GGSE by the Numbers



183 Ph.D. Candidates

9 Masters Candidates

81 Credential Candidates



Our Ph.D. acceptance rate of 17.8% (based on 2017 stats) is more selective than 9 of the top 20 ranked graduate schools of education.

Professional Development


Through its work with the South Coast Writing Project (SCWriP), the UCSB Math Project, and the South Coast Science Project, the Gevirtz School provided professional development opportunities for over 1,500 K-12 teachers in 2012-13.


47 Senate Faculty

Faculty Publications

117: Refereed journal articles published or in press

131: Book chapters published or in press

(figures for senate faculty in the last year)

Degrees Granted


51 Ph.D.s & Ed.D.s

34 M.A.s

95 M.Ed.s

90 Credentials

CCSP internships


The Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology annually has a 99% success rate of matching its students with APA accredited, one-year, full-time internships. The annual average for such placements is 73%.

STEM Funding


The Gevirtz School is leading the way to educate our future science, technology, engineering, and mathematics teachers. Over $5.1M has been secured in the last 5 academic years for STEM Ed activities and collaborations (or an average of $1M per year for last 5 years).

612% Increase in STEM Ed funding to GGSE since 2010-11 academic year.

The Gevirtz School’s International Reach

88 Countries Where Gevirtz School Faculty Conduct Research or Present Findings



Annually about 40% of our student body is a minority population and 7% of our students come to us internationally

UCSB Interdisciplinary Collaborations

27 Partnerships Across Campus

  • Applied Linguistics
  • Biochemistry
  • Black Studies
  • California Nanosystems Institute
  • Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration
  • Chemistry
  • Chicano Studies Institute
  • Cognitive Science
  • Computer Science
  • Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology
  • Engineering
  • English Department
  • Environmental Studies
  • Exercise and Sports Study
  • Feminist Studies
  • Geography
  • Global and International Studies
  • Language, Interaction, and Social Organization
  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Science Institute
  • Material Research Laboratory
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
  • Office of Educational Partnerships
  • Physics
  • Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
  • Writing Program

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