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School Highlights

Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield serves 309 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 77%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 309 students
  • In-state tuition: $14,642
  • Out-state tuition: $14,642
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 83%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
46 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield has declined by 45% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
309 students
8,365 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
24:1
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# Full-Time Students
309 students
2,015 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
6,350 students
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# Undergraduate Students
308 students
1,979 students
# Graduate Students
1 students
69 students
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CA All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
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% Asian
4%
12%
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% Hispanic
69%
47%
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% Black
6%
6%
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% White
17%
23%
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% Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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% Two or more races
n/a
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
1%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.49
0.70
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College Completion Rate
32%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$24,900
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $14,642 is more than the state average of $1,997. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $14,642 is more than the state average of $7,123. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$14,642
$1,997
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$14,642
$7,123
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
79%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$19,999
$10,376
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,742
$6,000
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Acceptance Rate
55%
80%
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 309 students
  • In-state tuition: $14,642
  • Out-state tuition: $14,642
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 83%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

Kern County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Kern County, CA is California Aeronautical University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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