Bachelor of Arts

Complete Your BA Degree at AUSB. Whether you are currently a community college student, a busy parent or worker, a veteran, or an international student, our Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies degree completion program is designed to support your personal, academic, and professional goals at any point in your life or career path.

Our BA Degree offers seven unique, innovative concentrations that develop students into well-rounded, well-informed global citizens with the skills to lead meaningful lives – advancing social, economic, and environmental justice.

Are you ready to earn the BA or advanced degree you’ve always wanted?

AUSB helps you save time and money with financial aid opportunities, a generous credit allowance, innovative Pathway Programs to graduate school, one-on-one academic assistance, and numerous other benefits.

The BA degree designed to benefit you.

 

Antioch University Santa Barbara

Beyond the Traditional

Through a variety of course formats (traditional, online, hybrid, and independent study) and internships that provide hands-on experience, you have the power and flexibility to shape your educational experience.

Antioch University Santa Barbara

Engaging Professors

Your professors know more than just your name. They know your story. Small class sizes allow you to interact with faculty in meaningful ways. The faculty also serve as student advisors to directly support your success.

Antioch University Santa Barbara

Global Classrooms

Your classmates enrich your educational experience. Students from a wide variety of identities, backgrounds, cultures, and experiences choose AUSB because of the  commitment to social justice, inclusivity, and global citizenship.

Learn Up Close & Hands-On

LEARN
UP CLOSE
& HANDS-ON

LEARN
UP CLOSE
AND HANDS-ON

Learn Up Close & Hands-On
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SEE FOR
YOURSELF

SEE FOR
YOURSELF

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FUND
YOUR
EDUCATION

FUND
YOUR
EDUCATION

AUSB Financial Aid
AUSB Santa Barbara

DISCOVER
SANTA BARBARA

DISCOVER
SANTA BARBARA

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AUSB Advance Social Justice

ADVANCE
SOCIAL JUSTICE

ADVANCE
SOCIAL JUSTICE

AUSB Advance Social Justice

“Antioch has been the impetus for me to become active in serving the community. I currently offer my time to feed the homeless. This is something that I have wanted to do for years, and the service learning course got me involved with some very great organizations.”

– Donald Burdick, BA Student, Business & Entrepreneurship concentration

Maximize Your Education

 

Service Learning

While you earn your BA, you will find many opportunities to volunteer along side local agencies and create positive change within the Santa Barbara area and beyond.

Flexible Scheduling

Class scheduling is flexible with daytime, evening and weekend seminars and is designed to meet the needs of busy students with jobs and/or families.

Funding Your Education

AUSB provides financial aid opportunities, a generous credit allowance, innovative Pathway Programs to graduate school, and numerous other benefits.

BA Program Enrollment Metrics

91.7%

– Retention Rate (1 Year) based on 2013-14 cohort

77.1%

– 4 year graduation rate for BA Completion Program

Includes both full-time and part-time students. Graduation Rate – % of cohort who entered in 2010 and graduated by June 30, 2014