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Mathematics at University of California - Santa Barbara

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Mathematics at University of California - Santa Barbara

Every mathematics school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the math 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, 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.

Ranking Type Rank
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

In 2019, 14 students received their master’s degree in math from UCSB. This makes it the #52 most popular school for math master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 13 students who received their doctoral degrees in math, making the school the #22 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

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.

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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

29% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 114 math majors earned their bachelor's degree from UCSB. Of these graduates, 71% were men and 29% were women.

UCSB Gender Breakdown of Mathematics Bachelor's Degree Grads

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.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Mathematics Majors at University of California - Santa Barbara
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 21
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 23
White 38
International Students 22
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

UCSB Mathematics Master’s Program

14% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 students earned a master's degree in math from UCSB. About 14% of these graduates were women and the other 86% were men.

UCSB Gender Breakdown of Mathematics Master's Degree Grads

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.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Mathematics Majors at University of California - Santa Barbara
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 6
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 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
Statisticians 5,650 $99,860
Mathematical Science Professors 5,160 $127,480
Mathematicians 530 $100,000

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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