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Chabot College Data & Information Overview

14 awards Ranking Badges
15% Student Loan Default Rate
This overview covers the essential stats on Chabot College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more.
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How Well Is Chabot College Ranked?

Medical/Clinical Assistant Highest Ranked Major

2024 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.

Chabot College was awarded 14 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is medical/clinical assistant.

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Overall Quality

Chabot College was not ranked in College Factual's 2024 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 Chabot College?

Open Admissions Policy

Acceptance Rate

Chabot College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Learn more about Chabot College admissions.

Chabot College Faculty

20 to 1 Student to Faculty
38% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Chabot College is 20 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 Chabot College is 38%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  38 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Chabot College

71% Freshmen Retention

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 Chabot College is 71%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  71 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Chabot College.

Chabot College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,387 Full-Time Undergraduates
87.6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
54.4% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 11,922 undergraduates at Chabot College with 3,387 being full-time and 8,535 being part-time.

How Much Does Chabot College Cost?

$5,146 Net Price
1% Take Out Loans
$20,188 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Chabot College is $5,146. 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 Chabot College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,267 $4,989 $7,251 $8,706 $11,779

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 Chabot 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 Chabot College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $5,047 a year. That adds up to $20,188 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Chabot College is 15.2%. 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 Chabot College Graduates Make?

$44,151 Avg Salary of Grads
Average Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Chabot College make about $44,151 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future Chabot College graduates since it is 4% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


See which majors at Chabot College make the most money.

Location of Chabot College

California State
3,387 Full-Time Undergraduates
Suburb Campus Setting
Located in Hayward, California, Chabot College is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of Hayward makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Contact details for Chabot College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545
Phone: 510-723-6600

Chabot College Majors

56 Majors With Completions
1,411 Undergraduate Degrees
Learn more about the majors offered at Chabot College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Chabot College

87% Take At Least One Class Online
73% 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, 9,585 students took at least one online class at Chabot College. This is a decrease from the 10,840 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 9,585 8,063
2019-2020 10,840 9,253
2018-2019 5,703 2,398
2017-2018 5,007 2,121
2016-2017 4,487 1,793

Learn more about online learning at Chabot College.

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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