Santa Barbara City College Overview
Located in Santa Barbara, California, Santa Barbara City College is a public institution. Santa Barbara is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is Santa Barbara City College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the undergraduate certificate is the highest award a student can attain at SBCC.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 52% of the faculty were full-time.
Santa Barbara City College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
SBCC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#31||Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#43||Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at SBCC.
Where Is Santa Barbara City College?
Contact details for SBCC are given below.
|Address:||721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2394|
How Do I Get Into SBCC?
You can apply to SBCC online at: www.sbcc.edu/apply/apply_to_college.php
Can I Afford Santa Barbara City College?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At SBCC, approximately 10% of students took out student loans averaging $4,907 a year. That adds up to $19,628 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at SBCC is 12.6%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Santa Barbara City College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 6,555 full-time undergraduates at SBCC, 48% are male and 52% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Santa Barbara City College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||144|
|Hispanic or Latino||2,410|
Over 89 countries are represented at SBCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Sweden, and Brazil.
Online Learning at Santa Barbara City College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at SBCC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 170th most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of SBCC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Santa Barbara City College was -2.2%. This is the #2,345 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at SBCC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of SBCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Agriculture & Agriculture Operations||71%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at SBCC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at SBCC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#372|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Santa Barbara City College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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