Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad

1950 Camino Vida Roble, Ste. 125
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Tel: (800)342-7342
168 students
Private for-profit
Golf Academy of America in San Diego is a two-year accredited golf college offering an associate’s degree in Golf Complex Operations and Management.  The program has a combined curriculum of golf instruction, golf course management, and golf business courses with two areas of emphasis: Golf Professional and General Golf Management.  Students may choose to have a dual emphasis or choose to specialize in one area only.  Golf Academy of America has over 45 full-time PGA professionals, plus business professionals and educators, all contributing to its superior reputation for a golf career education.
School Highlights
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad serves 168 students (92% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 68%.
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad is one of 21 community colleges within San Diego County, CA.
The nearest community college is MiraCosta College (4.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 57% over five years.
College Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad (CA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 6 staff
78 staff

Student Body

The student population of 168 has declined by 43% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 132% over five years.
Total Enrollment 168 students 2,419 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
# Full-Time Students 155 students
1,297 students
# Part-Time Students 13 students
5,258 students
% Unknown races
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 1.00 0.73

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $16,670 is less than the state average of $16,796. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $16,670 $16,796
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 39%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Established over 30 years ago, and with more than 5,000 graduates, Golf Academy of America has grown to five campuses throughout the United States: California, Arizona, Florida, South Carolina, and Texas. Students at Golf Academy of America in San Diego get weekly opportunities to play some of the region's best courses, including La Costa Resort and Spa, Aviara Golf Club, Torrey Pines Golf Course, Arrowood Golf Course, Vista Valley, Stoneridge Country Club and many more. San Diego is the site of the PGA's Buick Invitational, and the World Match Play Tournament Event held at the prestigious La Costa Resort.

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Did You Know?
For San Diego County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,140 per year for in-state students and $5,532 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,796 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

San Diego County, CA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.76, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in San Diego County, CA is Platt College-San Diego. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.