Chabot College

25555 Hesperian Blvd
Hayward, CA 94545
Tel: (510)723-6600
  • 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 13,047 students (30% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 46:1 is higher than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Chabot College is one of 10 community colleges within Alameda County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Chabot College is Carrington College-San Leandro (4.4 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 286 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Chabot College(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty286 staff97 staff
Chabot College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Chabot College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Chabot College diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment13,047 students7,516 students
Chabot College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio46:144:1
Chabot College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students3,857 students1,613 students
Chabot College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students9,190 students5,903 students
Chabot College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Chabot College Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Chabot College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
Chabot College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Chabot College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Chabot College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Chabot College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
Chabot College Hawaiian (2009-2013)
% Two or more races
Chabot College More (2010-2016)
% Non Resident races
Chabot College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Chabot College Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.770.73
Chabot College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Chabot College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,800$34,900
Chabot College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,138 is less than the state average of $1,636. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,970 is more than the state average of $6,797. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,138$1,636
Chabot College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$6,970$6,797
Chabot College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid71%78%
Chabot College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,000$9,500
Chabot College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,500$5,500
Chabot College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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.

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For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,636 per year for in-state students and $6,797 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,157 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.