The popular Open University Program is available to the public and allows you the opportunity to learn at a world-class research university. With hundreds of courses to choose from, you can enroll in classes of interest, providing you meet course prerequisites and space is available. Experience the rewards of being on campus and learning from UCSB's distinguished faculty while paying on a per-unit basis – all without being formally admitted to UCSB. Available fall, winter and spring quarters.


UCSB Seniors

  • Save on tuition costs
  • Complete final classes for graduation
  • Graduate on time

Career Professionals

  • Expand knowledge and expertise
  • Advance your career
  • Learn at a top-rated university