Chaffey College

Tel: (909)652-6000
18,117 students
Public institution

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Chaffey College, one of the first colleges to be established in California, is a two-year public community college situated in an area of natural and tranquil beauty in Southern California. Its campus occupies 200 acres of rolling lawns and native foliage in the foothills of the majestic San Gabriel mountains. Founded in 1883 as a private college, Chaffey has been a publicly funded college since 1916 and is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Chaffey is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges, the Community College League of California, Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC), and is approved by the Office of Private Post-Secondary Education for Veterans Benefits. Today Chaffey College serves over 18,000 students offering academic and occupational programs to the local residents at the three campuses and online. The college's superior general education courses provide a basis for students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities or to acquire job skills necessary for the changing marketplace. Chaffey College is also recognized for its outstanding occupational programs. A student whose objective is to gain technical skills, to change careers, or to improve their existing skills, can choose from over 60 occupational programs including nursing, automotive technology, aeronautics, or hotel and food service management.
School Highlights:
Chaffey College serves 18,117 students (30% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
Chaffey College is one of 17 community colleges within San Bernardino County, CA.
The nearest community college is San Joaquin Valley College-Rancho Cucamonga (2.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Chaffey College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 18,117 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 47:1 has increased from 43:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
18,117 students
1,287 students
Chaffey College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
5,358 students
832 students
Chaffey College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 12,759 students
1,021 students
Chaffey College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Chaffey College sch enrollment Chaffey College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
8%
2%
Chaffey College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
50%
7%
Chaffey College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
8%
12%
Chaffey College Black (2006-2012)
% White
32%
66%
Chaffey College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Chaffey College More (2010-2012)
Chaffey College sch ethnicity Chaffey College sta ethnicity
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. 0.63 0.45
Chaffey College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,153 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 62% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,169 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,153 $5,845
Chaffey College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,169 $10,047
Chaffey College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Chaffey College, one of the first colleges to be established in California, is a two-year public community college situated in an area of natural and tranquil beauty in Southern California. Its campus occupies 200 acres of rolling lawns and native foliage in the foothills of the majestic San Gabriel mountains. Founded in 1883 as a private college, Chaffey has been a publicly funded college since1916 and is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Chaffey is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges, the Community College League of California, Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC), and is approved by the Office of Private Post-Secondary Education for Veterans Benefits. The purpose of the Student Activities Program of Chaffey College is to complement the academic program of studies and enhance the overall educational experience of students through participation in social, cultural, intellectual, recreational, health and governance programs. Chaffey College offers a host of short-term and semester-long study abroad programs to destinations across the globe. From the classic academic program offering a selection of general education courses taught by Chaffey faculty at foreign institutions, to shorter focused travel programs in art, theatre, history, and language, Chaffey has a study abroad program for just about everyone. Physical Education/Athletics is an integral component of the general education and vocational education programs at Chaffey College. Physical Education/Athletics is essential to develop an individual's physiological and social well being.

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For San Bernardino public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,985 per year for in-state students and $7,881 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,335 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in San Bernardino is 95%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

San Bernardino 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 0.58, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in San Bernardino is Barstow Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.