The Department of Computer Science at UC Santa Barbara is a world leader in computing research and education. Our highly ranked graduate and undergraduate programs are in high demand and attract ambitious and talented students. Our faculty and students produce some of the finest research in the field, pushing the state of the art and creating new capabilities, and our alumni in academia and industry create solutions for the world’s most challenging problems.
The continuing support of our alumni and friends is critical to our ability to grow and build on our success as we endeavor to change the world. The department’s priority funding areas provide several ways to impact our future: