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University of California - Santa Barbara BA in Linguistics

Linguistics is a concentration offered under the linguistics and comparative literature major at University of California - Santa Barbara. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the bachelor’s degree program in linguistics, such as diversity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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How Much Does a Bachelor’s in Linguistics from UCSB Cost?

$14,406 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)

UCSB Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Information about average full-time undergraduate tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $11,442 $41,196
Fees $2,964 $2,964
Books and Supplies $1,259 $1,259
On Campus Room and Board $15,903 $15,903
On Campus Other Expenses $5,381 $5,381

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Does UCSB Offer an Online BA in Linguistics?

UCSB does not offer an online option for its linguistics bachelor’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the UCSB Online Learning page.

UCSB Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Linguistics

46 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
71.7% Women
56.5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 46 students received their bachelor’s degree in linguistics. The gender and racial-ethnic breakdown of those individuals is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 71.7% of the students who received their BA in linguistics in 2019-2020 were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 68.6%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a bachelor’s degree in linguistics at UCSB in 2019-2020, 56.5% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is higher than the nationwide number of 37%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 9
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 12
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
White 14
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to linguistics.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Comparative Literature 20
Other Linguistic, Comparative, & Related Language Studies & Services 42

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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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