College of the Canyons

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
(661) 362-3280
Fax: (661) 259-8302

Contact: Jasmine Ruys
Director, Admissions, Records and Online Services
Main Address

26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
(661) 259-7800

www.canyons.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 23,412
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 4,674
Degree-seeking undergrads: 8,616

Setting

Suburban setting
Large city (250,000 – 499,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

A note about the college’s admission requirements: Limited admission to nursing program.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Landscaping A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General A
Commercial Photography C
Drama/Theater Arts A
Film Production/Cinematography A,C
Graphic Design A,C
Interior Design A,C
Merchandising C
Multimedia A
Music – General A
Music: performance/concert A
Music: performance/guitar A
Music: performance/jazz A
Music: performance/voice A
Photography A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Hotel/Motel Management A
Real Estate A,C
Retailing C
Sales and Distribution A,C
Small Business Administration A,C

Communications & Journalism
Digital Communications/Multimedia A,C
Journalism A,C
Radio/Television A,C

Communications Technologies
Animation/Special Effects A,C

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Science A

Construction Trades
Building Construction Inspection C
Construction Site Management A,C

Engineering
Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies
Architectural Drafting A,C
Manufacturing Technologies A,C
Surveying Technology A,C
Water Quality/Treatment A

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Development A,C

Foreign Language & Literature
French A
Sign Language Interpretation A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Athletic Training/Sports Medicine C
Medical Assistance C
Nursing (RN) A

Law & Legal Studies
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Humanities A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Library Science
Library Assistance A,C

Mathematics
Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Automotive Technology A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological/Physical Sciences A
Mathematics & sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Health/Physical Fitness A
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A

Personal & Culinary Services
Culinary Arts/Related Services C
Management A

Precision Production Trades
Welding Technology A,C

Psychology
Psychology – General A

Science Technologies
Biology Technician C

Security & Protective Services
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Police Science A,C

Social Sciences
Social Sciences – General A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

College of the Canyons Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(661) 259-7800
Website:www.canyons.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.canyons.edu/Offices/SSSP/NewStudentCheckList/Pages/default.aspx
Address:26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, CA 91355-1899
Setting:21
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:19,966
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:28 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:14,758 (74% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,154
Out-of-state Tuition:$6,458
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:56%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,227

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

College of the Canyons Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at College of the Canyons.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services78
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services32
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services32
Construction Trades21
Education1
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields54
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences31
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3
Health Professions and Related Programs33
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service22
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Library Science1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians12
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies13
Personal and Culinary Services21
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Precision Production11
Psychology1
Social Sciences4
Visual and Performing Arts37
Grand total3860

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at College of the Canyons.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at College of the Canyons and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$1,154
Out-of-state$6,458
Books and supplies$1,791

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid88356%
Grant or scholarship aid86755%$4,227
Student loan aid372%$4,770

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid9,08945%$2,735
Federal student loans5243%$5,620

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for College of the Canyons. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled College of the Canyons students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

College of the Canyons Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment19,966
Undergraduate enrollment19,966
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

College of the Canyons Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

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