The Centennial Anniversary of Santa Barbara City College
Blake Memorial Building, erected in 1909, was the first location of Santa Barbara State Normal School of Manual Arts and Home Economics. Santa Barbara Junior College classes were first taught at the Santa Barbara School District Manual Arts Facility and at Santa Barbara High School. Image courtesy of the Santa Barbara Historical Museum.
Today, Santa Barbara City College serves the south coast of Santa Barbara County, a population of almost 200,000. SBCC offers an extensive program of postsecondary education, a wide range of associate degree and certificate programs, transfer programs that provide the first two years of study toward a four-year degree as well credit and non-credit courses for persons wishing to broaden their occupational skills, cultural perspective or artistic talents.
Santa Barbara City College owes its many years of success to the support of the community, the talent of its' students, the dedication of its' faculty and staff and all who are committed to the success of our students and the future of California.
We hope you were able to join us in our year of celebration and future of possibilities.