College of the Sequoias: Ranking & Review

Visalia Rank United States Rank World Rank
2 1915 6643
Top 39%

College of the Sequoias Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

2,801 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

560 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

College of the Sequoias 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.

College of the Sequoias Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $18,390 $24,186
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

College of the Sequoias does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,288 $7,084
Fees for full-time undergraduates $102 $102
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $253

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 531 531
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 214 214
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 189 189
Health Professions and Related Programs 179 179
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 107 107
Psychology 86 86
Social Sciences 50 50
Visual and Performing Arts 45 45
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 41 41
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 37 37
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 34 34
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 24 24
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 24 24
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 22 22
Legal Professions and Studies 15 15
Mathematics and Statistics 14 14
Precision Production 12 12
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11 11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11 11
History 11 11
English Language and Literature & Letters 11 11
Physical Sciences 9 9
Education 7 7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 7 7
Construction Trades 7 7
Engineering 7 7
Architecture and Related Services 4 4
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 2 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1 1
Personal and Culinary Services
Grand Total1,7121,712

A total of 1,712 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at College of the Sequoias.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate29%26%32%
  • Full-time retention rate - 67%
  • Part-time retention rate - 43%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff538
Instructional FTE299
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.cos.edu
Address915 S. Mooney Blvd
Visalia, California, 93277-2214
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
Phone5597303700