Golden West College (GWC)

Huntington Beach, CA

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Golden West College

Golden West College

Golden West College Student Essentials

Golden West College Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Rustler Bob
Website: www.goldenwestcollege.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $ 1,172
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 5,204
Retention Rate: 76%
Enrollment: 18,155
Year Established: 1966

About GWC

Golden West College is a great starting point for Orange County, California residents who wish to transfer to a four-year university or start a career at a reasonable cost.

Located in beautiful Huntington Beach, Golden West College is part of the California community college system and, therefore, has transfer agreements with all of the UC and Cal State Universities.

Students interested in transferring to a four-year university may obtain degrees in everything from Psychology to Theatre to Vietnamese languages.

Golden West also has degree and certificate programs for those who wish to dive directly into the workforce. Some of these vocational options include Cosmetology, Business, Nursing, Criminal Justice, and Floral Design.

Transfer fairs, which feature representatives from California universities and individual counseling on career planning, are some of the services available to Golden West students.

A dozen academic counselors, each of whom specializes in different subject-areas may also help guide you in your educational plans. Disability, vocational rehabilitation and health center services are available as well.

Financial aid may be granted to eligible students to cover tuition or other fees. Financial aid sources include the Cal Grant, scholarships, fee waivers and loans.

GWC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

100% of students gave Golden West College 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Overall Rating

I think that Golden West overall as a college is wonderful. The campus is beautiful and the student body seems to be quite pleasant. The campus is easy to get around and the staff have been very helpful. If I did not know about Golden West and was not attending, I would hope that someone would recommend this college to me. I am grateful to be a student here at Golden West!


GWC Map & Location

Golden West College
15744 Goldenwest St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92647


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Getting Around GWC

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Huntington Beach, CA

Winter
Dec
69
46
Jan
70
47
Feb
70
48
Spring
Mar
72
50
Apr
74
53
May
76
57
Summer
Jun
78
60
Jul
83
63
Aug
85
64
Fall
Sep
84
62
Oct
80
58
Nov
74
51

GWC Students

Total Students 18,155

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 26%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 36%
  • Asian: 29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 6%
Latino 26%
African American 2%
Caucasian 36%
Asian 29%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Unknown and Other 6%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 24%
Part-Time 76%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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Golden West College

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