Gavilan College: Ranking & Review

Gilroy Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1654 5915
Top 35%

Gavilan College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

1,466 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

333 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Gavilan 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.

Gavilan College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $20,552 $25,760
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Gavilan College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,104 $6,312
Fees for full-time undergraduates $62 $62
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $263

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 462 462
Health Professions and Related Programs 162 162
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 115 115
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 80 80
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 54 54
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 38 38
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 24 24
Personal and Culinary Services 23 23
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 21 21
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 20 20
Visual and Performing Arts 18 18
Psychology 16 16
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 15 15
Social Sciences 13 13
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 11 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 10 10
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 9 9
English Language and Literature & Letters 5 5
Mathematics and Statistics 5 5
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 2 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1 1
Grand Total1,1041,104

A total of 1,104 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Gavilan College.

Graduation rate29%28%30%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 47%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff304
Instructional FTE156
Research FTE1
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address5055 Santa Teresa Blvd
Gilroy, California, 95020
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Small