2013 Co-winner for outstanding achievement in student outcomes in completion, labor market, learning and equity. View videos of why SBCC was selected to receive this prestigious award.
2011 Top Ten Finalist.
2011 Excellence in Academic Libraries' national winner in the community college category for focus on community outreach and student learning.
2021 Rated #11 overall, SBCC is also rated among the best in several individual categories, including Top Hispanic-Serving Online Colleges, Most Adult Student Friendly Online Colleges and Most Disability Friendly Online Colleges in California.
2019 Student Success and Advising finalist.
2023 Best Community Colleges: Best faculty
2022 ranked #6 for online medical coding degree
2022 online photography program ranked #2 in the nation
2022 SBCC recognized among top 25 online community colleges for best student support services
2021 Best Community Colleges: SBCC Best in the West
2021 SBCC recognized for 3 top degree programs.
2020 SBCC listed as one of the Top 60 online colleges and "Best Student Recommendations."
2020 SBCC recognized for 2 Top Degree Programs in the U.S.: Photography Degree Programs ranked #7; Medical Coding Degree Programs ranked #32.
2022 Rated #2 of the Best Community Colleges in California
2021 Rated #1 of the Best Community Colleges in California
2020 Rated #1 of the Top 50 Best Value Community Colleges in the nation.
2019 Rated #1 of the Top 50 Best Value Community Colleges in the nation.
2018 Rated #1 of the Top 50 Best Value Community Colleges in the nation.