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After Admission

Your Next Steps

Begin the visa application process, registration steps, and housing search right away. 

SBCC International students in class.

Register for Classes

The registration period opens soon!

There are several pre-registration steps you need to complete before you can register for your classes. 

SBCC international student in class.

Apply for an F-1 Visa

An F-1 visa is issued by the U.S. Department of State to nonimmigrant students for the sole purpose of studying in the U.S.

Due to extended visa processing times, we suggest you start this process right away.

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Find Housing

Whether you're looking to rent a room or an entire apartment, learn more about your housing options

Housing supply in Santa Barbara is limited, so start your search today!

Other Information

Other Resources

Find support services, learning resources and other programs to help you succeed.

I've loved coming to Santa Barbara City College as an international student
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