Acceptance Rate


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Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) Admissions

Let us remember:” one book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world”- Malala yousafzai.

Getting admitted into this university in your education journey is something like stepping forward to shape our career. Are you now looking for starting the admission process and have vague information about admission requirements? We are here to walk you through the complete process of getting admitted into the Santa Barbara City College.

SBCC Acceptance rate

Usually, when you are getting into any university, the acceptance rate is something that you have look for. Acceptance rate nothing but a number of students applying by how many students gets admitted. We are sorry to inform you that no data is available with respect to the acceptance rate or university takes in all the students who apply.

SBCC Application Process

The application process is simple and is broken into the following steps:

Apply to SBCC

Completing an SBCC application is the first step to getting started in the HIT/CIM Program.

NOTE: Please take the time to be sure that you are applying for the correct semester.

The application for the Summer and Fall semesters is available in January. If you fill out the application for the semester that is currently in session instead of the next future semester, then you will not receive priority registration for the next semester.

In addition, keep in mind that if you sit out a Fall or Spring semester, you must re-apply for the next future semester in order to get a priority registration date.

Within one hour, you will be able to log into Pipeline, the student registration system.

Go to 'Registration > Check Your Pre-Registration Requirements > Registration Appointment

Depending on the information on your application, you may be subject to holds on your registration. To clear the holds, you will need to do the following:

  • Complete Online Orientation by clicking here.
  • To clear the Class Planning hold, contact Gwyer Schuyler - schuyler@sbcc.edu. Please reference your student ID number in your email. Gwyer will help guide you with your first-semester class plan. Consider our courseload guidelines and include in your email how many units you would like to take.

Register for classes

Find your registration date and time. Go to 'Registration > Check Your Pre-Registration Requirements > Registration Appointment.'' Your registration date and time are usually posted there within three weeks of the beginning of the next semester.

Once your registration date and time are posted, look at the schedule of classes, choose the classes that you want to register for, and write down their CRN numbers. At your allotted date and time, log in to Pipeline, click the 'Register for Classes' button and then go to 'Add, Drop and Register for Classes'. Enter the CRN numbers into the ADD WORKSHEET screen. Be sure to pay for the courses ASAP within Pipeline.

Pay for your classes

You may pay fees online when you register for classes in Pipeline. More information is available about payment options.

Several types of Financial aid are available, scholarships, etc..

Order your books

Textbooks will be available for online order approximately two weeks before the semester begins.

SAT Scores you need to get in

Notably, the SAT score of an applicant is not one of the mandatory requirements to get admission to Santa Barbara City College. As a result, there is no data about the average SAT score or similar requirements to get admission here.

ACT Scores you need to get in

ACT scores weigh a lot of importance and make a candidate a strong applicant for securing admission to any college or a college of their choice. However, Santa Barbara City College does not put much emphasis on the ACT scores of an applicant. But candidates can submit their ACT scores for securing admission to the university. There is no official data about the minimum requirements concerning the ACT scores that has been made publically available.

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Grade Points Average (GPA) The average high school GPA of the admitted students


We suggest you maintain a grade point average of at least 2.00 out of 4 to get into the university. Having above it will easily increase the chance for you to get in.

Admission Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying

High School GPA


High School Rank


High School Transcript


College Prep Courses






The admissions requirements at the SBCC differ from program to program and depend totally on an individual. 

However, there are a few requirements that the student needs to fulfill in order to get admission. These are as follows:

  • Fill in the online application
  • Submit official transcripts

  • Register for classes

To clearly understand the requirements based on the program you choose, visit the college's official website.


Admission Deadlines

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.


Application Fee Application fees may vary by program and may be waived for certain students. Please check with the school.


Early Decision Deadline


Early Action Deadline


Offer Action Deadline


Offers Early Decision


Application Website


Accepts Common App


Accepts Coalition App


Fall Submission Deadline

October 22, current year
(earliest start date Fall current year)

October 20, current year
(earliest start date Fall next year)

Spring Submission Deadline

March 17, current year
(earliest start date Spring next year)

March 16, next year
(earliest start date Spring next year)

Credits Accepted

AP Credit


Dual Credit


Credit for Life Experiences


Many universities in the US incentivize students by helping them out to earn college credits by taking certain courses, which are available for them in high school. Here are the names of some of such popular programs: AP Credit, CLEP (Credit for Life Experiences), and Dual Enrollment (also known as Dual Credit). As far as policy for these credits is concerned, each college has a different one. The advantages of such programs include a shorter time to get a degree, increased chances of completing a degree, and a higher GPA. Students who want to avail CLEP and AP credits can visit the website collegeboard.org and request to submit the scores to the college of their choice.

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