Canada College: Ranking & Review

Redwood City
United States
Top 45%

Canada College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)6,1522,3213,831

1,852 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,046 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Canada College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Canada College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Canada College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,288$7,672
Fees for full-time undergraduates$72$72
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$46$282

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities166166
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences125125
Health Professions and Related Programs103103
Social Sciences102102
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services6868
Visual and Performing Arts4545
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies3535
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2424
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2222
English Language and Literature & Letters1515
Mathematics and Statistics1414
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1414
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1212
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services1111
Legal Professions and Studies1111
Physical Sciences99
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies99
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics55
Philosophy and Religious Studies33
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies22
Grand Total870870

A total of 870 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Canada College.

Graduation rate26%26%27%
  • Full-time retention rate - 66%
  • Part-time retention rate - 34%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff235
Instructional FTE132
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address4200 Farm Hill Blvd.
Redwood City, California, 94061-1099
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population77,000