New House - Santa Barbara
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Education Opportunities

There are many educational and training opportunities located close to New House. Below is a short list that may help residence in their future career development goals.

Santa Barbara City College

Santa Barbara City College is an ACCVC accredited school and has been ranked as one of the Top 10 two year community colleges in the nation. Santa Barbara City College offers a wide range of associate degree and certificate programs, as well as transfer programs so you can continue your education at university level.

Contact SBCC at:

721 Cliff Dr.
Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2394
(805) 965-0581

GED Testing Centers

General Education Development testing fees range between $40 and $90. GED testing is currently only offered in paper and pencil format. You must be at least 17 years of age, unless special circumstances are present, to take the test. The GED test consists of five areas of education: reading, writing, math, science, and social studies.

Tests are offered at:

  • Santa Barbara High Schools
  • Santa Barbara Community Colleges
  • Santa Barbara Adult Learning Centers
  • Santa Barbara Independent School District

Also at:

Santa Barbara Community College Continuing Education
310 W. Padre St.
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 687-0812

SBB College

Santa Barbara Business College offers programs and business training in Business Administration, Paralegal, Criminal Justice, Pharmacy Technology, Medical Assisting, and many more. Classes are held at multiple campuses and also are online. You can receive an associate degree, bachlor's degree, or career training for many marketable fields. SBBC also offers GED preparation courses and testing.

Contact SBBC at:

(866) 960-8499

UCSB Extension

UCSB Extension is open to all adults who seek professional and personal developement. UCSB Extension offers classes year round with evening and weekend classes for busy individals.

Contact UCSB Extension at:

2160 Kerr Hall
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-1110
(805) 893-4200