At UC Santa Barbara you have the opportunity to participate in cutting-edge research and creative opportunities. Participate in organized research programs, or jump in feet first and pursue your own research projects. Connect with faculty. Get published. Present your research in colloquia and conferences. Make a permanent and real impact in the fields of engineering, socials sciences, physical and life sciences, humanities and fine arts. Explore this site to discover what UCSB has to offer.


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College of Letters and Science
Attend workshops, meet with peer mentors, and discover how UCSB supports your research.

Undergraduate Research Blog
Explore the experiences and advice of fellow students.

College of Engineering
Connect with world-class engineering faculty and participate in cutting-edge research.

Research Programs
Apply to these campus research programs.

College of Creative Studies
Providing a rigorous, accelerated program facilitating original undergraduate work in 9 majors.