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From their first moments on campus, Cal Poly students are ready to dive in to their education, head-first and hands-on. It’s this eagerness to immediately contribute, combined with Learn by Doing, that prepares graduates for anything and primes them for excellence, both personally and professionally.
California State University, Monterey Bay students enjoy all of the possibilities provided by large universities in a small, personal environment. Students have the opportunity to develop intellectually, while studying and socializing with American students. The trustworthy faculty get to know their students as individuals as well as emerging scholars.
The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey provides international professional education in areas of critical importance to a rapidly changing global community, including international policy and management, translation and interpretation, language teaching, sustainable development, and non-proliferation.
Santa Barbara City College is a community college with approximately 20,000 students, including 1,500 international students from more than 70 different countries. For the second year in a row, SBCC has been ranked by the prestigious Aspen Institute as a Top Ten US Community College out of 1,200 community colleges nationwide. In addition to providing excellent transfer preparation (the first two years of study toward the four-year baccalaureate degree) for universities, SBCC offers over 100 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide range of occupation/ career fields and a variety of general education opportunities.
Here on the edge of the Pacific, in a setting removed from urban pressures and distractions but vibrant with cultural and academic activity, many of the country’s most promising students join a community of scholars whose accomplishments are internationally recognized and whose skills as teachers are evident each day in classrooms and laboratories. In the humanities and the arts as well as in engineering and the sciences, UC Santa Barbara introduces students to novel ways of thinking, learning, and conducting research.