Santa Barbara City College is one of the premier community colleges in California and is very popular with international students due to its outstanding faculty and support service staff and its state-of-the-art facilities. The College has one of the highest transfer rates to nationally ranked 4-year schools including the prestigious University of California(UC) system.
SBCC has numerous athletic teams participating in the Western States Conference allowing students to compete in Baseball, Football, Cross-Country, Basketball, Volleyball,Golf, Tennis and Soccer.
SBCC is well known for its outstanding visual and performing arts through the School of Media Arts, drama & music,as well as for its business programs. In addition, SBCC is oneof the few schools in the country to offer a Marine Diving Technology Program for commercial SCUBA divers!