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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 72% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 77%.

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 Community 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 grown by 52% over five years.
Coastline Community College
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
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 Community College and community college average number of faculty in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Coastline Community College has grown by 105% over five years.
The Coastline Community 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
8,365 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Coastline Community College and community college average number of enrollment of CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
186:1
24:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Coastline Community College and community college average student staff ratio of CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
1,660 students
2,015 students
This chart display the total number of Full-Time students enrollment of Coastline Community College and average number of community college Full-Time students enrollment of CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
# Part-Time Students
9,653 students
6,350 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Coastline Community College and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
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 Students
1,660 students
1,979 students
# Graduate Students
1,440 students
69 students
This chart display graduation rate breakdown of Coastline Community College
CA All Graduation Breakdown
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 Community 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%
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 2019-20 school year data.
% Hispanic
18%
47%
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 2019-20 school year data.
% Black
10%
6%
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 2019-20 school year data.
% White
28%
23%
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 2019-20 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 Community College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Coastline Community 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%
6%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Coastline Community 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 Community College and the community college average diversity score of CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate
21%
32%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$36,800
$34,700
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.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,150 is less than the state average of $1,997. The in-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,670 is less than the state average of $7,123. The out-state tuition has grown by 40% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,150
$1,997
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Coastline Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,670
$7,123
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 2019-20 school year data.
Tuition Notes
The cost for California residents is $46 per unit.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
79%
79%
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 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$9,500
$10,376
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 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,000
$6,000
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 2018-19 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: 2020 (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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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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Did You Know?

Orange County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Orange County, CA is Coastline Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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