Introduction to Our Campus
Palm-framed vistas of the blue Pacific and the golden Santa Ynez
The scent of eucalyptus mixed with the saltwater breeze.
Breathtaking natural beauty combined with enormous intellectual
vitality. This is the University of California, Santa Barbara, and there
is no other campus quite like it.
Here on the edge of the Pacific, in a setting removed from
urban pressures and distractions but vibrant with cultural and academic
activity, many of the country’s most promising students join a community
of scholars whose accomplishments are internationally recognized and
whose skills as teachers are evident each day in classrooms and
In the humanities and the arts as well as in engineering and
the sciences, UC Santa Barbara introduces students to novel ways of
thinking, learning, and conducting research. Learn more about UCSB's unique blend of educational and experiential opportunities at http://www.ucsb.edu/campus-intro.