Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara City College


35 Ratings

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Recent Reviews

Nicole
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Santa Barbara City College is a wonderful school, with a surprising amount of great opportunities, quality professors, and in...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Santa Barbara City College is a wonderful school, with a surprising amount of great opportunities, quality professors, and interesting classes. The faculty is dedicated, caring, and committed to getting students where they want to be. The school is very well prepared for students to stay and to transfer out, and is very supportive. While not every major is fleshed out to my personal liking (I am a theatre major, and from experience, I must say that this is a weak point for SBCC), the school is very open and receptive to students' experiences and contributions for ways to improve. There are also countless programs to cater to diversity—sexual orientation, gender identity, learning disabilities (their program, DSPS, is extremely well thought out and organized and has helped me enormously by having a more focused environment for exams since I have ADHD), and more. Their scholarship opportunities, such as the Promise Program, are also very well funded and community-oriented. I would be remiss if I didn't mention the stunning, 180 degree ocean view campus, sprawling green grass hills, a ten minute drive away from tourist destination hot spot, State Street. The students, simply put, are happy. Priceless.

Jacob
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Santa Barbara City College is filled with professors who love what they teach. That is what makes this school great in my opi...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Santa Barbara City College is filled with professors who love what they teach. That is what makes this school great in my opinion. Were it not for my English professor, I would not have discovered my passion for literature. Were it not for my Sociology teacher, I would never have discovered new thought patterns to align myself with. SBCC is a wonderful school with open-minded and caring students, teachers, and alumni. I am grateful to be going to Santa Barbara City College. Moreover, I would recommend this school to anyone who enjoys a wonderful view of the beach. The beach is right in front of SBCC, I occasionally like to go for a cool refreshing swim on a warm sunny day.

Dhara
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I honestly really love Santa Barbara City College. They have great teachers, and academics. I can tell that teachers really w...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I honestly really love Santa Barbara City College. They have great teachers, and academics. I can tell that teachers really want their students to thrive because they offer so many office hours and plus show us where we could get additional support. For example, im taking a math class and my teacher has a designated tutor just for our class. She usually hangs out in class or the math lab. The only problem i have is the town. Its way to beachy for me, but if your into that i high recommend it!

Fiona
What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is in a great location and has some really good teachers in every department if you look around. They have a large select...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is in a great location and has some really good teachers in every department if you look around. They have a large selection of class options. The PE classes were well organized and good exercise and a great place to meet different people. Go to the library on hot days :)

Ayami
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Its a beautiful campus especially if you love the beach, you will have your breath taken every time you come to school. Weath...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Its a beautiful campus especially if you love the beach, you will have your breath taken every time you come to school. Weather is nice but also bipolar a little bit, but you always feel a nice breeze. The people here are super nice and friendly, you get used to the environment/ school pretty quickly and the campus is easy to get used to.

Ashley
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I think it's a very affordable option and has a great transfer program for UC's and CSU's. The financial aid is very great an...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think it's a very affordable option and has a great transfer program for UC's and CSU's. The financial aid is very great and accessible to many. The professors are all experienced and professional. I see SBCC as a college that is open to everybody with a diverse student body and staff.

Peri
What is your overall opinion of this school?

SBCC is a very great school, that prides itself on being one of the top three city colleges in the nation. It has very profes...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

SBCC is a very great school, that prides itself on being one of the top three city colleges in the nation. It has very professional and caring professors that want to see students succeed. They push you more than someone would expect from a community college. It has a beautiful campus and a very vibrant environment.

Alex
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I wish there was a bigger art scene and more variety with it. The two things I'm interested in (interior design and fashion m...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I wish there was a bigger art scene and more variety with it. The two things I'm interested in (interior design and fashion merchandising) aren't really offered to the extent that is beneficial for my desired career. I also wish that the campus would clean up some of the classrooms and bathrooms and had more color and art around. The campus is pretty bland and not inspiring at all.

victoria
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its not that good

What is your overall opinion of this school?

its not that good

wyatt
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I grew up in Santa Barbara and always heard how incredibly lucky out town was for having this top City College for the kids. ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I grew up in Santa Barbara and always heard how incredibly lucky out town was for having this top City College for the kids. I went there after High School and I enjoyed my time there. I am now able to transfer to the school of my dreams with the amazing help provided by students and staff at Santa Barbara City College.

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  • 16,642
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $1,466
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