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Admitted Students

Welcome to SBCC! This section is designed to help international students who have been accepted to Santa Barbara City College to prepare for their arrival, registration process, housing search, and more. If you haven't been accepted to SBCC, visit our Prospective Student page. If you are a currently enrolled student at SBCC, visit our Current Student page.

Your Next Steps

Let us walk you through the rest of the enrollment process at Santa Barbara City College.

SBCC International students in class.

Steps to Enrollment

Learn about your next steps to becoming an SBCC student

You must complete all of these steps to enrollment in order to enroll access your student email and register for classes.

SBCC international student in class.

F-1 Visa Application Process

If the primary purpose of your visit to the U.S. is to study, then you should apply for an F-1 student visa

An F-1 visa is issued by the U.S. government to non-immigrant students for the purpose of studying in the U.S.

Other Programs and Resources

Find support services, learning resources and other programs to help you succeed.

I've loved coming to Santa Barbara City College as an international student
Irina Sokolov

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