The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • UCSB has more expensive tuition & fees ($44,171) than UHM ($34,218).
  • It is harder to admit to UCSB than UHM.
  • UCSB has more students with 26,124 students while UHM has 19,098 students.
  • UHM has more full-time faculties with 1,131 faculties while UCSB has 1,097 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Hawaii at Manoa and University of California-Santa Barbara.
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Honolulu, HawaiiLocationSanta Barbara, California
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
60% ($7,835)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)62% ($18,341)
$7,835Average Amount of Financial Aid$18,341
83.15 %Acceptance Rates32.81 %
27.84 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)16.90 %
1,185SAT Score-
24ACT Score-
59 %Graduation Rate85 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
80 %Retention Rate91 %
19,098Student Population26,124
1,131Number of Faculties1,097
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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