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Study at University of California Santa Barbara

The University of California, Santa Barbara, also known as UCSF, is a center of health sciences research, patient care, and education located in Santa Barbara, California, United States. It was established in the year 1873. The university is consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals in the United States by U. S. News and World Report. UCSF is organized into the following academic schools:
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Pharmacy
  • UCSF Medical Center
Many students of University of California, Santa Barbara have gone on to become famous. Some of the university's notable alumni are andy Baldwin, bachelor for the tenth season of The Bachelor; John Clements, first to isolate surfactant and to develop it artificially; and Julie Gerberding, Director, centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Profile of University of California Santa BarbaraThe main campus of UC Santa Barbara is in Santa Barbara, California (a large city). The school is a public school. UC Santa Barbara offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to science, medicine, and nursing and emergency medicine.

UC Santa Barbara Selectivity

UC Santa Barbara does not accept everyone who applies.

Faculty
The school's faculty/student ratio compares favorably with most colleges. UC Santa Barbara offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at the school are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, UC Santa Barbara had 2, 999 enrolled students.

Student Life
The school makes available a lot of student housing. UC Santa Barbara Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Medicine456medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, medical scientist, oral pathology, pre-dentistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, neuroscience
Nursing and Emergency Medicine194registered nursing, surgical nurse
Science80biomedical sciences, biochemistry, cell biology, biophysics, immunology, developmental biology and embryology, genetics
Therapy and Counselling40physical therapy
Engineering12biomedical engineering
Liberal Arts6sociology, social studies
Medical administration3public health Education
Computer Science and Engineering1computer support
Contact: University of California Santa Barbara

500 Parnassus Ave

Santa Barbara, California 94143

General Phone: (415) 476-9000

http://www.ucsf.edu

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