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SBCC students can soon pay for tuition through payment plan

Elizabeth Saubestre, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

In attempt to address financial equity barriers, City College will begin offering payment plans for Fall 2019 enrollment. For a one-time fee of $25, students will be able to choose a two to four month tuition payment plans through a student loan company Nelnet. ...

California assembly members push for free college tuition

MICHAEL JULIANO, Channels Staff

September 14, 2017

Within 30 days, Gov. Jerry Brown will decide whether or not to sign a bill that provides community college freshmen with a year of free tuition. California Assembly Members Miguel Santiago, David Chiu, and Kevin McCarty met fi...

Cal State tuition hikes spark controversy this transfer season

TOVA KIBAL, Channels Staff

April 10, 2017

It is midst spring semester and City College students are getting ready to transfer to a school of their choice, but a controversial tuition raise has gone through for the California State Universities. The Cal State Board...

International student concerned for City College after tuition rise

TOVA KIBAL, Channels Staff

February 10, 2017

City College raised its non-residential student tuition fee yet again after increasing over the 2015-2016 school year. I believe this was a step in the wrong direction considering City College's recent enrollment drop and the...

Local graduates go to SBCC tuition-free with new program

Alexis Smith, Staff Writer

September 12, 2016

City College is excited to announce its first tuition-free program for local high school graduates. The SBCC Promise was introduced this fall semester for students in 2015-2016 graduating classes from high schools spanning from the Gaviota...

Upcoming student vote to determine future of bus passes

OTHMAN MECHKOR, Channels Staff

April 15, 2016

On April 18, voting polls will open to students to decide if bus passes will continue to be offered with tuition, or stop being offered entirely. City College’s contract with the Metropolitan Transit District is ending at the...

College admission requirements create culture of competition

TAYLOR WILLIAMS, Channels Staff

October 23, 2015

The importance of education is one thing that most Americans can agree on, specifically a college education. College is ideally an opportunity for students to explore a range of different courses focusing on their interests...

AB-540 allows decreased tuition cost for student immigrants

PATRICK MARAVELIAS, Channels Staff

January 30, 2015

Santa Barbara High School held a meeting tonight informing prospective college students about Assembly Bill 540. The bill, created in 2001 by Governor Gray Davis, would allow certain student immigrants to pay in-state tuition...

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