College of Marin: Narrative Description

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835 College Ave.
Kentfield, CA 94904
Tel: (415)457-8811
Admissions: (415)485-9417
Fax: (415)883-2632
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State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of California Community College System. Awards transfer associate and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1926. Setting: 410-acre small town campus with easy access to San Francisco. Total enrollment: 6,516. 50% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements:

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

Costs Per Year:

State resident tuition: $0 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $3984 full-time, $166 per unit part-time. Mandatory fees: $432 full-time, $18 per unit part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. 85,000 books and 500 serials. 25 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Kentfield is suburban community in a beautiful countryside across the Golden Gate from San Francisco. Located on a peninsula with the Pacific Ocean on one side and San Francisco Bay on the other. A mild climate averaging 70 degrees; average rainfall 36 inches per year. The Golden Gate bus line serves the area. Entertainment and recreational facilities are close by and shopping facilities are good. Good opportunities for part-time employment.

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