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Allan Hancock College Data & Information Overview

10% Student Loan Default Rate
This overview covers the essential stats on Allan Hancock College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more.
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How Well Is Allan Hancock College Ranked?

2024 Rankings

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Overall Quality

Allan Hancock College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Allan Hancock College?

Open Admissions Policy

Acceptance Rate

Since Allan Hancock College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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Allan Hancock College Faculty

21 to 1 Student to Faculty
33% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Allan Hancock College is 21 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Allan Hancock College is 33%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  33 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Allan Hancock College

62% Freshmen Retention

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Allan Hancock College this rate is 62%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  62 out of 100

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Allan Hancock College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,938 Full-Time Undergraduates
77.8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
57.6% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 10,248 undergraduates at Allan Hancock College with 2,938 being full-time and 7,310 being part-time.

How Much Does Allan Hancock College Cost?

$3,814 Net Price
$29,692 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Allan Hancock College is $3,814. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Allan Hancock College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$2,835 $3,622 $6,422 $7,877 $9,143

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Allan Hancock College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

The student loan default rate at Allan Hancock College is 10.4%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Allan Hancock College Graduates Make?

$35,730 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Allan Hancock College make around $35,730 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 16% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Allan Hancock College

California State
2,938 Full-Time Undergraduates
Midsize City Campus Setting
Located in Santa Maria, California, Allan Hancock College is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Santa Maria makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for Allan Hancock College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 800 South College Drive, Santa Maria, CA 93454-6399
Phone: 805-922-6966

Allan Hancock College Majors

62 Majors With Completions
1,671 Undergraduate Degrees
Learn more about the majors offered at Allan Hancock College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Allan Hancock College

41% Take At Least One Class Online
17% Take All Classes Online

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2020-2021, 3,989 students took at least one online class at Allan Hancock College. This is an increase from the 3,796 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 3,989 1,700
2019-2020 3,796 1,234
2018-2019 3,577 1,287
2017-2018 3,467 1,250
2016-2017 3,391 1,418

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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