Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad

1950 Camino Vida Roble Ste. 125
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Tel: (800)342-7342
231 students
Public institution
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 231 students (99% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 71%.
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad is one of 22 community colleges within San Diego County, CA.
The nearest community college is MiraCosta College (4.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
College Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 9 staff
61 staff
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 231 has declined by 15% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 37% over five years.
Total Enrollment 231 students 1,315 students
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 228 students
815 students
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3 students
1,061 students
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
4%
5%
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
5%
20%
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
2%
15%
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Black (2006-2013)
% White
77%
49%
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
2%
-
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Hawaiian (2010-2013)
% Two or more races
6%
3%
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad More (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
6%
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Unknown (2007-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Non Resident (2006-2013)
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.40 0.70
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,670 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $16,670 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,670 $5,590
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,670 $10,086
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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 $4,882 per year for in-state students and $8,693 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,778 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 0.74, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in San Diego County, CA is Coleman University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.