Skyline College: Review & Facts

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Skyline College is a large two-year, public school with 9,565 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1969 and is the only school located in San Bruno, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
38
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Skyline College.

Skyline College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 38 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Automotive and Mechanic, Medical Assistant, Medical, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against 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
79%
Skyline College student retention rate is fair at 79% (above California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Skyline College is very low - 29%. About 12% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Skyline College is a bit disappointing - 27:1. Learn more details on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,600
Average tuition prices are low - about $7,500 annually. The additional fees at Skyline College beyond tuition are around $100; which comes to $7,600 per academic year.

Read the details about Skyline 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
Skyline College will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Skyline College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (650) 738-4100 or check Skyline College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Skyline College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Skyline College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Skyline College.

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

Skyline College Location and Maps



Post Address: Skyline College, 3300 College Dr, San Bruno, California 94066-1698, USA
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