Chabot College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 44%

Chabot College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)13,6706,5717,099

4,487 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,793 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Chabot 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.

Chabot College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Chabot College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$0$5,914
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,138$1,138
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$46$291

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities309309
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services231231
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies105105
Health Professions and Related Programs8282
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians6767
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service5656
Social Sciences5656
Biological and Biomedical Sciences4545
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences4040
Precision Production2525
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2424
Mathematics and Statistics2222
Visual and Performing Arts1717
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1414
English Language and Literature & Letters1414
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1111
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1010
Architecture and Related Services88
Physical Sciences77
Public Administration and Social Service Professions33
Natural Resources and Conservation22
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services11
Grand Total1,2141,214

A total of 1,214 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Chabot College.

Graduation rate33%32%33%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%
  • Part-time retention rate - 47%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementChabot College is a public comprehensive community college that prepares students to succeed in their education, progress in the workplace, and engage in the civic and cultural life of the community. Our students contribute to the intellectual, cultural, physical, and economic vitality of the region. The college responds to the educational and workforce development needs of our regional population and economy. As a leader in higher education, we promote excellence and equity in our academic and student support services. We are dedicated to student learning inside and outside the classroom to support students' achievement of their educational goals.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff471
Instructional FTE304
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address25555 Hesperian Blvd
Hayward, California, 94545
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population144,000