Gavilan College, Gilroy

Gilroy, CA

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Gavilan College, Gilroy

Gavilan College, Gilroy

Gavilan College, Gilroy Student Essentials

Gavilan College, Gilroy Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.gavilan.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $ 1,242
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 6,234
Retention Rate: 69%
Enrollment: 10,795
Year Established: 1919

About Gavilan College, Gilroy

Gavilan College in Gilroy, California, is a community college that offers educational and career opportunities to residents of the central California region. Gavilan’s numerous financial aid and tuition assistance programs make getting an education as affordable as possible. Gavilan’s academic associate’s degrees are designed for four-year transfer. Associate’s degree majors include:

  • Engineering
  • Media Arts
  • Music
  • Psychology

Gavilan also offers career-oriented certifications, which prepare students to work in such professions as:

  • Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • Computer Science and Information
  • Cosmetology
  • Nursing

Additional programs include distance education options and continuing education classes.

Gavilan’s student services are comprehensive and include:

  • Career counseling
  • Disability services
  • Puente
  • Tutoring
  • Writing assistance

Gavilan also participates in the TRIO program, which gives disadvantaged students the extra support they need to get an education.

Additional services include comprehensive financial aid programs. Gavilan offers tuition waivers to qualifying, low-income students and awards loans and grants to students who qualify. Gavilan offers numerous scholarships, as well. Criteria for scholarships include academic performance, intended major or cultural background.

Admission is open to anyone with a high school diploma or GED. New students must submit transcripts or GED scores and take a placement exam.

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 3.5 of 5 Stars 3 Reviews

67% of students gave Gavilan College, Gilroy 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating

I am a transfer student from Monterey Peninsula college and I was impressed with the academic work flow of Gavilan College. It's located in the hills and the campus layout is simple and scenic.


Gavilan College, Gilroy Map & Location

Gavilan College, Gilroy
5055 Santa Teresa Blvd
Gilroy, CA 95020


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Getting Around Gavilan College, Gilroy

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

4/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Gilroy, CA

Winter
Dec
61
37
Jan
61
38
Feb
64
41
Spring
Mar
69
43
Apr
73
45
May
79
49
Summer
Jun
84
53
Jul
88
55
Aug
88
55
Fall
Sep
86
53
Oct
79
49
Nov
68
42

Students

Total Students 10,795

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 40%
  • African American: 5%
  • Caucasian: 36%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 6%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 12%
Latino 40%
African American 5%
Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Unknown and Other 12%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 17%
Part-Time 83%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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