2020-2021 The WELL, Santa Barbara City College’s Student Health and Wellness Services Center
2018-2019 Permaculture Garden (Honorable Mention)
2017-2018 Express to Success Program
2009-2010 Partnership for Student Success
2008-2009 Student Learning Outcomes Project (Honorable Mention)
2006-2007 Citizenship Center (Honorable Mention)
2004-2005 EOPS Running Start Program
2003-2004 Gateway to Student Success Program
2002-2003 Student Health Services and Wellness Program (Honorable Mention)
1999-2000 Study Abroad (Honorable Mention)
1998-1999 Marine Diving Technology
1995-1996 Multicultural English Transfer Program
1994-1995 Disabled Student Program and Services (Honorable Mention)
1992-1993 Cooperative Agencies and Resources for Education (CARE)
1991-1992 Transfer Achievement Program (Honorable Mention)
2018 Twenty career education programs at SBCC were rated as “Strong Workforce Stars” for helping students reach new heights in earning power and social mobility. SBCC was awarded 13 Bronze Stars, 5 Silver Stars, and 2 Gold Stars.
2017 Program Recognition to the SBCC Career Skills Institute
2012 State Award for Model Program Excellence to SBCC Continuing Education Division (for Achieving the Vision for Continuing Education Task Force work)
2020-2021 Top Degree Programs: Community Colleges #9 - "Best in the West"; Medical Coding Program #16 - "Best Public Institution"; Photography Degree Program #26 - "Most Affordable"
2020 Top Degree Programs: Photography Degree Programs (Ranked #7); Medical Coding Degree Programs (Ranked #32); Community Colleges (Ranked #40).
2019 The Channels (the news site of SBCC) received 12 awards, including critical review, environmental portrait, sports action photo, editorial, opinion writing, news writing, news photo, critical review and copyediting.