Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad

1950 Camino Vida Roble Ste. 125
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Tel: (800)342-7342
231 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 231 students (99% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 63%.
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad is one of 22 community colleges within San Diego County, CA.
The nearest community college is MiraCosta College (4.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 9 staff
59 staff
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 231 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 34:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment
231 students
1,282 students
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
22:1
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
228 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 3 students
1,017 students
Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Asian (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
2%
1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
2%
12%
% White
77%
57%
% Two or more races
6%
2%
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad More (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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. 0.00 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,670 is more than the state average of $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,670 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,670 $10,294
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 67%
89%
Source: 2013 (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.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Oceanside MiraCosta College
    Public
    One Barnard Drive
    Oceanside, CA 92056
    (760)757-2121
    4.7  Mi  |  14514  students
  • Vista Kaplan College-Vista
    Private for-profit
    2022 University Dr
    Vista, CA 92083
    (760)630-1555
    5  Mi  |  835  students
  • San Marcos Palomar College
    Public
    1140 W. Mission
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760)744-1150
    6.1  Mi  |  24821  students
  • Majuro College of the Marshall Islands
    Public
    Oceanside Uliga - PO Box 1258
    Majuro, MH 96960
    (6.9)262-5339
    7.5  Mi  |  731  students
  • San Diego San Diego Miramar College
    Public
    10440 Black Mountain Rd
    San Diego, CA 92126
    (619)388-7800
    17.6  Mi  |  10767  students
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