Gavilan College: Review & Facts

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Gavilan College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,670 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1919 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Gilroy, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
32
Gavilan College will give you the opportunity to receive a several-month certificate or associate's degree.

Gavilan College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 32 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical Assistant, Communication and Journalism, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
69%
The student retention rate at Gavilan College is relatively low at 69% (close to California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Gavilan College is low: 32%. Roughly 16% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Gavilan College is reasonable, 25:1. Learn more about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,300
Average tuition costs are low, around $6,200 a year. The additional fees at Gavilan College not covered by tuition are about $100, which comes to $6,300 per year.

Read the details about Gavilan College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Gavilan College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (408) 848-4800 or check Gavilan College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
Gavilan College offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Gavilan College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Gavilan College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Gavilan College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Gavilan College Location and Maps



Post Address: Gavilan College, 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy, California 95020, USA
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