Citrus College: Narrative Description

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1000 West Foothill Blvd.
Glendora, CA 91741-1899
Tel: (626)963-0323; Web Site:

Description: State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of California Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1915. Setting: 104-acre small town campus with easy access to Los Angeles. Total enrollment: 11,703. 1% Native American, 41% Hispanic, 6% black, 13% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 21% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT ASSET required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/1.

Costs Per Year: State resident tuition: $0 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $4886 full-time, $150 per unit part-time. Mandatory fees: $386 full-time, $11 per unit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 40 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government, AGS Honor Society, International Student Association, Cosmetology Club. Major annual events: Fall Fest, Spring Fest, Club Rush. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Hayden Library with 45,091 books, 133 serials, 4,752 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 1,100 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: See Azusa Pacific University

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