Allan Hancock College

800 South College Drive, Santa Maria
CA, 93454-6399
Tel: (805)922-6966
10,390 students
Public institution

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Allan Hancock College is your community college located in North Santa Barbara county. For the past 85 years, we have been the doorway to higher education for thousands of area residents. As a local community college, we have defined ourselves by the many faces and needs of those students who have passed through those doors. Whether the student was seeking job skills, to transfer to a four-year college/university, or taking course work as personal enrichment, they found a home at Allan Hancock College.
School Highlights:
Allan Hancock College serves 10,390 students (31% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 63%.
Allan Hancock College is one of 3 community colleges within Santa Barbara County, CA.
The nearest community college is Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria (0.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Allan Hancock College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 10,390 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has increased from 43:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
10,390 students
1,287 students
Allan Hancock College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,260 students
832 students
Allan Hancock College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 7,130 students
1,021 students
Allan Hancock College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Allan Hancock College sch enrollment Allan Hancock College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Allan Hancock College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
Allan Hancock College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Allan Hancock College Black (2006-2012)
% White
Allan Hancock College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Allan Hancock College More (2009-2012)
Allan Hancock College sch ethnicity Allan Hancock College sta ethnicity
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. 0.60 0.45
Allan Hancock College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,346 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 72% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,666 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,346 $5,890
Allan Hancock College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,666 $10,050
Allan Hancock College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Allan Hancock College (Santa Maria Campus) is located in the heart of California's beautiful Central Coast, in the town of Santa Maria (pop. around 90,000). The college is the focus for educating the community. It prepares members of our community for the work force, it provides everyone the opportunity to improve their personal and professional skills, and it prepares the lower division students to transfer to a four-year college. Allan Hancock College Foundation awarded in excess of $300,000 in scholarships in May 2007 to Allan Hancock College vocational students, students continuing their education here at Allan Hancock College, and students transferring to four-year institutions from Allan Hancock College. These scholarships are only available to students currently attending Allan Hancock College. Scholarships are available in all areas of study, however some scholarships are in specific donor-oriented categories such as vocational programs, local high-school graduates, veterans (or their children), re-entry students, disabled students, or specific majors.

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