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?
- The associate's degree is the highest award offered at College of the Canyons.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 30% of the faculty were full-time.
College of the Canyons Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
College of the Canyons has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at College of the Canyons.
Where Is College of the Canyons?
Contact details for College of the Canyons are given below.
|Address:||26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, CA 91355-1899|
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
Can I Afford College of the Canyons?
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
Of the 6,040 full-time undergraduates at College of the Canyons, 51% are male and 49% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of College of the Canyons students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||327|
|Hispanic or Latino||3,037|
Online Learning at College of the Canyons
The following chart shows how the online learning population at College of the Canyons has changed over the last few years.
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 Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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