Exemplary Programs

2020-2021  The WELL, Santa Barbara City College’s Student Health and Wellness Services Center
2018-2019 Permaculture Garden (Honorable Mention)
2017-2018 Express to Success Program
2009-2010 Partnership for Student Success
2008-2009 Student Learning Outcomes Project (Honorable Mention)
2006-2007 Citizenship Center (Honorable Mention)
2004-2005 EOPS Running Start Program
2003-2004 Gateway to Student Success Program
2002-2003 Student Health Services and Wellness Program (Honorable Mention)
1999-2000 Study Abroad (Honorable Mention)
1998-1999 Marine Diving Technology
1995-1996 Multicultural English Transfer Program
1994-1995 Disabled Student Program and Services (Honorable Mention)
1992-1993 Cooperative Agencies and Resources for Education (CARE)
1991-1992 Transfer Achievement Program (Honorable Mention)

Full List of ASCCC Award Winners

2018 Twenty career education programs at SBCC were rated as “Strong Workforce Stars” for helping students reach new heights in earning power and social mobility. SBCC was awarded 13 Bronze Stars, 5 Silver Stars, and 2 Gold Stars.

Program Recognition to the SBCC Career Skills Institute

2012 State Award for Model Program Excellence to SBCC Continuing Education Division (for Achieving the Vision for Continuing Education Task Force work)

2020 SBCC Math Tutorial Lab recognized as finalist.
Transfer Achievement Program (TAP)
Express to Success Program (ESP)
2010 National finalist for Transfer Achievement Program (TAP) in the category of Examples in Excelencia at the Associate level for accelerating Latino student success in higher education.

2022 Best Online Photography Programs #2
Best Medical Billing and Coding #2 - Best Public Institution
Top Degree Programs: Community Colleges #9 - "Best in the West"; Medical Coding Program #16 - "Best Public Institution"; Photography Degree Program #26 - "Most Affordable" 
2020 Top Degree Programs:
Photography Degree Programs (Ranked #7); Medical Coding Degree Programs (Ranked #32)

2020 The Channels staff wins over 20 awards and recognitions
The Channels (the news site of SBCC) received 12 awards, including critical review, environmental portrait, sports action photo, editorial, opinion writing, news writing, news photo, critical review and copyediting.

2021 Among the top 25 Best LNV Programs in California