Santa Barbara Business College is one of the oldest colleges in California and the country. Establishing very close ties with the business community and changing quickly to meet employer demands have always been hallmarks of this California college's rich history and success. Santa Barbara Business College is an accredited business college that has grown into five campuses, with locations in Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Bakersfield, Rancho Mirage and Ventura, California. We serve thousands of students, alumni and employers each year. Thousands of graduates work and hold important positions in the communities we serve, and we are proud to have educated many generations of the families in these communities.
Each applicant must meet with an Admissions Representative before enrolling in the School.
Each applicant is tested and must meet the required minimum test score on the WBST (Wonderlic Basic Skills Test) as part of the College's admissions requirements.
Each applicant must demonstrate sincere interest and motivation in wanting to achieve his or her goals.
Each applicant must complete an application for admission.
Each applicant must be recommended for acceptance by an Admissions Representative.
Santa Barbara Business College medical program offers applicants a career in Health Information Technology, Medical Assistant, Medical Office Systems, Fitness Training, Pharmacy Technician, and Vocational Nursing.
Santa Barbara Business College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, 750 First Street, NE, Suite 980, Washington D.C. 20002-4241, (202) 336-6780, to award diplomas and Associate of Academic Science degrees. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Financial aid is available for Students are eligible if they:
Have a high school diploma or a GED or receive a passing score on an independently administered examination approved by the Department of Education.
Enroll as a regular student in an eligible program.
Are a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
Are registered with Selective Service (if required).
Have a valid Social Security Number (SSN).
Make satisfactory academic progress.
Are not in default of a student loan or owe a refund on a Federal Pell Grant
Santa Barbara Business College Campus Locations: Bakersfield: 5300 California Ave. Bakersfield, CA 93309 Rancho Mirage: 34275 Monterey Ave. Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 Santa Barbara: 506 Chapala Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Santa Maria: 303 East Plaza Drive Santa Maria, CA 93454 Ventura: 4839 Market Street Ventura, CA 93003