Allan Hancock College

  • 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 11,047 students (30% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 68%.
  • Allan Hancock College is one of 3 community colleges within Santa Barbara County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Allan Hancock College is Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria (0.8 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 299 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Allan Hancock College(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty299 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Allan Hancock College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Allan Hancock College diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment11,047 students7,516 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio37:144:1
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# Full-Time Students3,363 students1,613 students
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# Part-Time Students7,684 students5,903 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
3%
13%
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% Hispanic
49%
37%
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% Black
2%
7%
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% White
41%
32%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.590.73
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College Completion Rate
26%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,900$34,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,346 is less than the state average of $1,636. The in-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,750 is less than the state average of $6,797. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,346$1,636
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,750$6,797
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid82%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or 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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