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Golden West College

Huntington Beach, CA 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate104%
Acceptance Rate104%

About Golden West College

Golden West College Overview

Golden West College is a public school in the suburban setting of Huntington Beach, California. Golden West College was founded in 1965 and now enrolls around 11,682 students per year year, which includes 11,682 undergraduates.

Student Activities at Golden West College

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

Golden West 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? Golden West College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Golden West College on the Student Life page.

2022 Golden West College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $3,987

Is Golden West College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how selective a university is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Golden West College offers and if the school might be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Golden West College

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

Around 67% of students who start at Golden West College return the next 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 Outlook Golden West College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

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

Golden West College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Golden West College's endowment was valued at $11.3 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $3,838 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Golden West 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.

First-year students that attend Golden West College full-time are awarded $3,987 a year in financial aid, on average.

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 early. 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 Golden West College.

Based on this information, does Golden West College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Golden West College a good school for you?

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Where is Golden West College?

Golden West College is located in the suburban setting of Huntington Beach, California, in the suburbs of Los Angeles and Orange County.

If you want to see Golden West College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 405 to Huntington Beach, or book a flight to the nearest airport, John Wayne , Orange County (SNA).

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Golden West College and Huntington Beach are like without leaving home.

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College Info

PO Box 2748, 15744 Golden West Street Huntington Beach, CA 92647-2748

Campus Setting: Suburban

Golden West College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

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

Golden West College ACT Scores

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Golden West College SAT Scores

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Golden West College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$1,330

In State

$1,330

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
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Fees
$1,330
$1,330
Housing
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Golden West College is like? There are approximately 11,682 students enrolled at Golden West College. 25% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from CA and 3% percent of students are from other states.

25%

Full Time

62%

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

11,682

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

104%

Tuition and Fees

In State

Unknown

Out-of-State

Unknown

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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