College of the Sequoias: Ranking & Review

Visalia
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College of the Sequoias Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Enrolled total (including graduate students)12,2775,2647,013

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 Humanities531531
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences214214
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service189189
Health Professions and Related Programs179179
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services107107
Psychology8686
Social Sciences5050
Visual and Performing Arts4545
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences4141
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3737
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians3434
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies2424
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields2424
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2222
Legal Professions and Studies1515
Mathematics and Statistics1414
Precision Production1212
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1111
History1111
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1111
English Language and Literature & Letters1111
Physical Sciences99
Engineering77
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services77
Education77
Construction Trades77
Architecture and Related Services44
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services22
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
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
City population124,000
Phone5597303700