Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad

  • Golf Academy of America in San Diego is a two-year accredited golf college offering an associate’s degree in Golf Complex Operations and Management.  The program has a combined curriculum of golf instruction, golf course management, and golf business courses with two areas of emphasis: Golf Professional and General Golf Management.  Students may choose to have a dual emphasis or choose to specialize in one area only.  Golf Academy of America has over 45 full-time PGA professionals, plus business professionals and educators, all contributing to its superior reputation for a golf career education.
School Highlights
  • Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad serves 168 students (92% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 68%.
  • Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad is one of 21 community colleges within San Diego County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad is MiraCosta College (4.7 miles away).

Top Placements

Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad places among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty6 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment168 students7,516 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:144:1
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# Full-Time Students155 students1,613 students
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# Part-Time Students13 students5,903 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
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13%
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% Hispanic
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37%
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% Black
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7%
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% White
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32%
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% Hawaiian
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% Two or more races
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3%
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% Non Resident races
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3%
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% Unknown races
100%
5%
Diversity Score0.000.73
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College Completion Rate
81%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,900$34,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $17,150 is less than the state average of $19,157. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$17,150$19,157
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid39%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$18,331$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,500
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Acceptance Rate89%88%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Established over 30 years ago, and with more than 5,000 graduates, Golf Academy of America has grown to five campuses throughout the United States: California, Arizona, Florida, South Carolina, and Texas. Students at Golf Academy of America in San Diego get weekly opportunities to play some of the region's best courses, including La Costa Resort and Spa, Aviara Golf Club, Torrey Pines Golf Course, Arrowood Golf Course, Vista Valley, Stoneridge Country Club and many more. San Diego is the site of the PGA's Buick Invitational, and the World Match Play Tournament Event held at the prestigious La Costa Resort.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad is MiraCosta College (4.7 miles away).
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