ELS Santa Barbara is located in the friendly and safe city of Santa Barbara on the Southern California coast. Santa Barbara is famous for its sunny weather, architecture, and college-town spirit. For more information check the school website.
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  • 1640 - 2480
    Living Costs per Month
  • About
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The city has an amazing mix of mountains, beaches, and bustling downtown, so you can always access big-city culture, museums, and outdoor adventures.


  • Free e-mail & Internet Access
  • Computer Center
  • Beaches nearby


  • Homestay
  • Student Residence (Off Campus)


  • State Street: State Street offers shops, art galleries, theaters and museums.
  • Beach Life: The coastal area of Santa Barbara is famous for its surfing, boogie boarding, kayaking, paragliding, and whale watching.


  • Day Trips and Weekend Getaways: Los Angeles is under two hours away, and you can also spend weekends in other major cities like Las Vegas and San Francisco.