Gavilan College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 35%

Gavilan College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)5,9952,8843,111

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
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 Humanities462462
Health Professions and Related Programs162162
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service115115
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services8080
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs5454
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians3838
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies2424
Personal and Culinary Services2323
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2121
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences2020
Visual and Performing Arts1818
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1515
Social Sciences1313
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1111
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1010
Biological and Biomedical Sciences99
English Language and Literature & Letters55
Mathematics and Statistics55
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services22
Philosophy and Religious Studies11
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
City population49,000