Study in Santa Barbara
Study in Santa Barbara and live the California dream in the West Coast’s quintessential coastal city.
If you’ve ever dreamt of spending a year immersed in the California lifestyle then studying in Santa Barbara is for you. An active beach culture, multicultural population and stunning natural beauty define this ocean-side community. Santa Barbara is home to the University of California at Santa Barbara, lending the city a young and progressive vibe. EF’s English studies are catered towards students planning on entering American university and our exam preparation courses, academic writing classes, and the EF University Foundation Year program ensure a strong foundation.
Our study programs are held in a Spanish colonial villa, complete with the traditional red-tile roof and white-stucco façade. The heritage building features an outdoor student patio, sporting facilities and several student lounges. EF Santa Barbara is situated in the city’s downtown, walking distance from golden-sand beaches, restaurants of the historic La Arcada district, and the hiking trails of the Santa Ynez Mountains.
Learn more about our study programs in Santa Barbara