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:www.gavilan.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.gavilan.edu/admit/instructions.html
Address:5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy, CA 95020
Setting:23
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,847
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,319 (74% 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:$6,374
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:65%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,685

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Gavilan College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Gavilan College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services44
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs23
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services56
Education1
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields22
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Health Professions and Related Programs34
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians21
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies12
Personal and Culinary Services11
Psychology1
Social Sciences15
Visual and Performing Arts24
Grand total3044

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$1,166
Out-of-state$6,374
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 aid28065%
Grant or scholarship aid28065%$4,685
Student loan aid31%$3,052

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,93548%$2,967
Federal student loans431%$3,243

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.

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

Gavilan College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,847
Undergraduate enrollment5,847
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

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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