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Study at Chabot College

Chabot College, one of California's community colleges, is located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area. It was founded in 1961. The campus is situated in Hayward, California, just a few miles away from California State University, East Bay. The college offers a curriculum of over 175 fields of study and confers more than 100 associate degrees and certificates to the students. The campus is built around a central plaza, and is surrounded by trees. It features a little theatre, a performing arts center, a full size planetarium, four main athletic fields and an Olympic size swimming pool. The most notable alumnus of Chabot is Academy Award winning actor, Tom Hanks. The official mascot of the college is the Gladiator.

Profile of Chabot CollegeHayward, California is home to Chabot. Hayward is a medium-sized city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Chabot go up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

Students commonly pursue studies in office and administration, family and social work, and liberal arts.

Chabot Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Chabot is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

The school has 13, 229 enrolled students . Chabot has a large minority student population.

Chabot Tuition and AffordabilityThe school is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Chabot College is a public comprehensive community college that prepares students to succeed in their education, progress in the workplace, and engage in the civic and cultural life of the global community. The college furthers student learning and responds to the educational needs of our local population and economy. The college serves as an educational leader, contributing its resources to the intellectual, cultural, physical, and economic vitality of the region. Recognizing that learning is a life-long journey, the college provides opportunities for the intellectual enrichment and physical well-being of all community members who can benefit. "

Chabot Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts376liberal arts and sciences, social studies, English, social services, Spanish language, French language, speech and rhetoric, creative writing, . . .
Family and Social Work139child development, human services, social service professions, adult development and aging
Business and Management69accounting, business, sales and marketing, small business management, retail
office and Administration64office management, administrative assistant, data entry
Medical Support and Technology63medical assistant, dental hygienist, medical coding
Science59biology, physics, chemistry
Nursing and Emergency Medicine36registered nursing
Mechanics and Repair32automobile mechanics, computer repair, industrial electronics tech, electrical installation and repair, communications install and repair
Security and Law Enforcement31fire-fighting, criminal justice and police, security and loss prevention, corrections
Production Trades28machinist, welding, sheet metal tech
Medical administration24medical records tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10sports and fitness management, health and physical education, recreation and leisure studies
Real Estate and Construction Management10real estate
Computer Science and Engineering7information technology, computer programming, system administration, computer science, computer and info science
Photography and Commercial Art7commercial art, commercial photography, drawing
Architecture and Planning4architectural tech
Design3interior design, illustration, graphic design
Media3radio and television, journalism, mass communication
Construction Trades2building inspector, electrician, plumbing, roofer, painter, carpentry
Art Studies1art studies
Engineering Technician1electrical drafting, HVAC tech, manufacturing tech
Therapy and Counselling0psychology courses
Education and Teaching0special ed
Fine Arts0sculpture, ceramics
Contact: ChabotChabot College

25555 Hesperian Blvd

Hayward, California 94545

General Phone: (510) 723-6600


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