Chabot College: Ranking & Review

Hayward Rank United States Rank World Rank
3 2278 7460
Top 44%

Chabot College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

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
Off-campus $20,524 $26,404
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 Humanities 309 309
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 231 231
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 105 105
Health Professions and Related Programs 82 82
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 67 67
Psychology 60 60
Social Sciences 56 56
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 56 56
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 45 45
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 40 40
Precision Production 25 25
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 24 24
Mathematics and Statistics 22 22
Visual and Performing Arts 17 17
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 14 14
English Language and Literature & Letters 14 14
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 11 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 10 10
Architecture and Related Services 8 8
Physical Sciences 7 7
Education 4 4
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 3 3
Natural Resources and Conservation 2 2
Engineering 1 1
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 1 1
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