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Coastline Community College Photo #1 - Love where you learn at Coastline.
Coastline Community College Photo #2 - Love where you learn at Coastline College.
Coastline Community 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 Community 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 Community 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 Community 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 Community College Photo #7 - 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 Photo #8 - 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 Community College Photo #9 - One of Coastline's campuses located in Newport Beach. There is a full range of amenities. Love where you learn at Coastline.
Coastline Community College Photo #10 - 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 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 Community College serves 23,192 students (7% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 75%.

Top Placements

Coastline Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 125 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Coastline Community College(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty125 staff145 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Coastline Community College has grown by 105% over five years.
The Coastline Community College diversity score of 0.82 is more than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment23,192 students8,590 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio186:145:1
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# Full-Time Students1,660 students2,007 students
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# Part-Time Students9,653 students6,583 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Coastline Community College. This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of CA.
# Undergraduate Students1,660 students1,921 students
# Graduate Students1,440 students80 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
8%
1%
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% Asian
19%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Coastline Community College and the percentage of Asian community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Hispanic
28%
43%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Coastline Community College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Black
18%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Coastline Community College and the percentage of Black community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% White
9%
25%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Coastline Community College and the percentage of White community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
13%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Coastline Community College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Non Resident races
-
4%
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% Unknown races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.820.73
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College Completion Rate
19%
31%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Coastline Community College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,800$34,600
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Coastline Community 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.

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $1,136 is less than the state average of $1,458. The in-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,432 is less than the state average of $6,710. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,136$1,458
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,432$6,710
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Coastline Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid79%76%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Coastline Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$10,063
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Coastline Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,000$5,751
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Coastline Community College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

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: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,458 per year for in-state students and $6,710 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,072 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in California is Coastline Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.