Golden West College Overview
Located in Huntington Beach, California, Golden West College is a public institution. Golden West College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.
What Is Golden West College Known For?
- The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Golden West College.
- In 2017-2018, 31% of the faculty were full-time.
Golden West College 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.
Golden West College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#5||Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#6||Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Golden West College.
Where Is Golden West College?
Contact details for Golden West College are given below.
|Address:||15744 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach, CA 92647-2710|
How Do I Get Into Golden West College?
You can apply to Golden West College online at: https://www.opencccapply.net/uPortal/render.userLayoutRootNode.uP;jsessionid=F240D67DC5B513E57603C2FD523A2B5D
Can I Afford Golden West College?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Golden West College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $4,618 a year. That adds up to $18,472 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Golden West College is 9.3%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Golden West College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 4,070 full-time undergraduates at Golden West College, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Golden West College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||86|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,451|
Online Learning at Golden West College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Golden West College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 167th most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Golden West College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Golden West College was 5.5%. This is the #1,630 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Golden West College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Golden West College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||62%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||36%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Golden West College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Golden West College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Foreign Languages & Linguistics||#33|
|General Social Sciences||#33|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||#87|
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%.
Golden West College 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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