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Statistics at University of California - Santa Barbara

What traits are you looking for in a stats 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 stats program.

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, 158 of them were statistics majors.

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

UCSB Statistics Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Stats
  • Master’s Degree in Stats
  • Doctorate Degree in Stats

UCSB Statistics Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the stats 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

In terms of overall quality, College Factual ranked the stats major at UCSB at 10 out of the 21 colleges and universities that were analyzed in the report. It is also ranked as the #4 school in California.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Statistics 10
Best Value Colleges for Statistics 17
Highest Paid Statistics Graduates 19

In 2019, 17 students received their master’s degree in stats from UCSB. This makes it the #60 most popular school for stats master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 8 students who received their doctoral degrees in stats, making the school the #19 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Earnings of UCSB Stats Graduates

The median salary of stats students who receive their bachelor's degree at UCSB is $43,400. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $50,000 for all stats students.

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Stats Student Demographics at UCSB

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

UCSB Statistics Bachelor’s Program

37% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 158 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Statistics from UCSB in 2018-2019, 63% were men and 37% were women.

UCSB Gender Breakdown of Statistics Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 16% more racial-ethnic minorities in its stats 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 stats.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Statistics Majors at University of California - Santa Barbara
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 47
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 18
White 38
International Students 42
Other Races/Ethnicities 12

UCSB Statistics Master’s Program

35% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 17 students who graduated with a master’s in stats from UCSB in 2019, 65% were men and 35% were women.

UCSB Gender Breakdown of Statistics Master's Degree Grads

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 stats.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Statistics Majors at University of California - Santa Barbara
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
International Students 14
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

UCSB also has a doctoral program available in stats. In 2019, 8 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Stats Grads May Go Into

A degree in stats 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
Natural Sciences Managers 7,870 $168,790
Statisticians 5,650 $99,860
Mathematical Science Professors 5,160 $127,480
Actuaries 1,410 $120,680
Survey Researchers 780 $75,150

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.

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