Our teachers and staff are here to prepare students for the future, which means college for many of our graduates. Whether it is a community college, state school, or private we are dedicated to helping them reach their goals.
The resources below include test dates, college visits, application links, and more.
Do you have any questions? Our counselors are here to help! Reach out to them for additional information and support.
Letter of Recommendation Form
*Please note you need to give the individual you are asking to write a letter at least two weeks advance notice.
Financial Aid Information
Santa Ynez High School Code: 053 340
This code is used on standardized tests such as the SAT and ACT
UC/CSU Admissions Information
- For UC/CSU admissions criteria: Click Here
- Opens: October 1.
- Deadline: November 30.
College Search Sites
Sending Test Scores to UC/CSU Campuses
- Sending your SAT/ACT scores to one UC campus allows all UC campuses access to your scores.
- To give all CSU campuses access to your SAT scores, you will list the following code" 3594.
- To give all CSU campuses access to your ACT scores, Click Here
College Application Links
- University of California (UC)
- California State University (CSU)
- Common Application
- Santa Barbara City College
- Allan Hancock College
- Western Undergraduate Exchange
- Free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): Click Here
- California State Aid Commission/FAFSA Application: Click Here
- CSS Profile: Click Here
Students who wish to play sports at an NCAA Division I or Division II college, or at an NAIA sanctioned college, must register with the respective eligibility center. Eligibility centers determine if students have met minimum academic requirements for athletic participation. Along with registering, students must have SAT or ACT scores sent to the respective centers.
- NCAA Website: Click Here
- To send SAT/ACT scores use code: 9999
- NAIA Website: Click Here
- To send SAT/ACT scores use code: 9876
- NAIA Eligibility Center
Collegeboard Big Future
- Collegeboard's college and career planning resources
- Free online guidance platform provides high school students with step-by-step recommendations and tools to help you succeed in high school and apply to college
ACT College Planning
- College and Career planning resources
California Career Zone
- Take career assessments and research about career choices
- Sign up for a free account and get access to unique college planning tools to help you make the right decisions about college
E Campus Tours
- With not being able to travel and visit college campuses, let them come to you via virtual campus tours!
- Search colleges, scholarships, majors, and more