Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria

Tel: (805)922-8256
204 students
Private for-profit
In 1980, SBBCollege opened a campus in Santa Maria to better serve students in northern Santa Barbara County and San Luis Obispo County. The Santa Maria college campus quickly became a local college favorite along the central coast. The campus offers computer and medical labs and a learning resource center. Our technical college in Santa Maria serves the communities of santa maria, lompoc, arroyo grande, grover beach, nipomo, oceano, pismo beach, solvang, santa ynez, buellton, casmalia, guadalupe, los alamos, los olivos, new cuyama, san luis obispo, santa margarita, paso robles, morro bay, los osos, creston, bradley, atascadero, and other nearby areas. At Santa Barbara Business College, helping students prepare for new careers begins with an initial interview. By taking the time to personally meet with you, our representatives can help you discover a clear path for your field of study. Our staff is trained to listen to each student\'s personal interests and goals. After evaluating your needs, we will review the curriculum that is most appropriate for you, to provide the best opportunities for success in today\'s job market.
School Highlights
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria serves 204 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria is one of 3 community colleges within Santa Barbara County, CA.
The nearest community college is Allan Hancock College (0.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
College Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria (CA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 18 staff
78 staff

Student Body

The student population of 204 has declined by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 204 students 2,419 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
44:1
# Full-Time Students 204 students
1,297 students
% Asian
3%
13%
% Hispanic
69%
37%
% White
25%
32%
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
1%
3%
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. 0.46 0.73

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $11,674 is less than the state average of $16,796. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $11,674 $16,796
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
81%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,220 per year for in-state students and $6,184 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,796 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California 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 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in California is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-San Francisco. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.