Santa Maria, CA (population: 88,641) has three higher education schools within its city limits. CET-Santa Maria, the highest ranked school in the city, has a total student population of 273. It is the 1732nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 154th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). Santa Maria lies in Santa Barbara county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. The Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA area has 170,790 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $45,310 average annual salary.
Of the 3 schools in Santa Maria, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Santa Barbara Business College comes out as the most expensive ($49,970/yr), with Allan Hancock College as the lowest recorded at only $11,122/yr.Popular Bars in Santa Maria:
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Santa Maria|
|San Luis Obispo||CA||43,926||3||26.8283||217||26.0 miles|
|Santa Barbara||CA||86,382||6||24.3128||166||54.1 miles|