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Bachelor of Science with an emphasis in Ocean Science

Bachelor (ISCED 2011 level 6)


Duration 8 semesters
Cost $34,254 CA Residents - Non Resident $64,008

The Bachelor of Science with an emphasis in Ocean Science is a more focused degree requiring coursework focused on oceanography and marine systems as well as climate and earth system science.

Structural components
Laboratory training
Practical/Field work
Research Project

Application procedure

Applying to UCSB

The UC application is only available online at the University of California website. As a rule, UC Santa Barbara accepts applications from first-time freshman and junior-level transfer students only. The only exception is the College of Creative Studies, which will accept applications for senior-level transfer. Usually, UCSB only accepts applications in the fall quarter and is closed for winter and spring admission.

Grant opportunities

Visit the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships website for more information:

ISCED Categories

Marine Geology
Physical and chemical oceanography