Taft College

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General Information

Admission Office

29 Emmons Park Drive

Taft, CA 93268

(661) 763-7741

(800) 379-6784

Fax: (661) 763-7758



Contact: Brian McKee

Registrar and Director of Admissions
Main Address

29 Emmons Park Drive

Taft, CA 93268

(661) 763-7700

www.taftcollege.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 12,145

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 427

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,885

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

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,C
Commercial/Advertising Art C
Music – General A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Management Information Systems A,C
Office Clerical Services A,C

Communications & Journalism

Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Data Processing Technology C
Information Sciences/Systems A,C
Web/Multimedia Design C

Education

Early Childhood Education A,C
Education – General A
Physical Education A
Social Science Teacher Education A

Engineering

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Automotive Engineering Technology A,C
CAD/CADD Drafting/Design A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Petroleum Technology A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Service C
Child Development C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences – General A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A,C
Criminal Justice Studies A

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.

Taft College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(661) 763-7700
Website:www.taftcollege.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.opencccapply.net/uPortal/render.userLayoutRootNode.uP;jsessionid=9CF599EA0B29A3EBDBD5A7A894E83E3A
Address:29 Cougar Court, Taft, CA 93268
Setting:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,025
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:35 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,049 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,134
Out-of-state Tuition:$6,880
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:81%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,006

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Taft College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Taft College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services35
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields32
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences21
Health Professions and Related Programs12
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service12
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Physical Sciences1
Precision Production1
Psychology1
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total1632

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Grand total21

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Taft 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$1,134
Out-of-state$6,880
Books and supplies$1,710

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 aid23581%
Grant or scholarship aid23079%$5,006
Student loan aid00%$0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,06646%$3,002
Federal student loans00%$0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Taft 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 Taft 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

Taft College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment6,025
Undergraduate enrollment6,025
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

Taft College Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)

*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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