College of the Sequoias

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

915 South Mooney Boulevard
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-3727
Fax: (559) 730-3894

Contact: Don Mast
Dean of Student Services

Main Address

915 South Mooney Boulevard
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-3700

www.cos.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 13,436
Degree-seeking undergrads: 8,216

Setting

Urban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
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
Agribusiness Operations A,C
Animal Sciences C
Dairy Science C
Horticulture, Ornamental A,C
Landscaping A,C
Pest Management C
Plant Sciences C

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Multimedia A
Music – General A
Theater Design/Stagecraft A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Management Information Systems A,C
Office Clerical Services A,C
Real Estate A,C
Sales and Distribution A,C

Communications & Journalism
Communications/Rhetoric A
Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Science A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General C

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance A,C
Carpentry A,C
Construction Site Management C

Education
Early Childhood Education C
Physical Education A

Engineering
Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies
Architectural Engineering Technology A
Construction/Building Technologies A,C
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Industrial Technology A,C
Manufacturing Technologies A

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Management A,C
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A
Foods/Nutrition Studies C
Institutional Food Production C

Foreign Language & Literature
Foreign Language & Literature – General A
French A
Sign Language Interpretation C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Emergency Medical Technology C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing Assistance C

Law & Legal Studies
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Library Science
Library Assistance C

Mathematics
Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological/Physical Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management A

Personal & Culinary Services
Cosmetology A,C

Public Administration & Services
Human Services A,C

Security & Protective Services
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C
Fire Science/Firefighting C
vLaw Enforcement Administration 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 Sequoias Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(559) 730-3700
Website:www.cos.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.cos.edu/Admissions/Admissions/Pages/default.aspx
Address:915 S. Mooney Blvd, Visalia, CA 93277-2214
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:11,959
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:29 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:9,714 (81% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,388
Out-of-state Tuition:$7,296
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:83%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,184

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

College of the Sequoias Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences169
Architecture and Related Services21
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services74
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs12
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services31
Construction Trades61
Education1
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields83
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences42
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics23
Health Professions and Related Programs43
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service43
Legal Professions and Studies21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians52
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services1
Physical Sciences3
Precision Production21
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences5
Visual and Performing Arts48
Grand total7563

* 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 Sequoias.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at College of the Sequoias 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$1,388
Out-of-state$7,296
Books and supplies$1,700

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 aid1,27483%
Grant or scholarship aid1,27383%$5,184
Student loan aid312%$3,103

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid8,18773%$3,415
Federal student loans2242%$3,621

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for College of the Sequoias. 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 Sequoias 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 Sequoias Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment11,959
Undergraduate enrollment11,959
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 Sequoias Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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.

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