Taft College: Ranking & Review

Taft Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 2094 7070
Top 42%

Taft College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

2,227 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,159 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Taft 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.

Taft College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $11,919 $18,939
Off-campus $20,796 $27,816
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $5,415 and other expenses per full academic year.

Taft College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 72 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,410 $8,430
Fees for full-time undergraduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $236

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 90 90
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 81 81
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 66 66
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 51 51
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 47 47
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 46 46
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 45 45
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 41 41
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 27 27
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 27 27
Precision Production 23 23
Psychology 19 19
Social Sciences 11 11
History 9 9
English Language and Literature & Letters 9 9
Visual and Performing Arts 6 6
Mathematics and Statistics 6 6
Physical Sciences 3 3
Engineering 2 2
Education 2 2
Legal Professions and Studies 2 2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1 1
Grand Total614614

A total of 614 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Taft College.

Graduation rate39%36%41%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 12%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff220
Instructional FTE72
Research FTE1
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.taftcollege.edu
Address29 Cougar Court
Taft, California, 93268
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Distant