SBCC Information

The Santa Barbara City College SCHOOL OF EXTENDED LEARNING offers noncredit English as a Second Language (ESL) classes in 14 locations in Santa Barbara, Goleta, Isla Vista and Carpinteria. We offer classes in the AM and PM and cater to Levels Intro, 1, 2, 3, and 4. We also have citizenship, vocational ESL classes, pronunciation, conversation, grammar and writing classes.

We believe that every student can learn and we hire the best instructors who are experienced and dedicated to serving students. We also have a fantastic Student Support Services Team and a CASAS and EL Civics testing team. We serve over 2,000 students every year and welcome you to learn with us.

Please go the REGISTER tab to download the forms to be admitted to the college and register for classes.

If you wish to take an assessment to know what your English level is, please attend one of the assessments this term. Click here to save the most current assessment chart.

If you have any questions, please call 805-683-8233
If you wish to make an appointment with Student Services, please call 805-898-8160
If you are looking for other SBCC classes both credit and noncredit, please click on:
Select Noncredit and the Term and you can find any course by instructor.
For maps to our three main campuses, you may download maps here: