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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade C
  2. Value
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  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Safety
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  5. Student Life
    grade A
  6. Location
    grade A

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Golden West is a public college located in Huntington Beach, California in the Los Angeles Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,070 undergraduate students. The Golden West acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Hospital Management. Graduating 40% of students, Golden West alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $24,400.

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15744 Goldenwest St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
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Athletic Division
CCCAA
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Golden West College Rankings

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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
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ACT Range
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Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
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Cost

Net Price
$5,530 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,439 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
72%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
29:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 53 responses
49%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 59 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 59 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    15%
  • None
    59%
  • Some
    26%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,070 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
7,955
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
44%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Outgoing
    40%
  • Transfers
    40%
  • Stressed
    20%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
40%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
82%
National
83%

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