Coastline Community College

Coastline Community College

Coastline Community College is a community college, located in Fountain Valley, California. It was founded in 1976 and is a part of the Coast Community College District. The College offers associate in arts degrees and various other career and technical courses.

Unlike other colleges, Coastline college does not have a traditional campus. It provides instruction in more than 8 different cities at approximately 50 sites located throughout the Coast Community College District. These teaching sites include various banks, senior centers, high schools, office buildings, shopping malls and many other facilities.

Coastline is the first college to offer an all- inclusive degree available through content designed for distribution via a Pocket PC or other mobile learning devices like cellphones, iPods etc.

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Contacting Coastline Community College

Coastline Community College
11460 Warner Ave
Fountain Valley , CA 92708-2597
General Phone: (714) 546-7600

Coastline Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts1,165American studies, Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, humanities, economics, political science, sociology, history ...
Law48legal secretary, legal assistant
Business and Management19business management, accounting, small business management, retail
Construction Trades18building inspector
Family and Social Work6adult development and aging, human services
Science and Laboratory Technician5chemical tech
Office and Administration3data entry, office management, administrative assistant
Computer Science and Engineering2web design, computer graphics, computer networking, webmastering, computer support
Real Estate and Construction Management2real estate
Therapy and Counseling1psychology
Art Studies1visual and performing arts
Medical Support and Technology0medical assistant
Science0biological and physical sciences
Media0digital communications, desktop publishing and imaging
Education and Teaching0education
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0health and physical education

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1,19827
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years026
Award of less than 1 academic year7210
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years11

Coastline Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Coastline Community College had a total enrollment of 9,316 students (5,933 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 38%
Black 9%
Hispanic 17%
Asian 23%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 11%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 4%
20-21 7%
22-24 11%
25-29 15%
30-34 12%
35-39 12%
40-49 18%
50-64 11%
65+ 4%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

State unknown9%

Coastline Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 37 %

Coastline Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Fountain Valley, 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.

Coastline Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 501
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,357
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Coastline Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2063500)

Coastline Community College Faculty

Coastline Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year0*13$105,689
All faculty totalcalendar year0*13$105,689

*: 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 year9$88,68219$93,158
All faculty totalacademic year9$88,68219$93,158

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

Coastline Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Retailing and Retail Operations
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Graphics
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Construction Trades
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector

Education And Teaching
Education, General

Family And Social Work
Adult Development and Aging
Human Services, General

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
Office Management and Supervision

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Biological and Physical Sciences

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Coastline Community College Apart:

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

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