In 1980, SBBCollege opened a campus in Santa Maria to better serve students in northern Santa Barbara County and San Luis Obispo County. The Santa Maria college campus quickly became a local college favorite along the central coast. The campus offers computer and medical labs and a learning resource center. Our technical college in Santa Maria serves the communities of santa maria, lompoc, arroyo grande, grover beach, nipomo, oceano, pismo beach, solvang, santa ynez, buellton, casmalia, guadalupe, los alamos, los olivos, new cuyama, san luis obispo, santa margarita, paso robles, morro bay, los osos, creston, bradley, atascadero, and other nearby areas. At Santa Barbara Business College, helping students prepare for new careers begins with an initial interview. By taking the time to personally meet with you, our representatives can help you discover a clear path for your field of study. Our staff is trained to listen to each student\'s personal interests and goals. After evaluating your needs, we will review the curriculum that is most appropriate for you, to provide the best opportunities for success in today\'s job market.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 60% over five years.
|College||Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria||Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges||Associate of Arts Colleges|
|Institution Level||Less than 2 yrs||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Public institution||Public|
|Total Faculty||16 staff||61 staff|
|Total Enrollment||194 students||1,296 students|
|# Full-Time Students||194 students||814 students|
|% Two or more races||
|Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.||0.39||0.68|
|In-State Tuition Fees||$12,464||$5,660|
|Out-State Tuition Fees||$12,464||$10,250|
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS
- College Location Mi. Students
10,352 students | 0.80 Mi800 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454
7,700 students | 25.60 MiHighway 1
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403
18,766 students | 55.70 Mi721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
3,042 students | 57.00 Mi29 Cougar Court
Taft, CA 93268
2,735 students | 78.70 MiOne College Drive
Blythe, CA 92225
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