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Taft College

Taft, CA 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Taft College

Taft College Overview

Taft College is a public school in the small town setting of Taft, California. Taft College was founded in 1922 and enrolls 9,500 undergrads and no graduate students. Taft College ensures housing for up to 160 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 92% of students spend their weekends on campus.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Taft College!

Love music or performing?

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

There are no fraternities or sororities at Taft College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

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

2022 Taft 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 $7,968

Is Taft College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how competitive a university is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Taft College offers and if the college might be a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Taft 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.

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 Taft College Graduates

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

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

Taft 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.

Taft College's endowment was valued at $0 thousand in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Taft College

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 Taft 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 available 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! No one should ever pay to fill out 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 Taft College.

Based on this information, is Taft College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Taft College a good school for you?

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Where is Taft College Located?

Taft College is located in the small town setting of Taft, California.

If you are interested in seeing Taft College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 119 to Taft, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bakersfield Airpark.

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

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College Info

29 Cougar Court Taft, CA 93268

Campus Setting: Small Town

Taft College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

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

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Taft College is Aug 1.

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

Taft College ACT Scores

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Taft College SAT Scores

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Taft College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$9,236

In State

$16,100

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$1,104
$7,968
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$6,980
$6,980
Books
$1,152
$1,152

Student Life

Wondering what life at Taft College is like? There are approximately 9,500 students enrolled at Taft College. 5% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from CA and 5% percent of students are from other states.

5%

Full Time

95%

Part Time

95%

In State

5%

Out-of-State

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

9,500

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,104

Out-of-State

$7,968

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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