Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 3
Science 3
Foreign Language 2 3
Social Studies 1
History 1
Academic Electives 2 4
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
ACT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not reported Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Not reported Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported Not reported
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara
CA
93108-1099
Phone
(805) 565-6200 x6200
Fax
(805) 565-6234
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15, 2025
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins August 1
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
October 15, November 1
Early Action Notification
December 25
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
82% of 2,326 applicants were admitted
Women
84% of 1,523 applicants were admitted
Men
77% of 803 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
353 (19%) of 1,907 admitted students enrolled
Women
232 (18%) of 1,286 admitted students enrolled
Men
121 (19%) of 621 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
18%
3.75 - 3.99
31%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
5%
2.00 - 2.49
1%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 656 average , 590-720 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
34.3%
Score of 600 - 700
40%
Score of 500 - 600
25%
Score of 400 - 500
0.8%
Score of 300 - 400
Not Reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
SAT EBRW: 665 average , 620-700 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
30.1%
Score of 600 - 700
52.1%
Score of 500 - 600
16.4%
Score of 400 - 500
1.4%
Score of 300 - 400
Not Reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
29 average , 30-33 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
84.6%
Score of 24 - 29
15.4%
Score of 18 - 23
Not Reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Math: 27
Score of 30 - 36
23.1%
Score of 24 - 29
69.2%
Score of 18 - 23
7.7%
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Eng: 30
Score of 30 - 36
92.3%
Score of 24 - 29
Not Reported
Score of 18 - 23
7.7%
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 9%
Top quarter: 26%
Top half: 50%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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