College of the Canyons

Santa Clarita, CA 91355
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College of the Canyons is one of the one hundred three public 2-year colleges in California. The campus is located in a suburb, in Santa Clarita.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 20,008 students attend the school. Every year 36% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

College of the Canyons's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $1,104, and fees were $50. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,408 and $50 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students20,008
Student to Faculty Ratio26:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate75%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 28 75
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 83.3%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1972 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
08/01/1995 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$46/credit
In State Students$46/credit
Out of State Students$267/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $2,070 $2,070 $12,015
ADN 70 $3,220 $3,220 $18,690
BSN 125 $5,750 $5,750 $33,375
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 59% of College of the Canyons's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 39% $3,768
Other Federal Grant 5% $497
State Grant & Scholarships 57% $1,707
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 6% $246
Federal Student Loans 2% $5,107
Private Loans -- --

$6,964

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$5,427
$30,001 to $48,000$6,365
$48,001 to $75,000$8,107
$75,001 to $110,000$9,992
Over $110,000$11,293

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Student Population

20,008

Undergrads

0

Graduates

9,410

Women

10,598

Men

32%

Full-time

68%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
47%
White
31%
Asian
10%
Black/African American
5%
Two or more races
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.

College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
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