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Study at Chaffey College

Founded in 1883, Chaffey College is a public community college in the San Bernardino County city of Rancho Cucamonga, California. This area is located in the northern part of the community of Alta Loma. The college provides the students with a variety of classes and programs in different fields of study like business, science, the arts, and RN and LVN nursing programs. It is one of the oldest community colleges in California. The college also offers various distance learning programs; It also confers online certificates. The sports teams of Chaffey College are nicknamed the Panthers. The teams participate in various sports like football, soccer, volleyball, water polo, basketball, softball and swimming. Some of the notable alumni of the college are Beverly Cleary, author and recipient of 1984 Newbery Medal; Ron Catalano, the famous musician and Meagan Tandy, Miss California USA 2007.

Profile of Chaffey CollegeThe campus of Chaffey is in Rancho Cucamonga, California. which is a large suburb. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Chaffey include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in computer science and engineering and liberal arts.

Chaffey Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes Chaffey an attractive choice for many applicants.

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Chaffey is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 18, 736 students enrolled (10, 465 full-time equivalent). Chaffey has a large minority student population.

Student Life
The school values student athletics, and belongs to the California Collegiate Athletic Association.

Chaffey Tuition and AffordabilityChaffey is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

Chaffey Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts1, 068liberal arts and sciences, social services, history, anthropology, speech and rhetoric, economics, sociology, geography courses, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine186nursing assistant, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, home health aide
Computer Science and Engineering181computer networking, information technology, webmastering, computer programming, system administration, web design, computer graphics, database administration
Business and Management132business management, accounting, taxation, retail, small business management, sales and marketing, electronic commerce, logistics, . . .
office and Administration75administrative assistant, office management, data entry
Mechanics and Repair70automobile mechanics, aircraft maintenance, aircraft powerplant tech, autobody repair, communications install and repair
Medical Support and Technology60radiographer, dental assistant, pharmacy tech, phlebotomy
Family and Social Work49child development, foodservice management, adult development and aging, food and nutrition, business and consumer science
Security and Law Enforcement41corrections, criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Construction Trades32power transmission, apparel and textile manufacture, apparel and textile marketing
Engineering Technician16electromechanical tech, mechanical engineering tech, mechanical drafting, architectural drafting, instrumentation tech
Real Estate and Construction Management16real estate
Design11interior design, fashion design
Science10physical sciences, biology, physics, geology, chemistry
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10dietetic technician, sports and fitness management, health and physical Education
Medical administration9medical secretary
Media8radio and television, digital communications, journalism
Cooking and Culinary Arts6restaurant and catering management, culinary arts
Therapy and Counselling4psychology
Religion and Philosophy4religion, philosophy
Photography and Commercial Art3commercial art, commercial photography, drawing
Education and Teaching3teacher aide
Hospitality2hotel management
Music1music management, music
Law0legal assistant
Art Studies0visual and performing arts, art studies
Fine Arts0ceramics
Drama and Performing Arts0dance, drama
Contact: ChaffeyChaffey College

5885 Haven Ave

Rancho Cucamonga, California 91737-3002

General Phone: (909) 987-1737


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