Coastline Community College: Ranking & Review

Fountain Valley Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 2293 7522
Top 45%

Coastline Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

9,662 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

8,753 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Coastline Community 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.

Coastline Community College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $20,491 $25,891
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Coastline Community College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,104 $6,504
Fees for full-time undergraduates $44 $44
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $271

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1,476 1,476
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 510 510
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 146 146
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 121 121
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 100 100
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 98 98
Legal Professions and Studies 75 75
Social Sciences 59 59
Psychology 47 47
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 39 39
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 34 34
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 33 33
Health Professions and Related Programs 24 24
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 13 13
English Language and Literature & Letters 11 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11 11
History 7 7
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 5 5
Construction Trades 5 5
Mathematics and Statistics 4 4
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3 3
Visual and Performing Arts 2 2
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services
Grand Total2,8232,823

A total of 2,823 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Coastline Community College.

Graduation rate19%16%22%
  • Full-time retention rate - 52%
  • Part-time retention rate - 29%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff329
Instructional FTE144
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address11460 Warner Ave.
Fountain Valley, California, 92708-2597
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small