Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield

5300 California Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93309-0000
Tel: (661)835-1100
  • Santa Barbara Business College is a California technical school that helps people just like you learn marketable career skills. After all, without a good career, it can be difficult to enjoy all the wonderful things California has to offer. Santa Barbara Business College offers a number of programs in different career fields, not just in business but also in healthcare, computers and the legal profession. If you're interested in learning what it takes to become a successful graduate of Santa Barbara Business College-whether in California medical training or in a California business program-one of Santa Barbara Business College's career college programs might be the perfect answer to get you started on a new career.
School Highlights
  • Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield serves 562 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield is one of 6 community colleges within Kern County, CA.
  • The nearest community college is San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield (0.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty46 staff92 staff
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 562 has declined by 31% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has declined by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment562 students7,516 students
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:144:1
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students562 students1,613 students
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2013)
% Asian
5%
13%
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
73%
37%
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
3%
7%
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Black (2007-2016)
% White
16%
32%
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Hawaiian (2011-2013)
% Two or more races
-
3%
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield More (2010-2013)
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups 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.0.440.73
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
32%
29%
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2011)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,900$34,900
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,642 is less than the state average of $18,802. The private state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,642$18,802
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%78%
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$19,980$9,500
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,068$5,500
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate55%96%
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Percent Admitted (2007-2010)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
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 $18,802 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a 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. of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.