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Canada College Data & Information Overview

158 awards Ranking Badges
6% Student Loan Default Rate
This overview covers the essential stats on Canada College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more.
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How Well Is Canada College Ranked?

Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

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Canada College was awarded 158 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is allied health & medical assisting services.

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Overall Quality

Canada College was not ranked in College Factual's 2024 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Canada College?

Open Admissions Policy

Acceptance Rate

Canada College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Learn more about Canada College admissions.

Canada College Faculty

19 to 1 Student to Faculty
42% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Canada College, the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Canada College is 42%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  42 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Canada College

77% Freshmen Retention

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 77% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Canada College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  77 out of 100

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Canada College Undergraduate Student Diversity

592 Full-Time Undergraduates
67.2% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
54.2% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,231 undergraduates at Canada College with 592 being full-time and 4,639 being part-time.

How Much Does Canada College Cost?

$2,390 Net Price
The overall average net price of Canada College is $2,390. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Canada College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

The student loan default rate at Canada College is 6.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Canada College Graduates Make?

$47,569 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Canada College make around $47,569 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for Canada College students since it is 12% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


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Location of Canada College

California State
592 Full-Time Undergraduates
Suburb Campus Setting
Located in Redwood City, California, Canada College is a public institution. Redwood City is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Contact details for Canada College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City, CA 94061-1099
Phone: 650-306-3100

Canada College Majors

42 Majors With Completions
600 Undergraduate Degrees
Learn more about the majors offered at Canada College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Canada College

92% Take At Least One Class Online
83% Take All Classes Online

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2020-2021, 4,450 students took at least one online class at Canada College. This is an increase from the 0 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 4,450 4,011
2019-2020 0 0
2018-2019 2,170 1,295
2017-2018 1,949 1,130
2016-2017 1,852 1,046

Learn more about online learning at Canada College.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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