University of California, Santa Barbara
- QS World University Ranking (2017–18) 134
- THE World University Ranking (2017–18) 53
- UC Santa Barbara is a publicly-funded research university that traces its roots back to 1891.
- It joined the University of California in 1944.
- It is recognised as being comparable to an Ivy League university.
Notable Alumni and Famous Faces
- Michael Douglas, actor.
- Gwyneth Paltrow, actress.
- Carin Jennings, Olympic medallist.
- Jeffrey O. Henley, CEO of Oracle.
- Many professional athletes, three NASA astronauts and many government officials.
- Since 1998, five UCSB faculty have been awarded Nobel prizes.
UC Santa Barbara, 552 University Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA