College of Oceaneering: Narrative Description

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272 South Fries Ave.
Wilmington, CA 90744-6399
Tel: (310)834-2501; 800-432-DIVE; Admissions: (310)834-2501; Fax: (310)834-7132; Web Site:

Description: Proprietary, 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards certificates and transfer associate degrees. Setting: 5-acre suburban campus with easy access to Los Angeles. Educational spending 2002-03: $16,000 per student. Total enrollment: 272. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 598 applied, 59% were admitted. Students come from 52 states and territories, 5 other countries, 50% from out-of-state, 40% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: continuous. Advanced placement, double major, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at San Pedro/Wilmington Skills Center.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, interview, physical examination. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $50. Tuition: $16,100 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Major annual events: Graduation, cook-outs, Thanksgiving Dinner. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. 3 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed.

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