On its annual list of the country’s top universities, Washington Monthly has ranked UC Santa Barbara among the top 20. The 2016 National Universities ranking was released today in the magazine’s College Guide issue.
UCSB is ranked number 17 overall, and number 9 among public universities. In addition, it is number 19 in the magazine’s “Best Bang for the Buck” rankings in the Western Schools category. These exclusive rankings highlight the universities and colleges in America dedicated to making marketable degrees accessible to lower-income students.