
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the math majors at University of California - Santa Barbara.
UCSB Mathematics Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 18% more racial-ethnic minorities in its math 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 math.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||23|
UCSB Mathematics Master’s Program
In the math master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 50% of degree recipients. That is 31% 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 math.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
UCSB also has a doctoral program available in math. In 2019, 13 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That Math Grads May Go Into
A degree in math 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|
|Natural Sciences Managers||7,870||$168,790|
|Mathematical Science Professors||5,160||$127,480|
*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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