Citrus College

Citrus College

Citrus College is a community college established in 1915 by educator Floyd S. Hayden. The college enrolls close to 12,000 students every year. Associate degrees and certificate programs in arts, sciences, performing arts, and business are awarded to the students of Citrus College. Apart from this, there are also distance education and continuing education programs.

The Citrus College athletics teams go by the name of Fighting Owls, and the team colors are blue and white. There are separate men's and women's teams for basketball, golf, soccer and water polo. The college also has baseball, cross-country, football, softball, volleyball, swimming and track and field teams.

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Citrus College
1000 W Foothill Blvd
Glendora , CA 91741-1899
General Phone: (626) 963-0323

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Citrus College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts419English language and literature, liberal arts and sciences, library science, social services
Beauty and Cosmetology190cosmetology
Business and Management147business, business management, accounting, sales and marketing
Science108biological and physical sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine81EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, home health aide
Art Studies76visual and performing arts
Security and Law Enforcement56criminal justice and police
Music51music management
Mechanics and Repair50electrical installation and repair, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, small engine mechanics
Family and Social Work28child development
Medical Support and Technology24health service and sciences, dental assistant, medical assistant
Engineering Technician20HVAC tech, water quality and recycling tech, drafting, architectural drafting
Conservation and Resource Management7forestry
Construction Trades7construction trades
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy3health and physical education
Computer Science and Engineering3computer graphics, system administration
Photography and Commercial Art2commercial art, photography
Drama and Performing Arts1dance courses, theatre design
Office and Administration1office management, administrative assistant
Medicine0health professions
Media0digital communications
Design0graphic design
Fine Arts0ceramics
Education and Teaching0early childhood special ed
Medical Administration0health unit coordinator

Number of programs and degrees for Citrus College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year17520
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years034
Associate's degree84924
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years25012

Citrus College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Citrus College had a total enrollment of 11,467 students (8,891 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 28%
Black 6%
Hispanic 42%
Asian 10%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 11%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 31%
20-21 21%
22-24 16%
25-29 11%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 3%
65+ 1%

Citrus College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %
Part-Time 41 %

Citrus College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Glendora, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Citrus College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 632
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 632
Books and supplies $ 1,566

Financial Aid:
Citrus College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 116600)

Citrus College Faculty

Citrus College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1123
Non-tenured and not on tenure track10

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year3$90,37413$86,170
All faculty totalcalendar year3$90,37413$86,170

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year85$82,87771$79,576
All faculty totalacademic year85$82,87771$79,576

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Citrus College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Graphics
System Administration/Administrator

Conservation And Resource Management
Forestry, General

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, Other

Graphic Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, Other
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Education And Teaching
Education/Teaching Individuals - Early Childhood Spec Ed Pgms

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Mgmt & Recycling Tech

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Fine Arts
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library Science/Librarianship
Social Sciences, General

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

Medical Administration
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Music Management and Merchandising

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Office Management and Supervision

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Biological and Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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What Sets Citrus College Apart:

Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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% of degrees in art studies
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% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
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Number of students
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Salaries of full-time faculty
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% of degrees in conservation and resource management
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Top 12%Citrus College % of degrees in conservation and resource management
% of degrees in music
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Top 14%Citrus College % of degrees in music
% of degrees in science
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Top 16%Citrus College % of degrees in science
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 17%Citrus College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Minority % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Citrus College Minority % of student body
Number of degree programs
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Top 19%Citrus College Number of degree programs

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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