The campus’s residential character, its unparalleled physical beauty, its location in an historic city whose cultural life is diverse and whose commitment to preserving the environment is legendary—all provide the ideal setting for an internationally renowned academic community recognized for its excellence and innovation.

皇马国际官网In 2018, UCSB was ranked 5th among all public universities in U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 “Best Colleges” list. In 2015, it was officially designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institute--over 29% of its student population are of Latino/a descent. UCSB also received 4.5/5 stars on Gender Identity/Expression and LGBTQ Policy Inclusion from Campus Pride Index. 

皇马国际官网Our faculty members offer over 65 different courses to more than 1800 undergraduate majors and over 25 different courses to our 35 graduate students in three core areas—interpersonal and intergroup communication, organizational communication, and media (from mass to online/digital).

皇马国际官网Our department is housed on the fourth floor of the Social Science & Media Studies building.

In our MA/PhD program, you will find the most distinguished faculty in the field working closely with the best and brightest graduate and undergraduate students to conduct research. 

Recent News

Fisher, J.T., Hopp, F.R., & Weber, R. (2019, November). Modality-specific effects of...

McClelland-Cohen, A., van Zyll, D.K., & Weatherly, C.C. (2019, November). From #MeToo to...

[From UCSB news] Once a device limited to science fiction, virtual reality (VR) has made its way...

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Events

皇马国际官网Speaker: Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Professor of Communication, The Annenberg School of...

  1. November 22, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Bradac Lecture 2019

16th皇马国际官网 Annual Bradac Memorial Lecture

Good and Bad in Healthcare...

  1. October 18, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm