Welcome to the Santa Barbara City College International Student Support Program website!

If you are thinking about studying in the U.S., Santa Barbara City College is a great option. SBCC is one of the top community colleges in the United States, with strong transfer relationships with many top U.S. universities, including the University of California and California State University systems, as well as private universities. Our scenic location, comprehensive student support programs, and outstanding academic programs, all contribute to making SBCC a great choice.

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Your Tour Awaits

Your Tour Awaits

Explore Santa Barbara City College by taking a photo tour and see for yourself what our campus looks like.

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Learn More About Our Program

About Our Program

Learn how Santa Barbara City College can help you achieve your academic and personal goals.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday SBCC CLOSED

Jan 16 2017 / Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday SBCC CLOSED

Santa Barbara City College will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017 in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Most government offices and civil service offices will also be closed...

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Jan 17 2017 / SBCC Spring semester BEGINS

This is the first day of classes for Santa Barbara City College.

Be sure to arrive to class on time so that the teacher knows you are there! Instructors may DROP students from class...

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Jan 28 2017 / Last Day to Drop Classes without a 'W'

This is the deadline to drop classes without getting a 'W' . All international students are required to be enrolled in at least 12.0 credits each semester.

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Feb 17 2017 / SBCC Campus is CLOSED

SBCC Campus will be closed in observance of Abraham Lincoln's birthday.

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Feb 20 2017 / SBCC Campus is CLOSED

SBCC Campus is closed in observance of George Washington's Birthday

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