Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield

  • 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 to Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield is San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield (0.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield places among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 staff97 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment562 students7,516 students
Student:Teacher Ratio12:144:1
# Full-Time Students562 students1,613 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
5%
13%
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% Hispanic
73%
37%
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% Black
3%
7%
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% White
16%
32%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
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% Two or more races
-
3%
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Diversity Score0.440.73
This chart display the diversity score of Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield and the community college average diversity score of CA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
College Completion Rate
32%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,900$34,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,642 is less than the state average of $19,157. The private state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,642$19,157
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%78%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in CA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$19,980$9,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in CA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$8,068$5,500
Acceptance Rate (Year 2010)55%85%
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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