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Coastline Community College Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Coastline Community College, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Coastline Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Coastline Community College was awarded 19 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Coastline Community College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Coastline Community College?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Coastline Community College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Coastline Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Coastline Community College, the student to faculty ratio is 35 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

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Coastline Community College is 18%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  18 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Coastline Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Coastline Community College this rate is 52%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  52 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at Coastline Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 10,977 undergraduates at Coastline Community College with 1,370 being full-time and 9,607 being part-time.

Coastline Community College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

Coastline Community College scored 50.98 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  50.98 out of 100
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How Much Does Coastline Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Coastline Community College is $9,519. 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 Coastline Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Coastline Community College, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $6,561 a year. That adds up to $26,244 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Coastline Community College is 21.6%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Coastline Community College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Coastline Community College make about $35,100 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 12% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Coastline Community College make the most money.

Location of Coastline Community College

Located in Fountain Valley, California, Coastline Community College is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Location of Coastline Community College

Contact details for Coastline Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 11460 Warner Ave., Fountain Valley, CA 92708-2597
Phone: 714-546-7600

Coastline Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Coastline Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Coastline Community College

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 2017-2018, 9,702 students took at least one online class at Coastline Community College. This is an increase from the 9,662 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 9,702 8,804
2016-2017 9,662 8,753
2015-2016 9,227 8,265
2014-2015 9,776 8,677
2013-2014 9,603 8,425

Learn more about online learning at Coastline Community 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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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