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Allan Hancock College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Allan Hancock College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. 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?

2022 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 127 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is fire protection.

Overall Quality

Allan Hancock College is ranked #1,851 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Allan Hancock College is also ranked #176 out of 203 schools in California.

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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 is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Allan Hancock College, this rate is 22 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

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 tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Allan Hancock College is 64%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  64 out of 100

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Allan Hancock College Undergraduate Student Diversity

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?

The overall average net price of Allan Hancock College is $3,810. 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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Allan Hancock College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $4,611 a year. That adds up to $18,444 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Allan Hancock College is 18.7%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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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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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 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 2019-2020, 3,796 students took at least one online class at Allan Hancock College. This is an increase from the 3,577 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 3,796 1,234
2018-2019 3,577 1,287
2017-2018 3,467 1,250
2016-2017 3,391 1,418
2015-2016 3,463 1,567

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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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