Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield

5300 California Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93309
Tel: (661)835-1100
562 students
Pivate, for profit
  • Santa Barbara Business College is a California technical school that helps people just like you learn marketable career skills. After all, without a good career, it can be difficult to enjoy all the wonderful things California has to offer. Santa Barbara Business College offers a number of programs in different career fields, not just in business but also in healthcare, computers and the legal profession. If you're interested in learning what it takes to become a successful graduate of Santa Barbara Business College-whether in California medical training or in a California business program-one of Santa Barbara Business College's career college programs might be the perfect answer to get you started on a new career.
School Highlights
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield serves 562 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield is one of 6 community colleges within Kern County, CA.
The nearest community college is San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield (0.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield (CA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Public
Total Faculty 46 staff 78 staff
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 562 has declined by 31% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has declined by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment 562 students 2,419 students
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 44:1
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 562 students 1,297 students
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2012)
% Asian
5%
13%
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
73%
37%
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
3%
7%
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Black (2006-2014)
% White
16%
32%
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Hawaiian (2010-2012)
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.44 0.73
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $11,673 is less than the state average of $16,796. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $11,673 $16,796
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96% 81%
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
Kern County, CA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Kern County, CA is Taft College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.