Chabot College

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Chabot College is a two-year community college located in the city of Hayward, California. It was founded in 1961, has a total annual enrollment of roughly 15,000 students, and is situated on a 94-acre campus. It was first established to provided career training and higher education for the residents of the east region of Northern California’s Bay Area.

The college offers two-year Associate of Arts (A.A.) and Associate of Science (A.S.) degrees as well as technical certificates in over 150 fields of study and disciplines. The college divided into to six areas of study: Math and Sciences, Arts, Physical Education, Social Sciences, Applied Technology and Business, and Language Arts. Some of the more popular degrees offered at Chabot include business, management, human resources, entrepreneurship, health care management, accounting, real estate, and marketing.

About half of the students that attend Chabot do so with the intention of transfering to a four-year college or university upon completion of their associate’s degree. The rest earn career-oriented degrees and certificates that will prepare them for entry-level jobs and career advancement opportunities.

Chabot College is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

General Information

Admission Office

25555 Hesperian Boulevard
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 723-6700
Fax: (510) 723-7510
[email protected]
Contact: Judy Young
Main Address
25555 Hesperian Boulevard
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 723-6600

Total undergrads: 14,327
Degree-seeking undergrads: 9,104


Urban setting
Large city (250,000 – 499,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

A note about the college’s admission requirements: All applicants must be 18 years of age or high school graduates. Selective admission to nursing, dental hygiene, and paramedic programs.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General A
Ceramics A
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Dance A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Drawing A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Music – General A
Music – General Performance A
Painting A
Photography A
Sculpture A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services A
Business – General A
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Logistics/Materials Management A
Management Information Systems A
Management Science A
Office Clerical Services A
Office Management A
Real Estate A
Sales and Distribution A
Travel/Tourism Management A

Communications & Journalism
Broadcast Journalism A
Journalism A

Communications Technologies
Communications Technologies – General A,C
Radio/Television Broadcasting A,C
Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Programming – General A
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Data Processing Technology A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance A
Power/Electric Transmission A

Early Childhood Education A,C
Teacher Assistance A

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies
Architectural Engineering Technology A
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Surveying Technology A

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Management A
Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies A

Foreign Language & Literature
French A
German A
Italian A
Portuguese A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Hygiene A,C
Medical Assistance A,C
Medical Records Administration A,C
Medical Records Technology A,C
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies
Court Reporting A
Legal Administrative Assistance A
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Library Science
Library Assistance A

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Auto Body Repair A
Automotive Technology A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A

Personal & Culinary Services
Personal & Culinary Services – General A

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Physics A

Precision Production Trades
Technology A

Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Police Science A

Social Sciences
Criminology A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology A

Transportation & Materials Moving
Air Transportation A
Flight Attendance A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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