Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria

Tel: (805)922-8256
194 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 194 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
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 (0.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 60% over five years.
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria 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 16 staff
59 staff
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 194 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
194 students
1,282 students
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
22:1
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
194 students
810 students
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
2%
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria Asian (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
2%
1%
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria Hawaiian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
76%
7%
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
1%
12%
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria Black (2006-2013)
% White
18%
57%
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria More (2008-2013)
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria Ethnicity Breakdown 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. 0.50 0.53
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria Diversity Score (2006-2013)

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 $10,260. 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 $10,260
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
89%
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Santa Maria Allan Hancock College
    Public
    800 South College Drive
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805)922-6966
    0.8  Mi  |  10352  students
  • San Luis Obispo Cuesta College
    Public
    Highway 1
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93403
    (8.0)554-6310
    25.6  Mi  |  7700  students
  • Santa Barbara Santa Barbara City College
    Public
    721 Cliff Drive
    Santa Barbara, CA 93109
    (805)965-0581
    55.7  Mi  |  18766  students
  • Taft Taft College
    Public
    29 Cougar Court
    Taft, CA 93268
    (661)763-7700
    57  Mi  |  3042  students
  • Blythe Palo Verde College
    Public
    One College Drive
    Blythe, CA 92225
    (760)921-5500
    78.7  Mi  |  2735  students
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