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Southern California College Of Optometry

Overview of Southern California College Of Optometry

Fullerton, CA is home to Southern California College of Optometry. Fullerton is a medium-sized city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Southern California College of Optometry go up to the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. Students commonly pursue studies in medicine.

Southern California College of Optometry Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants.

Faculty

Southern California College of Optometry maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Southern California College of Optometry is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Body

The school has 385 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008).

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Southern California College of Optometry

Southern California College of Optometry
2575 Yorba Linda Blvd
Fullerton , CA 92831-1699
General Phone: (714) 870-7226
http://www.scco.edu

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Southern California College of Optometry Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine92optometry

Number of programs and degrees for Southern California College of Optometry in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Doctor's degree - professional practice921

Southern California College of Optometry Student Body

In 2007-2008, Southern California College of Optometry had a total enrollment of 385 students (385 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
(Foreign Students) 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 37%
25-29 55%
30-34 6%
35-39 1%
40-49 0%

Southern California College of Optometry Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Fullerton, 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.

Southern California College of Optometry Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Southern California College of Optometry participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 123000)

Southern California College of Optometry Faculty

Southern California College of Optometry 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
Professorcalendar year7$115,6021*
Associate professorcalendar year2*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year8$78,1519$81,374
Instructorcalendar year1*3$68,773
All faculty totalcalendar year18$97,13515$80,979

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

Southern California College of Optometry Degree Programs (2007)

Medicine
Optometry (OD)

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Southern California College of Optometry Highlights

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What Sets Southern California College of Optometry Apart:

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% of degrees in medicine
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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 8%Southern California College of Optometry Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 12%Southern California College of Optometry Salaries of full-time faculty
Minority % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Southern California College of Optometry Minority % of student body
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Southern California College of Optometry Female % of student body

Notable:
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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