Santa Barbara is a year -round tourist destination renowned for its fair weather, downtown beaches, and Spanish architecture. Situated on a south-facing section of coastline, the longest such section on the West Coast of the United States, the city lies between the steeply rising Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Santa Barbara, California has ample off campus student housing with apartment complexes sprinkled throughout this popular college city.
In addition be being a popular tourist and resort destination, the city economy includes a large service sector, education, technology, health care, finance, agriculture, manufacturing, and local government.
Student’s can find great college apartments near Santa Barbara’s cultural assets, the several iconic destinations that lie within the city limits. Some of these cultural assets include Mission Santa Barbara, “The Queen of the Missions,” is located on a rise about two miles inland from the harbor, and is maintained as an active place of worship, sightseeing stop, and national historic landmark. The Santa Barbara County Courthouse, a red tiled Spanish-Moorish structure, provides a sweeping view of downtown Santa Barbara. Student’s can also hit the beach after a long day of studying.
There are several universities and colleges in and around Santa Barbara. Students can find convenient college apartments near the University of California-Santa Barbara, Westmont College, Antioch College, and Santa Barbara City College.
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