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Coastline College Photo #1 - Love where you learn at Coastline.
Coastline College Photo #2 - Love where you learn at Coastline College.
Coastline College Photo #3 - If you want the convenience of self-study, but still want to be able to ask questions and receive feedback from an expert, then our courses are just right for you. You don't have to be in California while you study. We bring Coastline to you.
Coastline College Photo #4 - If you want the convenience of self-study, but still want to be able to ask questions and receive feedback from an expert, then our courses are just right for you. You don't have to be in California while you study. We bring Coastline to you.
Coastline College Photo #5 - A majority of Coastline's classes are online. You don't have to be in California while you study. We bring Coastline to you.
Coastline College Photo #6 - One of Coastline's campuses. This one is located in Garden Grove. There is a full range of amenities. Love where you learn at Coastline.
Coastline College Photo #7 - One of Coastline's campuses. This is the Westminster Le-Jao campus. There is a full range of amenities. Love where you learn at Coastline.
Coastline College Photo #8 - One of Coastline's campuses located in Newport Beach. There is a full range of amenities. Love where you learn at Coastline.
Coastline College Photo #9 - Coastline's Esports Club engages students in the classroom and in the game room. The club helps students build connections with students and learn how to have a career in the esports industry.
Coastline College Photo #10 - One of Coastline's campuses. This one is located in Fountain Valley. Awarded three times for Academic Excellence in 2018-2019 - Ranked #1 top leader in online education - Ranked one of the best online Associate's in Human Services degree programs nationwide - Voted the Best in Online Business.
  • Coastline Community College is one of the nation's most innovative institutions providing a high quality, flexible education to students with advanced distance learning options as well as local campuses in 3 different locations in Orange County; Newport Beach, Westminster and Garden Grove. Coastline is recognized for offering more than 250 online and other distance education courses. 

School Highlights

Coastline College serves 23,192 students (7% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 23,192 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,150
  • Out-state tuition: $6,670
  • Minority enrollment: 72%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Coastline College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 125 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Coastline College
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
125 staff
308 staff
This chart display total faculty of Coastline College and community college average number of faculty in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Coastline College has grown by 105% over five years.
The Coastline College diversity score of 0.81 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
23,192 students
5,216 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Coastline College and community college average number of enrollment of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
186:1
22:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Coastline College and community college average student staff ratio of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
1,660 students
1,660 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time students enrollment of Coastline College and average number of community college Full-time students enrollment of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Part-Time Students
9,653 students
6,239 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of Coastline College and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Coastline College.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of CA.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
541 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,660 students
1,580 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Coastline College and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
1,440 students
54 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time graduate students enrollment of Coastline College and average number of community college Full-time graduate students enrollment of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
This chart display graduation rate breakdown of Coastline College
CA All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
6,239 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan students in Coastline College and the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
% Asian
23%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Coastline College and the percentage of Asian community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Hispanic
18%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Coastline College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Coastline College and the percentage of Black community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
28%
26%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Coastline College and the percentage of White community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
% Two or more races
13%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Coastline College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Coastline College and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
% Unknown races
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Coastline College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.81
0.70
This chart display the diversity score of Coastline College and the community college average diversity score of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
1.19%
4.57%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Coastline College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$36,800
$34,700
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Coastline College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of CA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,150 is less than the state average of $1,246. The in-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,670 is more than the state average of $6,603. The out-state tuition has grown by 40% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,150
$1,246
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Coastline College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,670
$6,603
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Coastline College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Tuition Notes
The cost for California residents is $46 per unit.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
79%
86%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Coastline College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$8,000
$10,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Coastline College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,000
$6,239
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Coastline College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Coastline Special Program is the largest Disabled Programs and Services Program, Coastline's Military Programs, CyberSecurity, eSports, Learning 1st Program, STAR 2.0 Program, The Computer Information Systems Program, The Digital Graphic Application Program, The Paralegal Program

Arts and Music Programs:
Coastline Art Program
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Students benefit from smaller class sizes and personalized attention from dedicated faculty and staff. Coastline offers certificates and A.A/A.S. transfer degree programs for students. Online students recieve the same support as on-site student, with family and or work obligations, our students have options on course length and start date to personalize their schedule and goals.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Coastline College cost?

Coastline College's tuition is approximately $1,150 for In-State students and $6,670 for Out-State students.

What is Coastline College's ranking?

Coastline College ranks among the top 20% of community college in California for: Diversity in US community colleges and Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 23,192 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,150
  • Out-state tuition: $6,670
  • Minority enrollment: 72%
  • Source: Verified school update

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Orange County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.74, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Orange County, CA is South Coast College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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