Allan Hancock College: Ranking & Review

Santa Maria Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 2195 7266
Top 43%

Allan Hancock College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

3,391 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,418 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Allan Hancock College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Allan Hancock College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $20,732 $26,164
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Allan Hancock College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,288 $6,692
Fees for full-time undergraduates $62 $62
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $234

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 797 797
Health Professions and Related Programs 495 495
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 214 214
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 208 208
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 187 187
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 65 65
Psychology 63 63
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 52 52
Visual and Performing Arts 51 51
Social Sciences 48 48
Personal and Culinary Services 45 45
Precision Production 44 44
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 42 42
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 41 41
Mathematics and Statistics 40 40
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 39 39
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 26 26
Physical Sciences 22 22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 19 19
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 18 18
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 18 18
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 16 16
Legal Professions and Studies 15 15
English Language and Literature & Letters 13 13
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11 11
History 11 11
Engineering 7 7
Grand Total2,6072,607

A total of 2,607 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Allan Hancock College.

Graduation rate31%27%36%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff619
Instructional FTE346
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address800 South College Drive
Santa Maria, California, 93454-6399
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize