|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Students with disability||4%|
|Student to faculty ratio||27:1|
Golden West College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.
Golden West College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $6,144 and in-state students paid $1,104.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 64% of Golden West College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 46% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,532 (which is 3.8% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Golden West College in 2016-2017, was 16, which is 1% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,508 (which is 20.9% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Golden West College has enrolled a total of 11,857 students (3,764 students full-time and 8,093 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 11,857 students, 1,699 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,390 students for distance studies.
Two or more races: 5%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Black/African American: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Golden West College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||44%||3,517|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||7%||532||164|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||3%||260|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||3%||249|
|Personal And Culinary Services||3%||227|
|Visual And Performing Arts||2%||140|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||1%||90|
|Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians||1%||86|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Golden West College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Golden West College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $23,200. Last year, out of the total 1,604 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,299 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,090 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,630 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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