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Celebrating 40 Years in Santa Barbara

At Antioch University Santa Barbara, we strive to prepare students for professional success and service to their communities. We focus on developing students of all ages and backgrounds into leaders and critical thinkers who solve the challenges we face today as a society. In 2017, we celebrate 40-years of being a Santa Barbara institution and part of a dynamic and diverse community.

Antioch University Santa Barbara is a private, not-for-profit institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. We’re proud to have had continuous accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission since 1927.

Recent News


MBA Program Sponsors Workshop on the “Importance of Knowing Who We Are”

At a well-attended MBA Workshop Friday night August 10, 2018, Eric Zackrison spoke to a captivated group of MBA students, faculty, and community members about the importance of knowing who we are. If we are able to understand our assets and our natural behavioral, we are better able to interact with others and form meaningful relationships, both […]

Caring Together Symposium

Three years ago, the MA in Clinical Psychology program at AUSB partnered with the Santa Barbara Family Service Agency and Alzheimer’s Association. Together, they received a grant from the Santa Barbara Foundation (SBF) to support and educate caregivers and the professionals who serve them, including student training at AUSB. The grant enabled Antioch to offer […]

Commencement 2018

Students from Antioch University Santa Barbara took the stage on Friday, June 15, 2018, to celebrate commencement. For some, it was a happy ending to their educational experience, and for others, just the beginning. Family, friends, faculty, and graduates all came together at the beautiful Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort on E. Cabrillo in Santa […]

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Progressive Degrees Inspiring Action

In an effort to bestow upon students the skills necessary to advance social, economic, and environmental justice, AUSB offers a wide array of degrees in a variety of fields. Find an inspiring degree today, and begin your pursuit of a successful career and meaningful life. Discover AUSB.

Student and Alumni Stories


Student Spotlight – Aida Dizdarevic

Aida Dizdarevic is in her third quarter at Antioch University Santa Barbara studying communication and media. Aida brings a variety of experience and unique expertise to her classes because in addition to traveling the world, Aida hand makes one-of-a-kind dresses for any occasion and she never makes the same dress twice. She plans to use […]

“You Should Get More” A Profile of Student Darius Sasser

Darius Sasser, an Antioch University Santa Barbara student, has recently returned from a trip to Europe, but his intentions for the trip were not your standard student studying abroad. Darius has recently started his own company with his friend Steven Wellbrock called “You Should Get Out More.” The sight not only allows users to book […]

Karen Quintana
Karen Quintana, BA ’16 Business and Marketing

AUSB’s Career Center director Lee Yarborough interviewed alumna Karen Quintana (BA 2016) in dual concentrations of Business & Entrepreneurship and Marketing.  Hometown: Goleta/Santa Barbara What did you like most about Antioch University Santa Barbara? I LOVE my AUSB professors. They were all so passionate about the topics they taught and so knowledgeable through their own […]