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Santa Barbara City College

721 Cliff Drive 721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, California
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Main Phone Number: 805-965-0581
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Santa Barbara City College is one of the top community colleges in the US, serving approximately 20,500 students, including 1,100 international students from 72 different countries. In addition to providing excellent transfer preparation (the first two years of study toward the four-year baccalaureate degree) for universities, SBCC offers over 100 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide range of occupation/ career fields and a variety of general education opportunities. The college is fully accredited. Many international students start their American education at Santa Barbara City College and then transfer to the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB). Santa Barbara City College transfers more students to UCSB than another any other college due in part to the guaranteed transfer program. Santa Barbara City College also has an excellent transfer rate to other UC’s as well as other four-year schools. Location The Santa Barbara City College campus is located on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean and is only steps to the beach. It is truly one of the more picturesque locations in the United States. The campus is located about 90 minutes north of Los Angeles and approximately 6 hours south of San Francisco. Santa Barbara which is known as America’s Riviera, is a beautiful, safe and clean, safe and a healthy environment.
  • Tuition and Fees

    • Effective Term: Fall 2010 - Spring 2011
    • Tuition: 6,048
    • Room and Board: 10,350
    • Estimated Additional Expenses: 1,350
    • Fees: 136
  • Statistics

    • Total Undergraduates: 19,753
    • First Years: 6,289
  • Application Requirements

    • Fall Application Deadline: July 1
    • Spring Application Deadline: November 1
    • Application Fee: 50
    • Application Website:
    • Tests Required for International Students: SBCC English and math assessment test
  • College Information

  • Attributes

    • Setting: Urban
    • City Size: Small
    • Type of School: College
    • Public/Private: Public
    • Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
    • Calendar: Semester
    • Services for International Students: English as a Second Language Program, Intensive English, International Student Advisor, Special International Student Orientation Program
    • Programs Offered: Associate's Degree
  • Admissions Office

    • Santa Barbara City College
    • International Student Support Program
    • 721 Cliff Drive
    • Santa Barbara, CA 93109
    • 805.730.4040
    • Admissions Contact Name: Sandra Flores

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