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Gavilan College

Gilroy, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

5055 Santa Teresa Blvd

Gilroy, CA 95020-9578

www.gavilan.edu

Admission Office

5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard

Gilroy, CA 95020

(408) 848-4735

Fax : (408) 848-4940

Contact : Candice Whitney

Director of Admissions and Records

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: 4678

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 6,829

In-State Tuition : $1,418.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $9,368.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Rural

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 : Jun 30

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 : 61.0%
Health Professions : 18.0%
Education : 6.0%
Security and Protective Services : 6.0%

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
Ecology A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting C
Business/Commerce, General A C
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry C
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services C
Management Information Systems, General C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Journalism A
Speech Communication and Rhetoric A

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Graphics A C
Computer Programming/Programmer, General C
Computer and Information Sciences, General A C
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician C

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching C

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

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature A

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training C
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary C
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide C
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A

History
History, General A

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician A C
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician C

Personal & Culinary Services
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General A C

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy A

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

Psychology
Psychology, General A

Public Administration & Social Services
Human Services, General C

Security & Protective Services
Corrections A C
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 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 History, Criticism and Conservation A
Art/Art Studies, General A
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General A
Fine/Studio Arts, General A
Music Performance, General A
Music, General A
Technical Theater/Theater Design and Technology 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

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

600 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : golf course, hiking trails

Geographic Location : 35 miles from San Jose.

Large Town

Rural

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 6,829

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 3,358

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 31

Full time students average age : 25

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : The Rambler

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is not allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Rams

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Financial aid counseling

Health services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Comprehensive services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

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

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

Y

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

Y

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

Y

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Soccer

Women's Intercollegiate

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

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

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: Gavilan College grants up to six semester units of transfer credit for each College Board Advanced Placement Exam on which a student receives a score of 3 or higher. AP results must be submitted to the Office of Admissions and Records with a request for evaluation.

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: Submitting AP test scores of 3 and above enables students to earn credit for college level coursework, and fast track their education, allowing them to complete their Associate's degree sooner. It's a fantastic way to jump start their academic career!

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

Art 2A

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

Art 13

All

Art History

3

3

ART 1A

All

Biology

3

4

BIO 10

All

Calculus AB

3

3

MATH 8B

All

4

4

MATH 1A

All

Calculus BC

3

4

MATH 1A

All

4

4

MATH 1B

All

Chemistry

3

4

CHEM 30A

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

POLS 3

All

Computer Science A

3

3

CSIS 45

All

Drawing

3

3

Art 3A

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

ENGL 1A

All

English Literature and Composition

3

6

ENGL 1A & ENGL 1B

All

Environmental Science

3

4

ECOL 1

All

European History

3

3

HIST 7A

All

French Language and Culture

3

5

--

All

German Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Human Geography

3

3

GEOG 2

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Latin

3

3

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECON 1

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECON 2

All

Music Theory

3

3

MUS 3A

All

Physics B

3

4

PHYS 2A

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

PHYS 4B

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

PHYS 4A

All

Psychology

3

3

PSYC 10

All

Seminar

3

--

--

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

5

SPAN 2A

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

3

--

All

Statistics

3

3

MATH 5

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

POLS 1

All

United States History

3

3

HIST 1

All

World History: Modern

3

3

HIST 4A

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

47

--

American Literature

46

--

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

49

--

Biology

46

--

Calculus with Elementary Functions

47

--

Chemistry

47

--

College Algebra

45

--

English Literature

46

--

French I

41

--

German I

40

--

History of United States I

45

--

History of United States II

45

--

Human Growth and Development

45

--

Information Systems and Computer Applications

47

--

Introduction to Educational Psychology

46

--

Introductory Business Law

51

--

Introductory Psychology

47

--

Introductory Sociology

47

--

Principles of Macroeconomics

48

--

Principles of Management

47

--

Principles of Marketing

48

--

Principles of Microeconomics

47

--

Spanish I

41

--

Western Civilization I

46

--

Western Civilization II

47

--

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Jun 30

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Veronica Martinez

Financial aid office phone : (408) 848-4727

Financial Aid Forms

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

FAFSA

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

State/District Residency

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$1,418.00

$1,418.00

$1,418.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$9,368.00

$9,368.00

$9,368.00

Room only:

--

$11,493.00

$4,588.00

Books and supplies:

$1,746.00

$1,746.00

$1,746.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$2,871.00

$3,132.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,278.00

$1,278.00

$1,134.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$4,442.00

$18,806.00

$12,018.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$12,392.00

$26,756.00

$19,968.00

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): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 45

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 45

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

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

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: $100.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $9,368.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $11,493.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: --

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: 79

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students