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About Santa Barbara City College

Santa Barbara City College is a public school that was founded in 1908. It is not competitive to get into Santa Barbara City College. Santa Barbara City College enrolls 18,092 undergrads and no graduate students.

Santa Barbara City College does not offer early action and does not offer early decision.

Santa Barbara City College Acceptance Rate

Last year, 4,448 students applied to Santa Barbara City College and 4,448 were admitted.

Santa Barbara City College Application Deadlines

Early Admissions at Santa Barbara City College

Santa Barbara City College does not offer early decision. Santa Barbara City College does not offer early action.

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 0%
In-State Tuition $1,380
Out-of-State $8,140

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Santa Barbara City College.

Financial Aid at Santa Barbara City College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Does Santa Barbara City College Offer On-Campus Housing?

Most Santa Barbara City College students live off campus.

The most popular organizations for Santa Barbara City College students to join are IDEAS, Video Game Club and Glee Club. Commencement, Dorantes Lecture, and and President's Honor Roll Reception are the best-attended events on campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Santa Barbara City College.

How Do I Get Into Santa Barbara City College?

Santa Barbara City College is considered not competitive to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities , recommendations and essays.

Does Santa Barbara City College Require Test Scores?

Santa Barbara City College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, .

Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates. Santa Barbara City College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Santa Barbara City College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Santa Barbara City College

About 0% of students who start at Santa Barbara City College come back for their second year of college.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does Santa Barbara City College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Santa Barbara City College a good school for you?

How Big is the Endowment for Santa Barbara City College?

Santa Barbara City College's endowment was valued at $21,147,896 in 2021. For each full-time student, Santa Barbara City College spends about $2,587.

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Where is Santa Barbara City College Located?

Santa Barbara City College is located in the small town setting of Santa Barbara, California .

If you want to see Santa Barbara City College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take State Highway 101 to Santa Barbara, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Santa Barbara Municipal.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Santa Barbara City College and Santa Barbara are like without leaving home.

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College Info

721 Cliff Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2394

Campus Setting: Small Town

Santa Barbara City College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 19

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 19

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Santa Barbara City College is Aug 19.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Santa Barbara City College is Aug 19.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Santa Barbara City College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$1,466

In State

$8,226

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$1,380
$8,140
Fees
$86
$86
Housing
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Santa Barbara City College is like? There are approximately 18,092 students enrolled at Santa Barbara City College. 44% percent of students attend school full-time, 94% percent are from CA and 6% percent of students are from other states.

44%

Full Time

56%

Part Time

94%

In State

6%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

18,092

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,466

Out-of-State

$8,226

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 19
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