Demographically, the UCSB student population is considered predominantly Caucasian; however, within the last few years, the campus has been growing in diversity. Diversity is visible on campus and kept present by students in clubs and organizations. UCSB boasts dozens of organizations dedicated to ethnic awareness, both student- and University-run.
Overall, students feel comfortable within the community. Although, UCSB has the least diversity in comparison to the other UC campuses, students feel that there is much more interaction and integration among students here. The majority of students would argue that the campus is mainly white; however, the statistics say that the number of ethnic students is increasing. While the diversity rises, the campus does its best to make all students feel welcomed, regardless of race, sex, gender, economic income, etc. If you belong to a certain group, you can rest assured that there are organizations comprised of students like yourself, where you can interact and feel a sense of community.