Quick Facts

Institution Characteristics
Founded: 1966
Description: Public, 2-year, commuter (no on-campus housing), semester term
Located: Huntington Beach, CA
Degree Offered: Associate of Arts (AA)
Majors Available: 45
Areas of Emphasis: 8
Certificates of Achievement Offered: 22
Certificates of Specialization Offered: 11
California Resident Tuition: $46 per unit
Out-of-State Tuition: $214 per unit
International Student Tuition: $260 per unit

2011-12 Credit, Resident Full-Time Equivalent Students (FTES): 10,259
2011-12 Credit, Non-Resident (FTES): 357

2011-12 Distance Education Enrollment (FTES): 1,302 (13.4% of Total)

2011-12 Unrestricted General Fund Adopted Budget: $44,725,128
2011-12 Categorical/Restricted General Fund Adopted Budget: $6,638,376

2013 Fall GWC Staffing
Full-Time Faculty: 125
Part-Time Faculty: 294
Educational Administrators: 16
Classified: 183

Student Characteristics (2012-2013)

Total Enrollment Annual Unduplicated Headcount: 15,798

Part-Time (<12 units): 64%
Full-Time (12+ units): 36%

Female 53%
Male 46%

< 19 yrs 28%
20-24 yrs   40%
25-29 yrs   14%
30-49 yrs 14%
50+ yrs  3%

African American 2%
Asian 28%
Hispanic 28%
Other 7%
White Non-Hispanic 32%
Two or More Races 4%

Program Awards
Degrees Awarded: 916
Certificates Awarded: 953

Transfers
to CSU: 549
to UC: 111

Number of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 8,668
Total Amount of Financial Aid Awarded to Students: $6,387,935