Santa Barbara City College is one of the premier community colleges in California and is very popular with international students due to its outstanding faculty and support service staff and its state-of-the-art facilities. The College has one of the highest transfer rates to nationally ranked 4-year schools including the prestigious University of California(UC) system.
SBCC has numerous athletic teams participating in the Western States Conference allowing students to compete in Baseball, Football, Cross-Country, Basketball, Volleyball,Golf, Tennis and Soccer.
SBCC is well known for its outstanding visual and performing arts through the School of Media Arts, drama & music,as well as for its business programs. In addition, SBCC is oneof the few schools in the country to offer a Marine Diving Technology Program for commercial SCUBA divers!
Santa Barbara City College is located in the lovely city of Santa Barbara (known as “America’s Riviera”), about 90minutes north of Los Angeles. Situated on a bluff overlookingthe beach and Pacific Ocean, the college has oneof the most picturesque locations in the United States.The weather is mild and pleasant year-round allowing for lots of outdoor activities.
Santa Barbara is world famous for its beautiful beaches and mountains. Many celebrities live in the area yet thelocals are friendly and the area is very safe and popularwith tourists and students.
Public transportation is good within the city allowing easy access to all the city has to offer. The nearby trainstation makes it easy to get away to all the attractions inLos Angeles and San Francisco.