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CISL Pathway Partner - Santa Barbara City College


Situated on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) is a California community college that offers over 155 degree and certificate programs. The college was awarded the 2013 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, making it a #1 ranked community college. With SBCC, you’re less than 180 steps from the beach . . . and a few steps closer to your degree!

School Highlights:

  • One of the top-ranked community colleges in the nation
  • International Student Support Program provides multiple resources for the international student
  • Impressive hiring rate and job success for graduates
  • Excellent degree completion and transfer rates
  • Award-winning services to minority and underrepresented student populations
  • Beautiful new Earth and Biological Sciences program and facilities
  • Incredible location, just steps from the beach on the old University of California, Santa Barbara campus

Guaranteed Transfer Agreement Programs:

  • Administration of Justice
  • Anthropology
  • Business Administration
  • Communication Studies
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Elementary Teacher Education
  • English
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Studio Arts
  • Theatre Arts

Statistics on CSU and UC Transfers, student population demographics, and more.

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Location: Hollywood, California 

Student Population: 18,000

Popular Programs Include:

  • Business
  • Film Production
  • Photography & Graphic Design
  • Engineering
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
  • Nationally recognized Marine Diving Technologies program
  • School of Media Arts programs, which focus on multimedia arts, digital media, and applied communication
  • Cancer Information Management

For a full list of programs, visit the SBCC website.

On-campus housing? No, but the campus is surrounded by apartments for students.

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