Santa Barbara City College

Welcome to the Santa Barbara City College Online Application
If you have already submitted your application to Santa Barbara City College, you can access Special Links and Opportunities and your Application Confirmation by going to My Applications.

The California Community College System offers an Open Admission Policy

A message from the campus:

En Español

Welcome to Santa Barbara City College!

Congratulations! In choosing SBCC, you have made the decision to attend one of California's premier community colleges. You can look forward to an outstanding and dynamic learning experience as you pursue your transfer or vocational goals.

SBCC's national reputation for excellence is in large part due to its outstanding faculty and staff. These are people who truly care, and with whom you will be able to establish strong relationships.

Your decision to enter collegiate academic life and to attend Santa Barbara City College indicates your commitment to your future. By doing well and using the many and varied resources the college offers, we are confident that SBCC will be the place where your goals and dreams come to fruition.

Application Instructions

If you fall into one of the categories listed below, you may not use this application:

International Student Program, a citizen of another country seeking to study on an F-1 visa

Applicants who do not have, or choose not to provide a Social Security Number

  • Complete the paper application to SBCC

  • Request alternate student I.D. at the time you submit your application

  • Return to the address noted below

Applicants holding B1 or B2 visas

  • Contact the Admissions & Records Office at (805) 965-0581, ext. 5151

Special instructions for Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment High School Student Program (Special Admit Student), students seeking to attend SBCC while currently enrolled in high school

  • High School students wishing to concurrently enroll at SBCC may submit the online application, making sure to select 'Dual Enrollment' as your Student Type, and then download and print the Dual Enrollment Approval Form and submit that completed form to Admissions & Records (SS 110).

  • If you prefer, you may download and print both the Dual Enrollment Application and the Dual Enrollment Approval Form and submit both completed paper forms to SBCC.

  • For additional information contact

Skip Spanish Translation

¡Bienvenidos a Santa Barbara City College!

¡Felicidades! Al elegir SBCC, usted ha tomado la decisión de asistir a una institución postsecundaria de dos años de primer nivel. Aquí, usted puede vivir una experiencia dinámica de aprendizaje y al mismo tiempo conseguir sus objetivos vocacionales o de transferencia a otras instituciones.

La excelente fama a nivel nacional de SBCC se debe en gran parte a su sobresaliente profesorado y personal en general. Se trata de personas que realmente se preocupan,  y con los que podrá establecer una firme relación.

Su decición de iniciar una vida académica universitaria y de asistir a Santa Barbara City College, muestran su compromiso con su futuro. Al  progresar satisfactoriamente y usar los distintos recursos que la institución le ofrece, confiamos en que SBCC será el lugar donde se realicen sus objetivos y sus sueños.

Instrucciones para la solicitud

Si pertenece a alguna de las categories indicadas abajo, usted no podrá usar esta solicitud:

Programa de estudiantes internacionales, un(a) ciudadano(a) de otro país solicitando estudiar bajo un visado F-1.

  • Complete la Solicitud de Estudiante Internacional

  • Para más información, póngase en contacto con

Programa de doble matrícula con la Escuela Secundaria (Estudiantes de admisión especial), estudiantes interesados en asistir a SBCC mientras están matriculados simultáneamente en la Escuela Secundaria.

  • Llene la solicitud de Estudiante de Escuela Secundaria

  • Para más información, póngase en contacto con

Solicitantes que no tienen, o prefieren no proveer un número de Seguro Social

  • Llene la solicitud de SBCC en papel

  • Pida una identificación de estudiante alternativa al entregar su solicitud

  • Entréguela en la dirección indicada abajo.

Solicitantes con visados B1 o B2

  • Pónganse en contacto con la oficina de Admisiones y Registro en el número (805) 965-0581, ext. 5151

Last updated: 3/24/2010 12:51:00 PM PST

  Required information should be sent to:

Santa Barbara City College
Admissions & Records Office
721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA  93109-2394
In-state telephone: (805) 730-4450
Fax: (805) 962-0497
How to Use the Santa Barbara City College Online Application
To complete the online application, simply type your answers in the corresponding fields or select your answers from the popup lists (where applicable).

After you complete a screen, click the [Next] button at the bottom or on one of the sections listed on the left column to move to a different screen. Before you are allowed to jump screens, we will inspect your data on the current screen for errors or inconsistencies. If errors or omissions are found, you will be returned to the screen to correct your answer(s). Otherwise, your data will be saved and you will proceed to the requested screen. We also allow you to skip to another screen without your new data being saved. Be aware that if you use the Skip & Jump function on the left column, data on the current screen will not be saved and will have to be re-entered prior to submittal.

Once you have completed the application, click the [Submit] button located on the left column to submit the application.

If you have any technical questions or need assistance with this online application, please read our Technical Support frequently asked questions.

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