UCSB Department of Computer Science

UCSB Department Of Computer Science

The UCSB Computer Science Department in the University of California Santa Barbara's College of Engineering was founded in 1979. It offers Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Computer Science and provides courses for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science offered through the College of Letters and Science. Since 1999, the CS Department has offered the Computer Engineering Program in conjunction with Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. UCSB has a strong tradition in the computational sciences, having been the #3 ARPAnet host.

According to the National Research Council, the department's PhD program is ranked 4th in the United States. It is ranked 40th in the 2011 Academic Ranking of World Universities among other Computer Science departments.

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