25555 Hesperian Blvd
Hayward, CA 94545
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings
  • Founded in 1961 and established primarily as a transfer institution to prepare students for admission to four-year colleges and universities, Chabot College has earned a solid reputation for educational excellence. Chabot?s student demographics have, in particular, changed dramatically since our inception.

School Highlights

Chabot College serves 11,922 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 74%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 11,922 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,138
  • Out-state tuition: $6,970
  • Student:teacher ratio: 26:1
  • Minority enrollment: 87%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Chabot College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 467 teachers has grown by 63% over five years.
Chabot College
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
467 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Chabot College has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The Chabot College diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
11,922 students
7,899 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
22:1
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# Full-Time Students
3,387 students
1,660 students
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# Part-Time Students
8,535 students
6,239 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
796 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
3,387 students
1,580 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
54 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
8,535 students
6,239 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
29%
14%
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% Hispanic
39%
45%
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% Black
11%
5%
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% White
13%
26%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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% Two or more races
6%
4%
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% Non Resident races
1%
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.73
0.70
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
34%
35%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$39,800
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,138 is less than the state average of $1,246. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,970 is more than the state average of $6,603. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,138
$1,246
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,970
$6,603
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
67%
86%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$10,000
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,875
$6,239
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Since 1967 the Chabot College Foundation has established its presence in the region. During the past year, 12 campus programs received financial support through the efforts of the Board's charitable work. The faculty and staff of Chabot College are committed to supporting student success. Last year Chabot College hosted over 100 international students from 30 different countries. Thousands of other international students have graduated, improved their English and transferred to a university throughout the past years. Career counseling provides the student with an opportunity for clarification and integration of career and educational goals, study of careers and lifestyles, vocational and career testing, and presentation of resource speakers. Counselors also provide courses and one-to-one career counseling. Student Services provides a variety of programs and procedures through which individuals are brought into the college for instruction, assisted in career planning & development, asissted in planning for and pursuing courses of study, provided with avenues for obtaining financial aid & employment, and given an opportunity to participate in many different activities. Student Services is also responsible for record-keeping and reporting in matters relating to student progress, attendance, and status, for health & emergency care procedures, and for the general supervision and control of the campus. The Media Services Center provides multimedia products and services designed to support and enhance faculty instruction, class projects, and campus events. Communication of the subject matter, retention of information and a lively exchange of ideas is certainly improved when all of our senses are engaged.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Chabot College cost?

Chabot College's tuition is approximately $1,138 for In-State students and $6,970 for Out-State students.

What is Chabot College's ranking?

Chabot College ranks among the top 20% of community college in California for: Average community college minority breakdown.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 11,922 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,138
  • Out-state tuition: $6,970
  • Student:teacher ratio: 26:1
  • Minority enrollment: 87%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Alameda County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,145 per year for in-state students and $6,480 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Alameda County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.77, which is higher than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Alameda County, CA is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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