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Welcome to the College of Creative Studies

A Graduate School for Undergraduates

A small college for self-directed students within a world class research university, providing a rigorous, accelerated program facilitating original undergraduate work.

Recent News

September 19, 2017

A very warm welcome to all of our CCS students! We have 112 new students entering the College...

September 12, 2017

In its 2018 listing of the “Top 30 Public National Universities” in the country, U.S. News & World Report has ranked UC Santa Barbara No. 8.

Events

September 27, 2017 9:00am
A tradition since the establishment of the College in 1967, the annual All College Meeting occurs on the day prior to the beginning of the academic school year.
October 04, 2017 3:00pm
Join Dr. Belcher, a CCS Alumna (Biology ‘91) and McArthur Fellow, in a career journey workshop.