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College of the Canyons Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on College of the Canyons, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is College of the Canyons 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.

College of the Canyons was awarded 28 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

College of the Canyons 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 College of the Canyons?

Acceptance Rate

College of the Canyons 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.

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College of the Canyons Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At College of the Canyons, this rate is 26 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

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 College of the Canyons is 30%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  30 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at College of the Canyons

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 75% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like College of the Canyons 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  75 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at College of the Canyons

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 19,089 undergraduates at College of the Canyons with 6,040 being full-time and 13,049 being part-time.

College of the Canyons 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.

College of the Canyons scored 42.76 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  42.76 out of 100
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How Much Does College of the Canyons Cost?

The overall average net price of College of the Canyons is $4,662. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for College of the Canyons

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$3,642 $4,860 $7,460 $8,651 $11,340

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 College of the Canyons, 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 College of the Canyons, approximately 2% of students took out student loans averaging $4,761 a year. That adds up to $19,044 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at College of the Canyons is 11.6%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do College of the Canyons Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from College of the Canyons make around $39,400 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of College of the Canyons

Located in Santa Clarita, California, College of the Canyons is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of Santa Clarita makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Location of College of the Canyons

Contact details for College of the Canyons are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, CA 91355-1899
Phone: 661-259-7800

College of the Canyons Majors

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

Online Learning at College of the Canyons

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, 7,084 students took at least one online class at College of the Canyons. This is an increase from the 6,345 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 7,084 2,227
2016-2017 6,345 1,878
2015-2016 5,208 1,460
2014-2015 5,497 2,175
2013-2014 4,132 1,090

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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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