Santa Barbara Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Santa Barbara, California

There are at least 7 colleges in Santa Barbara, listed and described below. These schools represent 46,356 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 36,834 full-time students, and a reported 8,174 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Santa Barbara City College and University of California-Santa Barbara. For a prestigious selective school, you might want to look at Westmont College or University of California-Santa Barbara.

We also provide an extensive list of California Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Santa Barbara.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Santa Barbara.

Education Institutes in Santa Barbara
Total Number of Educational Institutes
Total Enrollment in all institutes
Number of Public Educational Institutes
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
Graduation Rate
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
On Campus and Online Programs in Santa Barbara
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
Number of Institutes Offering both

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics,
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Colleges and Universities in Santa Barbara
SchoolTotal EnrollmentInstitution LevelAvg. In-State Tuition & FeesNumber of Programs Offered
Westmont College1,277Four or more years$45,30429
The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law at Santa Barbara74Four or more yearsN/A1
Fielding Graduate University989Four or more yearsN/A19
Santa Barbara City College14,646At least 2 but less than 4 years$1,374130
University of California-Santa Barbara25,976Four or more years$14,391179
Antioch University-Santa Barbara344Four or more yearsN/A9

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics,
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