City College of San Francisco: Narrative Description

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50 Phelan Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94112-1821
Tel: (415)239-3000
Admissions: (415)239-3291
Fax: (415)239-3936
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State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of California Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1935. Setting: 56-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 106,480. Students come from 51 states and territories, 1% Native American, 16% Hispanic, 9% black, 38% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 62% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at members of The San Francisco Consortium. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: early admission. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. Louise and Claude Rosenberg, Jr. Library with 93,518 books, 774 serials, and a Web page.

Community Environment:

See San Francisco State University

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