College Search helps you research colleges and universities, find schools that match your preferences, and add schools to a personal watch list.

www.collegeboard.org

Canada College

Redwood City, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

4200 Farm Hill Blvd

Redwood City, CA 94061-1030

www.canadacollege.edu

Admission Office

4200 Farm Hill Boulevard

Redwood City, CA 94061

(650) 306-3226

Fax : (650) 306-3113

canadaadmissions@smccd.edu

Contact : Ruth Miller

Registrar

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Hispanic-Serving Institution

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

College Board Code: 4109

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 6,357

In-State Tuition : $1,440.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $9,390.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Mar 2

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Hispanic-Serving Institution

Most Popular Majors

Associates
Liberal Arts : 15.0%
Health Professions : 13.0%
Psychology : 12.0%
Social Sciences : 12.0%
Business/Marketing : 10.0%
Family and Consumer Sciences : 9.0%
Interdisciplinary Studies : 7.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A C
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping C
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A C
Business Administration and Management, General A C
Fashion Merchandising A C
Retail Management C
Small Business Administration/Management A C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric A

Communications Technologies & Support Services
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects A C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Graphics C
Computer Science A
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design C

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching A C

Engineering
Engineering, General A

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General A

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Apparel and Textile Manufacture A C
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management A C
Child Care Provider/Assistant A C

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature A

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder C
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist A
Medical/Clinical Assistant A C
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer A

History
History, General A

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal A C

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies A C
Humanities/Humanistic Studies A
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A C

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General A

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences A
Nutrition Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Exercise Science and Kinesiology A

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General A
Geology/Earth Science, General A
Physics, General A

Psychology
Psychology, General A

Public Administration & Social Services
Human Services, General A C

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Economics, General A
Geography A
Political Science and Government, General A
Social Sciences, General A
Sociology A

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General A
Dance, General A
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General A
Fashion/Apparel Design A C
Interior Design A C
Music, General A
Visual and Performing Arts, General A

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Cooperative Education

Cross-Registration

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Independent Study

Internships

Honors Program

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

700 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries

Wireless network available

Computer repair service available on campus

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Geographic Location : 30 miles from San Francisco, 30 miles from San Jose.

Small City

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 6,357

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 3,177

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 32

In state students : 98.0%

Out of state students : 2.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : Free speech areas have been designated on campus to maximize the opportunity for free discussion and expression, while minimizing the potential for disruption of classroom and college activities. All free speech organizations, vendors, and any on campus posting must first go through the Center for Student Life and Leadership Development. In order to promote a healthy learning environment, there are designated smoking areas on campus.

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Colts

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Health services

Personal counseling

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Employment services for undergraduates

Economically disadvantaged students services

Financial aid counseling

Legal services

Minority students services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Pre-admission summer program

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

Y

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Golf

Women's Intercollegiate

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Tennis

Women's Intercollegiate

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Special admission requirements for radiologic technology programs, middle college and college for working adults.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Credit is given for AP test toward General Education of Associate Degree, California State University General Education certification and intersegmental General Education (IGETC) transfer curriculum certification.

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

From the college: The AP credit will not be used for Admission purposes, but math and English Composition/literature AP exams may be used to as Multiple Measure to place students in Math and English courses.

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

Art History

3

3

--

All

Biology

3

4

--

All

Calculus AB

3

3

--

All

Calculus BC

3

3

--

All

Calculus BC: AB Subscore

3

3

--

All

Chemistry

3

4

--

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

--

All

English Literature and Composition

3

6

--

All

Environmental Science

3

4

--

All

European History

3

3

--

All

French Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

German Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Human Geography

3

3

--

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Latin

3

3

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

--

All

Microeconomics

3

3

--

All

Physics 1

3

4

--

All

Physics 2

3

4

--

All

Physics B

3

4

--

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

--

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

--

All

Psychology

3

3

--

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

3

--

All

Statistics

3

3

--

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

United States History

3

3

--

All

World History: Modern

3

3

--

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Literature

50

3

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

3

Biology

50

3

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

3

Chemistry

50

3

English Literature

50

3

Financial Accounting

50

3

French I

50

6

French II

59

12

German I

50

6

German II

60

12

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

--

3

Humanities

--

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

--

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

--

3

Introductory Business Law

--

3

Introductory Psychology

--

3

Introductory Sociology

--

3

Natural Science

--

3

Pre Calculus

--

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

--

3

Principles of Management

--

3

Principles of Marketing

--

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Spanish I

50

6

Spanish II

63

12

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 2

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Margie Carrington

Financial aid office phone : (650) 306-3307

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $46.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $311.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$1,440.00

$1,440.00

$1,440.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$9,390.00

$9,390.00

$9,390.00

Room only:

--

$13,293.00

$5,247.00

Books and supplies:

$1,854.00

$1,854.00

$1,854.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$3,006.00

$3,276.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$1,233.00

$1,098.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$3,294.00

$20,826.00

$12,915.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$11,244.00

$28,776.00

$20,865.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 1

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Re-entry advisor

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Transfer center

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $50.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $9,390.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $13,293.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $311.00

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 56

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser