Academic Overview

College of the Canyons is a Public, 2-4 years school located in Santa Clarita, California. For the academic year 2020-2021, the tuition & fees are $1,156 for California residents and $7,804 for other students on average. It offers 111 degree programs through 9 Certificate, 72 Associate's programs. The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $45,800.
Directory Information and Key Academic Statistics
TypePublic, 2-4 years
Address26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, CA
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021) »In-State$1,156
Student Population »20,850 Total Enrollment
Graduation Rate »38%
Transfer-out Rate13%
Retention Rate76% (Full-time)
50% (Part-time)
Average Financial Aid »$2,724
Students to Faculty26:1 (3.85%)
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$45,800

2021 Tuition & Fees

The 2021 tuition & fees are $1,156 for California residents and $7,804 for out-of-state students at College of the Canyons. Its tuition & fees are cheaper than the average tuition ($8,400) over public community colleges in California. The following table shows the 2020-2021 tuition & fees, books & supplies, and living costs at College of the Canyons. Then, we compare its costs to California community colleges and all U.S. community colleges. In addition, the chart shows the changes in tuition over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs at the school. You can check more comprehensive tuition information on the cost of attendance page.
Cost of AttendanceComparisonTuition Trends
2021 Cost Of Attendance
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Tuition & Fees$1,156$7,804
Books & Supplies$1,080
Off-Campus Living Costs$21,222
Average Financial Aid$2,724
Cost of Attendance$23,458$30,106
After Financial Aid$20,734$27,382
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$45,800
2021 Tuition & Fees and Comparison
California ResidentsOut-of-State Students
College of the Canyons$1,156$7,804
Public Community Colleges in California$1,552$8,400
Public Community Colleges in U.S.$4,627$8,312
Tuition Trends

Offered Degrees/Programs By Area of Study

College of the Canyons offers Certificate and Associate's programs - 9 Certificate, 72 Associate's. The following table summarizes the number of offered programs by degree types.
Total Number of Programs
Total Programs972NOT OFFERED
The next tables list each major program with offered degrees and online availability. The number on each column denotes the conferred degree of the program. The numbers include completers through on-campus classes and partially online classes as well as only online classes. Only in Classroom means that the program is offered only on-site classes and not offered denotes that the school does not offer the program.

You may want to see all schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Communications Technologies
Computer And Information Sciences
Personal And Culinary Services
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Social Sciences
Construction Trades
Mechanics and Repairers
Precision Production Trades
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Student Population

There are 20,850 students at College of the Canyons including both full-time and part-time students. By gender, 9,993 male students and 9,096 female students are attending the school. The following table shows the total number of students by gender and attending status at the school. You can check more enrollment information of the school.
Student Population
Male Students9,9933,0796,914
Female Students9,0962,9616,135

Distance Learning (Online Degree/Program) Student Population

At College of the Canyons, there are 19,089 students including in both full-time and part-time status. Of that, 7,743 students were attending classes through distance learning (2,378 students are enrolled exclusively and 5,365 are enrolled in some online courses) .
Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment19,089
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,378
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses5,365
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses11,346

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