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College of the Canyons Overview

Located in Santa Clarita, California, College of the Canyons is a public institution. Santa Clarita is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is College of the Canyons Known For?

6,438 Full-Time Undergraduates
$4,662 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The highest degree offered at College of the Canyons is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 30% of the faculty were full-time.

College of the Canyons Rankings

College of the Canyons was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that College of the Canyons has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for College of the Canyons

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 1,264
Best Colleges for Veterans 1,539
Best Colleges for Diversity 2,012

Where Is College of the Canyons?

Location of College of the Canyons

Contact details for College of the Canyons are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, CA 91355-1899
Phone: 661-259-7800
Website: www.canyons.edu

How Do I Get Into College of the Canyons?

You can apply to College of the Canyons online at: www.canyons.edu/studentservices/enrollmentservices/newstudent.php

College of the Canyons has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford College of the Canyons?

2% Take Out Loans
11.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of College of the Canyons is $4,662. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for College of the Canyons

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$3,642 $4,860 $7,460 $8,651 $11,340

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At College of the Canyons, approximately 2% of students took out student loans averaging $4,761 a year. That adds up to $19,044 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at College of the Canyons is 11.6%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

College of the Canyons Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,438 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 20,008 undergraduate students at College of the Canyons, with 6,438 being full-time and 13,570 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  College of the Canyons

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,438 full-time undergraduates at College of the Canyons, 50% are male and 50% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  College of the Canyons

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of College of the Canyons students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of College of the Canyons Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 652
Black or African American 342
Hispanic or Latino 3,145
White 1,889
International Students 120
Other Races/Ethnicities 290

Online Learning at College of the Canyons

2,227 Took All Classes Online
7,084 Took At Least One Class Online
28.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 7,084 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at College of the Canyons has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of College of the Canyons

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at College of the Canyons was 28.5%. This is the #728 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at College of the Canyons regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

College of the Canyons Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 157 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 4 0 0 0
American Sign Language 17 0 0 0
Biological & Physical Science 166 0 0 0
Building Management & Inspection 10 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 211 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 12 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 10 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 112 0 0 0
Computer Science 44 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 2 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 9 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 87 0 0 0
Culinary Arts 5 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 21 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 4 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 23 0 0 0
Engineering-Related Technologies 5 0 0 0
Entrepreneurial Studies 29 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 7 0 0 0
Ethnic Studies 1 0 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 26 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 31 0 0 0
Fire Protection 25 0 0 0
General Biology 29 0 0 0
General Engineering 10 0 0 0
General English Literature 39 0 0 0
General Psychology 206 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 28 0 0 0
General Social Sciences 683 0 0 0
Geography & Cartography 3 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 25 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 70 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 10 0 0 0
History 42 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 10 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 37 0 0 0
Journalism 24 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 19 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 77 0 0 0
Mathematics 106 0 0 0
Music 14 0 0 0
Nursing 107 0 0 0
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 8 0 0 0
Philosophy 7 0 0 0
Physics 47 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 42 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 10 0 0 0
Real Estate 5 0 0 0
Romance Languages 18 0 0 0
Sociology 117 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 11 0 0 0
Total 5,644 0 0 0

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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