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Gavilan College

Gilroy, CA 2-Year Public
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About Gavilan College

Gavilan College Overview

Gavilan College is a public school in a rural setting in Gilroy, California. Gavilan College was founded in 1919 and the school enrolls around 5,267 students per year, including 5,267 undergraduate students.

Student Activities at Gavilan College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Gavilan College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Gavilan College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Gavilan College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Gavilan College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Gavilan College on the Student Life page.

2022 Gavilan College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $1,104
Out-of-State $7,176

Is Gavilan College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how competitive a college is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer sense of what Gavilan College offers and if it seems like a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Gavilan College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Gavilan College, around 69% return for their sophomore year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Gavilan College Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Gavilan College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Gavilan College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Gavilan College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Gavilan College.

Based on this information, how does Gavilan College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Gavilan College a good school for you?

If Gavilan College seems like a school you want to apply to, click the heart button to save it to your college list.


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Where is Gavilan College Located?

Gavilan College is located in the rural setting of Gilroy, California, in the suburbs of San Jose.

If you would like to see Gavilan College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 101 to Gilroy, or book a flight to the nearest airport, San Jose International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Gavilan College and Gilroy are like without leaving home.

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College Info

5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard Gilroy, CA 95020-9599

Campus Setting: Rural

Gavilan College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Gavilan College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Gavilan College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Gavilan College ACT Scores

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Gavilan College SAT Scores

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Gavilan College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$1,166

In State

$7,214

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$1,104
$7,152
Fees
$62
$62
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Gavilan College is like? There are approximately 5,267 students enrolled at Gavilan College. 34% percent of students attend school full-time.

34%

Full Time

66%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

5,267

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,166

Out-of-State

$7,214

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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