Taft College: Review & Facts

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Taft College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,450 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1922 and is the only institution located in Taft, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
Fair
Taft College will give you the opportunity to obtain a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Taft College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical Assistant, Medical, Nursing, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
71%
Fair
It is important 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 usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Taft College student retention rate is fair at 71% (close to California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
28 : 1
High
The graduation rate at Taft College is low - 31%. Nearly 15% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at TC is a bit disappointing - 28:1. Read more about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,800
Low
Average tuition pricing is low, around $6,800 per academic year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Taft College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (661) 763-7700 or check Taft College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$1,800
Low
Taft College offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at TC, 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.

Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Taft College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 100 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is low -- roughly $1,800 per year.

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

Taft College Location and Maps



Post Address: Taft College, 29 Cougar Court, Taft, California 93268, USA
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