Santa Barbara City College
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
Santa Barbara City College is one of the 103 public 2-year colleges in California. Its campus is medium in size and located in Santa Barbara. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
Every year 35% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Santa Barbara City College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $1,288, and fees were $86. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $8,240 and $86 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio27:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
The Santa Barbara City College Vocational Nursing program is approved by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians. The program is a three-semester program intended to qualify students to function as Licensed Vocational Nurses in a variety of clinical settings.
Students who successfully complete the program will receive a Certificate of Achievement and are eligible to apply to sit for the licensure examination to practice as a licensed vocational nurse.
Students can go on to earn the Associate in Science Degree in Vocational Nursing by completing the Certificate of Achievement as well as college requirements which include at least 18 units of General Education coursework.
- High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
- A minimum grade of ‘C’ in pre-requisite courses
- CNA certification or if expired recent CAN experience
Applications are accepted year round.
Accepted applicants will be required to submit a current CPR certification to be maintained throughout the program, pay for the malpractice insurance fee maintained by the and attend the orientation program meeting.
Successful applicants must complete the SBCC School of Nursing physical examination and proof of immunization within the 19 months of enrollment.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||2||27|
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges|
01/01/1952 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1969 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$46/credit|
|In State Students||$46/credit|
|Out of State Students||$266/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 40% of Santa Barbara City College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||4%||$467|
|State Grant & Scholarships||32%||$1,715|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||15%||$1,042|
|Federal Student Loans||10%||$5,419|
$11,082Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$8,469|
|$30,001 to $48,000$7,956|
|$48,001 to $75,000$8,231|
|$75,001 to $110,000$8,352|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.