四虎影院

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Faith

At 四虎影院 we push our faith and expand our knowledge to enable us to use our talents more fully in the service of Christ.

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Academics

Learning to lead a life of significance begins with a deep love of God and is tempered by rigorous training in every area of human knowledge.

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Community

In the foothills of Santa Barbara, where the ocean meets the mountains, we find our calling amongst a close-knit community.

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Deeper Purpose

四虎影院, known for academic excellence, holistic education, cohesive community, and leadership development, is the premier Christian liberal arts college in the Western U.S. and one of the top two in the country. For 86 years, we鈥檝e remained committed to keeping Christ preeminent. We believe learning to lead a life of significance begins with a deep love for God. Our history overflows with people animated by their faith, motivated by their intellect, and willing to embrace deeply held commitments that inspire a lifetime of learning, leadership, and service.

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Ranked #1 Christian Liberal Arts College 
in California and the Western United States. 

For the 19th straight year, 四虎影院, , is one of the top two national Christian liberal arts colleges and the number one Christian liberal arts college in California and in the Western United States

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TOP 10 LIBERAL ARTS 
COLLEGES IN CALIFORNIA

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Character. Faith. Excellence.

Why 四虎影院?

Our high-achieving students reflect integrity and an open mind. They value unique perspectives, backgrounds, talent, and knowledge They believe in a well-informed and well-tested Christian faith. They seek vocation, significance, community and justice.

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Visit Santa Barbara

A Vibrant and Unbeatable Location

See the ascending peaks of the mountains and the vast expanse of the ocean from a unique vantage point in the foothills of Santa Barbara. In this one-of-a-kind location, you鈥檒l unlock your potential, broaden your impact and deepen your understanding.

You Belong Here. Schedule Your Visit Today

 

Upcoming Events

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JUNE

Juneteenth

6/19 | Juneteenth is a holiday in the United States 
commemorating the emancipation of enslaved 
African Americans. This holiday will be observed 
by all 四虎影院 community members.

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JUNE

Stargazing 四虎影院 Observatory 

6/21 | The monthly public viewing of the stars is 
every third Friday of the month, weather permitting, 
from 7:30-10:30 p.m. For more information, call 
(805) 565-6272

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4

JULY

Independence Day Holiday 2024

7/4 | 4th of July Holiday during the summer term 2024

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Scholarships and Merit Awards

Affording College

四虎影院 funds more than $30 million in grants and scholarships. Ninety-five percent of first-year and transfer students at 四虎影院 receive merit scholarships (ranging from $15,000- $25,000 per year), talent-based scholarships and/or need-based grants.

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A Connective Community

Join a vibrant and engaged community at 四虎影院! Our Integrated Community Program (ICP) helps students make a positive impact in the world through service, leadership and intercultural learning. It provides a supportive and transformative environment for students to grow and learn. Join us and become part of a diverse and inclusive community.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Life On Campus

News Headlines

Professor Discusses Prayer, Our Brains on BBC

Blake Victor Kent joins the BBC to examine the effects of prayer on our brains and wellbeing.

President Reflects on Crucible Moments

President Gayle D. Beebe of 四虎影院 College shares in his newest book the power of life鈥檚 crucibles.

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Rhee Examines Wealth, Poverty on Podcast

Professor Helen Rhee speaks talk about the influence of Paul鈥檚 letters on early Christian thought on wealth and poverty with IVP Press.