Grossmont College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

8800 Grossmont College Drive
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 644-7186
Fax: (619) 644-7933

Contact: Brad Tiffany
Dean of Admissions and Records

Main Address

8800 Grossmont College Drive
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 644-7000

www.grossmont.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 18,426
Degree-seeking undergrads: 13,045

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: Limited admission to health professions programs.


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
Native American Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing
Acting A,C
Art History/Criticism/Conservation A
Ceramics A
Dance A,C
Digital art A
Drawing A
Film Production/Cinematography A,C
Jazz Studies A
Music – General A
Musical theater A,C
Painting A
Photography A
Sculpture A
Theater Design/Stagecraft A,C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Executive Assistant A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
International Business A
Management Science A
Marketing Management A,C
Sales and Distribution A,C
Tourism/Travel Services A,C
Travel/Tourism Management A,C

Communications & Journalism
Broadcast Journalism A,C
Communications/Rhetoric A
Digital Communications/Multimedia A,C
Journalism A,C

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C
Computer Science A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Networking/LAN/WAN Management A,C
Web/Multimedia Management A,C

English Language & Literature
Creative Writing A,C
English Language & Literature – General A,C
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Management A,C
Child Development A,C

Foreign Language & Literature
American Sign Language (ASL) A
Arabic A
French A
German A
Japanese A
Russian A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Athletic Training/Sports Medicine A,C
Cardiovascular Technology A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Orthopedic technology A,C
Respiratory Therapy A
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant A

History
History – General A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics
Mathematics – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Exercise Sciences A,C

Personal & Culinary Services
Baking/Pastry Arts A,C
Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C
Restaurant/Catering Management A,C

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry A,C
Geology A
Physics A

Security & Protective Services
Corrections A,C
Forensic Technologies A,C
Police Science A,C
Security/Loss Prevention A,C

Social Sciences
Economics A
Geography A
Political Science/Government 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.

Grossmont College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(619) 644-7000
Website:www.grossmont.edu/
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.grossmont.edu/future-students/default.aspx
Address:8800 Grossmont College Dr, El Cajon, CA 92020-1799
Setting:21
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:18,498
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:26 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:13,089 (71% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,386
Out-of-state Tuition:$6,948
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:66%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,901

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Grossmont College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Grossmont College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services126
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs33
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services74
English Language and Literature/Letters42
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences32
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics127
Health Professions and Related Programs45
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service74
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities22
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies21
Personal and Culinary Services42
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences13
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences4
Visual and Performing Arts410
Grand total6764

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Grossmont 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$1,386
Out-of-state$6,948
Books and supplies$1,500

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 aid1,05266%
Grant or scholarship aid1,03365%$4,901
Student loan aid372%$3,273

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid11,15561%$2,624
Federal student loans3252%$3,642

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Grossmont 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 Grossmont 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

Grossmont College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment18,498
Undergraduate enrollment18,498
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

Grossmont 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
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree

*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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