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Taft College is a public community college located in Taft, California. It was founded on August 30, 1922 as Taft Junior College and was part of the Taft Union High School District. It was renamed as Taft College on July 1, 1954. The independent campus of the college is situated adjacent to the high school. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. Taft College's athletic department offers various athletic teams (men and women) that participate in various sports such as soccer, volleyball, baseball, basketball, and softball. They compete in the Central Valley Conference.

Profile of Taft CollegeThe main campus of Taft College is in Taft, California (a town not particularly near any major cities). The school is a public school. Taft College offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school tends to concentrate its instruction in a few key disciplines. Taft College students most commonly major in a field related to family and social work, security and law enforcement, and liberal arts.

Taft College Selectivity

The school admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.

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

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Taft College had 9, 328 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e. g. ) are welcome and common at the school. Males make up the lion's share of the Student Enrolment at Taft College.

Student Life
The school makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available.

Taft College Tuition and AffordabilityThe school offers comparatively low-priced tuition. Taft College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts116liberal arts and sciences, social services, English
Family and Social Work31child development
Business and Management24business, accounting, business management
Medical Support and Technology23dental hygienist
Security and Law Enforcement22criminal justice and police, corrections
Science5biology, physical sciences
office and Administration4administrative assistant
Engineering Technician2petroleum tech, industrial safety tech, engineering technician
Mechanics and Repair1automobile mechanics, electrical installation and repair
Art Studies0art studies
Computer Science and Engineering0computer science, information technology
Design0graphic design
Nursing and Emergency Medicine0EMT paramedic
Education and Teaching0industrial arts teaching, early childhood special ed
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0health and physical education, parks and recreation studies
Contact: Taft CollegeTaft College

29 Emmons Park Drive

Taft, California 93268

General Phone: (661) 763-7700


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