About Environmental Studies at UCSB
Established in 1970, The Environmental Studies Program at UC Santa Barbara is one of the oldest and largest programs in the nation, and is recognized as one the most successful undergraduate environmental programs in the world.
With over 5,200 alumni, our graduates can be found holding leadership positions, nationally and internationally, in government, industry, law, and dozens of other fields. We pioneered an interdisciplinary educational model that is now widely adapted by other institutions around the globe. We combine a rigorous classroom experience with practical skills training.
Our mission is to train leaders, develop new knowledge, and devise solutions that will restore and sustain the health of our planet. Click here to learn more about the Environmental Studies Program's curriculum, history, faculty and alumni.