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Allan Hancock College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Allan Hancock College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Allan Hancock College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Allan Hancock College was awarded 12 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Allan Hancock College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Allan Hancock College?

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

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Allan Hancock College is 23 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 28%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  28 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Allan Hancock College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 76% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Allan Hancock College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  76 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Allan Hancock College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 11,894 undergraduates at Allan Hancock College with 3,594 being full-time and 8,300 being part-time.

Allan Hancock College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Allan Hancock College is 60.89 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  60.89 out of 100
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How Much Does Allan Hancock College Cost?

The overall average net price of Allan Hancock College is $3,097. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Allan Hancock College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $3,878 a year. That adds up to $15,512 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Allan Hancock College is 13.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Allan Hancock College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Allan Hancock College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $30,400 in their early years. This is about 24% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Allan Hancock College make the most money.

Location of Allan Hancock College

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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Location of Allan Hancock College

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

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

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 3,467 students took at least one online class at Allan Hancock College. This is an increase from the 3,391 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 3,467 1,250
2016-2017 3,391 1,418
2015-2016 3,463 1,567
2014-2015 3,403 1,584
2013-2014 3,410 1,544

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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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