All the forms that you need to apply are here!

Refer to the Application Checklist for detailed instructions on how to fill-out each form.

International Student Application

Complete and sign the International Student Admission Application below:

International Student Application

Programs of Study

Refer to the "Programs of Study" sheet to note on the first page of the International Student Admissions Application, which major you would like to study at SBCC.

Students who will apply for the Culinary Arts Program or the Marine Diving Program need to submit a supplemental application after being accepted by the International Office.

F-1 visa students are not eligible for the following majors:

Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)
Home Health Aide (HHA)
Vocational Nursing (VN)
Radiography (RT)
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS)
Health Information Technology (HIT)
Cancer Information Management (CIM)

Programs of Study Programs of Study

Estimated Budget

The "Estimated Budget Sheet" provides a break-down of the school fees and living expenses for one year of study at SBCC.

Estimated Budget Sheet

Financial Statement Form & Bank Certification Letter

The financial statement form and the official bank certification letter need to show that you (or your sponsor/s) have the minimum amount required to fund one academic year at SBCC.

Financial Statement

Verification of Status Form

Required if you are transferring from a school in the United States where you attended as an F-1 student.

Verification of Status Form

F-1 Responsibilities & Emergency Contact Form

Read carefully and complete pages 1 and 2 of the F-1 Responsibilities & Emergency Contact form.

F-1 Responsibilities & Emergency Contact Form

Submit Your Application

Submit a complete application according to the following deadlines:

Spring - November 1 for New Students, November 15 for Transfer Students
Summer - May 1 for all New and Transfer Students
Fall - June 15 for New Students, July 1 for Transfer Students

Applications can be e-mailed to or mailed to:

Santa Barbara City College
International Student Support Program
721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109

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