Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.


Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.


Financial Aid Official Website


There are many ways to pay for college. Federal aid, loans, grants, scholarships and student jobs can make college more affordable and accessible to students. The office of Santa Barbara  City College works tirelessly to facilitate the students with all kinds of financial assistance.The total financial aid provided is $25,020,414.

Around 46% of the Undergraduate students have received financial aid with the average aid being $4,769.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Santa Barbara City College’s financial aid includes Federal Grants, Pell Grants, State grants and Institutional grants, with State grants having the highest percentage contribution of 32% with the average aid amount being $1,732.

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


As per the data from Santa Barbara City College’s financial aid office, lower the family income higher is the amount of financial aid one can expect to receive. For those students who have a family income under $30,000 can expect to receive an aid amount of $7,979 while those with family income over $110,000 can expect to receive an aid amount of $501. This ensures that the bulk of the money is flowing towards those who need it the most.

Student Loans for Santa Barbara City College (SBCC)

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.


Students Taking Out Loans


Loan Default Rate


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