Golden West College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

15744 Golden West Street, Box 2748
Huntington Beach, CA 92647-2748
(714) 895-8306
Fax: (714) 895-8960

Contact: Shirley Donnelly
Director Enrollment Services

Main Address

15744 Golden West Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(714) 892-7711

www.goldenwestcollege.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 13,265
Degree-seeking undergrads: 8,983

Setting

Suburban 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: Any student at least 18 years of age eligible for admission. Limited admission to police academy and nursing program. Nursing applicants accepted on basis of prerequisite courses completed and GPA.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Horticulture Science A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Dance A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Music – General A
Music – General Performance A,C
Music Theory/Composition A,C
Photography A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A

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

Communications & Journalism
Broadcast Journalism A,C
Journalism A,C
Public Relations A,C

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

Education
Physical Education A

Engineering Technologies
Architectural Engineering Technology A,C
Drafting and Design Technology A,C

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

Foreign Language & Literature
Foreign Language & Literature – General A
French A
German A
Sign Language Interpretation A,C
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Nursing (RN) A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A

History
History – General A

Law & Legal Studies
Legal Administrative Assistance A,C
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics
Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics A

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological/Physical Sciences A

Personal & Culinary Services
Cosmetology A,C

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Astronomy A
Chemistry A
Geology A

Psychology
Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice Studies A,C
Law Enforcement Administration A,C

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Economics 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.

Golden West College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(714) 892-7711
Website:www.goldenwestcollege.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.opencccapply.net/uPortal/render.userLayoutRootNode.uP;jsessionid=F240D67DC5B513E57603C2FD523A2B5D
Address:15744 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach, CA 92647-2710
Setting:21
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:11,857
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:27 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:7,925 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,176
Out-of-state Tuition:$6,216
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:64%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,766

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Golden West College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Golden West College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences11
Architecture and Related Services11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services54
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields33
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics13
Health Professions and Related Programs21
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service13
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Personal and Culinary Services21
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences3
Psychology1
Social Sciences5
Visual and Performing Arts26
Grand total2347

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services32
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Social Sciences1
Grand total34

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Golden West 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$1,176
Out-of-state$6,216
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 aid73764%
Grant or scholarship aid73664%$4,766
Student loan aid161%$5,508

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid6,95758%$2,727
Federal student loans2482%$6,462

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Golden West 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 Golden West 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

Golden West College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment11,857
Undergraduate enrollment11,857
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

Golden West College 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

*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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