Gavilan College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard
Gilroy, CA 95020
(408) 848-4735
Fax: (408) 848-4940

Contact: Joy Parker
Director of Admissions and Records

Main Address

5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard
Gilroy, CA 95020
(408) 847-1400

www.gavilan.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 9,063
Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,698

Setting

Rural setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General A
Art History/Criticism/Conservation A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Music – General A
Music – General Performance A
Theater Design/Stagecraft A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A
Ecology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting C
Business – General A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Management Information Systems C
Office Clerical Services C

Communications & Journalism
Communications/Rhetoric A
Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Graphics A,C
Computer Programming – General C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Data Processing Technology C

Education
Early Childhood Education C

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General A

Foreign Language & Literature
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C

History
History – General A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics
Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Aircraft Mechanics A,C
Auto Body Repair C

Personal & Culinary Services
Cosmetology A,C

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Astronomy A
Chemistry A
Geology A

Psychology
Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services
Human Services C

Security & Protective Services
Corrections A,C
Law Enforcement Administration C

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Economics A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology 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.

Gavilan College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (408) 848-4800
Website: https://www.gavilan.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www.gavilan.edu/admit/apply.php
Address: 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy, CA 95020
Setting: Suburb: Small
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 5,649
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,808 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,166
Out-of-state Tuition: $6,782
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 63%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,227

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Gavilan College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Gavilan College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 44
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 23
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 57
Education 1
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 22
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 34
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 21
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 12
Personal and Culinary Services 11
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 15
Visual and Performing Arts 25
Grand total 3150

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Gavilan College 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 Fees 2018-2019
In-state $1,166
Out-of-state $6,782
Books and supplies $1,854

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 265 63%
Grant or scholarship aid 255 61% $5,227
Student loan aid 5 1% $3,227

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,631 44% $3,313
Federal student loans 26 0% $4,118

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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

Gavilan College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 5,649
Undergraduate enrollment 5,649
Graduate enrollment 0

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

Gavilan College Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

*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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