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School Highlights

California Aeronautical University serves 230 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 2:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 77%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 230 students
  • Private-state tuition: $13,663
  • Acceptance Rate: 45%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 2:1
  • Minority enrollment: 61%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

California Aeronautical University ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 110 teachers has grown by 5400% over five years.
California Aeronautical University
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
110 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

The student population of California Aeronautical University has declined by 45% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 2:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The California Aeronautical University diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
230 students
8,365 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
2:1
24:1
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# Full-Time Students
230 students
2,015 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
6,350 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
429 students
33 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
224 students
1,979 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
6 students
69 students
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CA All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
6,350 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
3 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
150 students
140 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
12%
12%
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% Hispanic
32%
47%
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% Black
7%
6%
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% White
39%
23%
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% Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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% Two or more races
n/a
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
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% Unknown races
7%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.72
0.70
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
39%
27%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.17%
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,200
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $13,663 is less than the state average of $20,964. The private state tuition has declined by 55% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$13,663
$20,964
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
96%
79%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$26,540
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,094
$6,239
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Acceptance Rate
45%
80%
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does California Aeronautical University cost?

California Aeronautical University's private state tuition is approximately $13,663.

What is the acceptance rate of California Aeronautical University?

The acceptance rate of California Aeronautical University is 45%, which is lower than the state average of 80%.

What is California Aeronautical University's ranking?

California Aeronautical University ranks among the top 20% of community college in California for: Percent of students receiving financial aid.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 230 students
  • Private-state tuition: $13,663
  • Acceptance Rate: 45%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 2:1
  • Minority enrollment: 61%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Kern County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Kern County, CA is California Aeronautical University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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