University of California, Santa Barbara - Goleta, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
N 34° 24.923 W 119° 50.309
11S E 239116 N 3811868
Quick Description: UCSB is one of the ten campuses in the University of California System.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/6/2012 8:53:54 AM
Waymark Code: WMEJWH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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The Anna Blake School, founded in 1891, was taken over by the state of California in 1909. A liberal arts program was added in 1921 and the school renamed Santa Barbara State College. In 1944, University of California, Santa Barbara became the third member of the University of California system, after Berkeley and UCLA. The 1,055 acre campus is located on the California coast, just west of the CIty of Santa Barbara. 89% of the enrolled students come from the state of California.

University of California, Santa Barbara is now a very active research university. There are twelve national research centers at UCSB, including the renowned Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics. The UCSB faculty includes five Nobel Prize laureates. UCSB is one of only 61 institutions elected to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities.

In the sports arena, UCSB is an NCAA Division I school playing in the Big West Conference.

UCSB Henley Gate Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics

Storke Tower and Carillon Pool at Storke Plaza

Art, Design and Architecture Museum UCSB Sign as East Gate

Name: University of California, Santa Barbara

Location/Address:
UC Santa Barbara
Goleta, California USA
93106


Phone Number: (805) 893-8000

Web Site: [Web Link]

Type of School: Undergraduate School with Graduate Programs

School Affiliation: Public -- State/Provincial/etc.

Date Founded: 1891

Enrollment: 22,850

Nicknames/Mascots: Gauchos

School Colors: Pacific Blue and Gaucho Gold

School Motto: Let There Be Light

Location of GPS Coordinates: Henley Gate, East entrance, Warm Memorial Boulevard

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