Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - Below AverageSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria is a very small four-year, private for-profit school with 170 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1888 and is one of the 3 schools located in Santa Maria, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
12
Fair
1-year certificate, associate's degree, and bachelor's degree are offered at Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria.

Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers 12 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Nursing, Criminal Justice, Medical, and Pharmacy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
20%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria student retention rate is extremely low at 20% (way below California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria is below average: 54%.

Student to faculty ratio at Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria is good: 10:1. Find out more information regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,300
High
Average tuition price is fairly high - around $15,200 per academic year. The additional fees at Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria beyond tuition are nearly $100; which comes to a total of $15,300 annually.

Read the details about Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
54%
As reported in recent government data, 138 applications were submitted and 75 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

The undergraduate application fee at Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria is $100.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (805) 922-8256 or check Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria offers evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria.

Based on the college crime information, Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria Location and Maps



Post Address: Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria, 303 E Plaza Dr Ste 1, Santa Maria, California 93454, USA
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