Coastline Community College

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Coastline Community College Photo #1 - 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 #2 - Coastline line provides flexible online education so you can enjoy work, life, balance while you finish your degree or certificate.
Coastline Community College Photo #3 - Love where you learn at Coastline College.
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 - 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 #6 - 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 #7 - 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 #8 - 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 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 24,886 students (7% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 68%.
  • Coastline Community College is one of 17 community colleges within Orange County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Coastline Community College is Orange Coast College (3.2 miles away).

School News

  • New doors open for prison inmates - 07/10/2019 - California prison inmate changed his life around and earn an A.A. from Coastline Community College while being incarcarated. 

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 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Coastline Community College has grown by 119% over five years.
  • The Coastline Community College diversity score of 0.73 is equal to the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment24,886 students7,516 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio199:144:1
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# Full-Time Students1,660 students1,613 students
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# Part-Time Students9,653 students5,903 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.
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
10%
13%
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% Hispanic
19%
37%
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% Black
18%
7%
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% White
44%
32%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
-
3%
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% Unknown races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.730.73
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College Completion Rate
16%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,800$34,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,136 is less than the state average of $1,636. 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 $6,797. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,136$1,636
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,432$6,797
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid79%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$5,500$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,000$5,500
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 2014-15 school year data.

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Coastline Special Program is the largest Disabled Programs and Services Program, Coastline's Military Programs, CyberSecurity, 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: 2016 (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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Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Coastline Community College is Orange Coast College (3.2 miles away).
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  • Pacific College
    Private, for profit
    274 students | 4.10 Mi3160 Red Hill Ave
    Costa Mesa CA  92626
    (714)662-4402
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  • Career College of California
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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,636 per year for in-state students and $6,797 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,157 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 86%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.