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Study at College of The Canyons

College of the Canyons is a public two year community college that operates within the Santa Clarita Community College District. The College covers 153 acres of undulating hills in the city of Santa Clarita in northern Los Angeles County, California. College of the Canyons is one of the fast growing community colleges in the state. According to the National Junior College Research Association, the college consistently ranks among the top 50 community colleges in the nation. College of the Canyons offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees in more than 50 academic programs as well as credentials in over 35 certificate programs. It enrolls more than 17, 000 students each term.

Profile of College of The CanyonsThe main campus of College of The Canyons is in Santa Clarita, California (a medium-sized suburb). The school is a public school. College of The Canyons offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to mathematics and liberal arts.

College of The Canyons Selectivity

College of The Canyons admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.

The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at College of The Canyons are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 17, 499 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e. g. ) are welcome and common at College of The Canyons. Males make up the lion's share of the Student Enrolment at the school.

College of The Canyons Tuition and AffordabilityCollege of The Canyons offers comparatively low-priced tuition.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"College of the Canyons is a learning-centered community college that provides academic education and workforce training at the lower division level, to all capable of profiting from instruction. The faculty and staff promote substantive personal growth and intellectual progress of learners, by combining time-proven concepts with the latest technological advances. "

College of The Canyons Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts499liberal arts and sciences, social services, English, history, library assistant, Spanish language, French language, sociology, . . .
Business and Management99accounting, business management, small business management, sales and marketing, retail, international business, electronic commerce
Nursing and Emergency Medicine81registered nursing, EMT paramedic, home health aide, nursing assistant
Security and Law Enforcement50fire-fighting, criminal justice and police
Science38biological and physical sciences
Family and Social Work26child development
office and Administration16administrative assistant
Design16interior design, graphic design
Art Studies15art studies
Photography and Commercial Art9cinematography, photography, commercial photography
Computer Science and Engineering7computer networking, web design, computer science
Media7radio and television, journalism, animation and special effects, digital communications
Hospitality4hospitality management, hotel management
Production Trades4welding
Engineering Technician4water quality and recycling tech, mechanical drafting, manufacturing tech, architectural drafting, surveying tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy4health and physical education, parks and recreation studies, athletic trainer
Law2legal assistant
Science and Laboratory Technician2biology tech
Medical Support and Technology2medical assistant, health service and sciences
Real Estate and Construction Management2real estate
Cooking and Culinary Arts0culinary arts, restaurant and catering management
Education and Teaching0teacher aide, early childhood special ed
Construction Trades0building inspector, construction manager
Mechanics and Repair0automobile mechanics
Contact: College of The CanyonsCollege of The Canyons

26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd

Santa Clarita, California 91355-1899

General Phone: (661) 259-7800


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