Chabot College

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School Overview

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

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.

Chabot College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(510) 723-6600
Type of School:2-year, Public
Address:25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:13,742
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:25 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:9,694 (71% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,138
Out-of-state Tuition:$6,970
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:71%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,430

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Chabot College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Chabot College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services98
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services14
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs23
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians32
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Physical Sciences1
Precision Production32
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences7
Visual and Performing Arts29
Grand total2661

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Chabot College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3
Grand total3

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Chabot College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
Books and supplies$1,791

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid69071%
Grant or scholarship aid68570%$4,430
Student loan aid212%$5,271

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid7,20553%$2,459
Federal student loans2082%$5,719

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Chabot College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Chabot College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Chabot College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment13,742
Undergraduate enrollment13,742
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Chabot College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does 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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