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 Santa Barbara City College

Santa Barbara City College - Santa Barbara, CA

721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, California 93109-2394

General information:(805)965-0581
Awards offered:Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Associate's degree
Award of less than 1 academic year
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years
Campus setting:City: Small
Campus housing:No
Student population:19,672( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:32 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Rural-serving Large
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $646 $814 $1,094 -26%
Out-of-state $5,966 $5,938 $6,974 -15%
Books and supplies $1,638 $1,620 $1,656 -2%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $10,872 $10,980 $10,864 1%
Other $2,826 $2,818 $2,854 -1%
Off Campus with Family
Other $3,096 $3,078 $3,114 -1%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $2,284 $2,434 $2,750 0%
Off Campus $15,982 $16,232 $16,468 0%
Off Campus with Family $5,380 $5,512 $5,864 0%
On Campus $7,604 $7,558 $8,630 -13%
Off Campus $21,302 $21,356 $22,348 -5%
Off Campus with Family $10,700 $10,636 $11,744 -9%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $1,008
In-state fees $86
Out-of-state tuition $6,888
Out-of-state fees $86
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 733 43% --
Grant or scholarship aid 672 39% $2,488,637 $3,703
Federal grants 442 26% $1,868,989 $4,228
Pell grants 442 26% $1,823,238 $4,125
Other federal grants 67 4% $45,751 $683
State/local government grant or scholarships 585 34% $515,392 $881
Institutional grants or scholarships 93 5% $104,256 $1,121
Student loan aid 278 16% $1,446,485 $5,203
Federal student loans 278 16% $1,446,485 $5,203
Other student loans Implied zero 0% Implied zero Not applicable
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 7,829 42% $18,373,113 $2,347
Pell grants 3,786 20% $13,148,935 $3,473
Federal student loans 1,887 10% $11,168,785 $5,919


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $10,650 $10,809 $10,632
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $9,818 $9,931 $10,104
$30,001 - $48,000 $13,556 $14,364 $14,671
$48,001 - $75,000 $13,556 $14,364 $14,671
$75,001 - $110,000 $13,556 $14,364 $14,671
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 19,672
Undergraduate enrollment 19,672
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 1,381
Graduate enrollment 0

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 37 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.


Baseball 35-
Basketball 2024
Football 75-
Golf 117
Soccer 3427
Softball -15
Tennis 1311
Track and Field, Outdoor 3418
Track and Field, X-Country 118
Volleyball 2015


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges01/01/1952 Accredited


Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

05/01/1968 Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

06/01/1969 Accredited


Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations12 0
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession ------
Drug law violations ----
Liquor law violations ------
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 100
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 1242
Motor vehicle theft 010
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate20.7%
Number in default121
Number in repayment584

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00128500

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAward of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Associate's degree Award of less than 1 academic year Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General41--
Category total41--
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
Ethnic Studies-2--
Category total-2--
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-7--
Category total-7--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping-62-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General-2--
Banking and Financial Support Services31--
Business Administration and Management, General-269-
Hospitality Administration/Management, General32--
International Business/Trade/Commerce-32-
Real Estate12--
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General-1025-
Small Business Administration/Management-82-
Category total76040-
Communication Technologies Technicians and Support Services Colleges
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects224-
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant--1-
Category total225-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Speech Communication and Rhetoric-58--
Category total361--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Graphics2---
Computer Science15--
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications23--
Information Technology12--
Category total610--
Engineering Colleges
Category total-12--
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General53--
Category total53--
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General-10--
Category total-10--
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Child Care Provider/Assistant2219364
Category total2219364
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
French Language and Literature-1--
Spanish Language and Literature-1--
Category total-2--
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician-447-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training3011--
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder--44-
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer-30--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-51--
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling2433-
Category total5413954-
History Colleges
History, General-6--
Category total-6--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Police Science-141-
Category total-141-
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Humanities/Humanistic Studies22235--
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies736463--
Category total758698--
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General-16--
Category total-16--
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians Colleges
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician124--
Category total124--
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Biological and Physical Sciences10350--
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other-1--
Category total10351--
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Studies-5--
Category total-5--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General-8--
Category total-8--
Personal and Culinary Services Colleges
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General127--
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General-6-7
Category total1213-7
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Category total-2--
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General-8--
Physics, General-10--
Category total-18--
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General-37--
Category total-37--
Social Sciences Colleges
Economics, General-62--
International Relations and Affairs-4--
Political Science and Government, General-9--
Category total-91--
Transportation and Materials Moving Colleges
Diver, Professional and Instructor225--
Category total225--
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art/Art Studies, General-13--
Cinematography and Film/Video Production-11--
Graphic Design-3--
Interior Design1---
Music, General-2--
Category total129--
Grand total918162513611