GWC 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

2012 Fall GWC Staffing
Full-Time Faculty: 125
Part-Time Faculty: 256
Educational Administrators: 16
Classified: 189

Student Characteristics (2011-12)

Total Enrollment Annual Unduplicated Headcount: 17,773

Part-Time (<12 units): 64.6%
Full-Time (12+ units): 35.4%

Female 54%
Male 46%

< 18 yrs 2%
18 & 19 yrs 25%
20-24 yrs   39%
25-29 yrs   15%
30-49 yrs 15%
50+ yrs   4%

African American 2%
Asian 28%
Hispanic 26%
Other 5%
White Non-Hispanic 35%
Two or More Races 4%

Program Awards
Degrees Awarded: 738
Certificates Awarded: 855

Transfers
to CSU: 611
to UC: 92

Number of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 8,588 (48.3%)
Total Amount of Financial Aid Awarded to Students: $22,018,382