Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield

5300 California Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93309
Tel: (661)835-1100
555 students
Private 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 555 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
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 (0.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 320% over five years.
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield 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 42 staff
59 staff

Student Body

The student population of 555 teachers has grown by 55% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 39:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is equal to the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
555 students
1,282 students
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
22:1
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
555 students
810 students
Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
76%
7%
% Black
5%
12%
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Black (2006-2013)
% White
14%
57%
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield More (2008-2013)
Community College Average 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. 0.53 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,464 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,464 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,464 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,464 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

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  • Bakersfield San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield
    Private for-profit
    201 New Stine Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661)834-0126
    0.5  Mi  |  632  students
  • Bakersfield Kaplan College-Bakersfield
    Private for-profit
    1914 Wible Road
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661)836-6300
    2  Mi  |  441  students
  • Blythe Palo Verde College
    Public
    One College Drive
    Blythe, CA 92225
    (760)921-5500
    4.7  Mi  |  2735  students
  • Bakersfield Bakersfield College
    Public
    1801 Panorama Dr
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661)395-4011
    6.1  Mi  |  17249  students
  • Taft Taft College
    Public
    29 Cougar Court
    Taft, CA 93268
    (661)763-7700
    26.7  Mi  |  3042  students
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