Crafton Hills College: Narrative Description

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11711 Sand Canyon Rd.
Yucaipa, CA 92399-1799
Tel: (909)794-2161; Admissions: (909)389-3355; Fax: (909)389-9141; Web Site:

Description: State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of California Community College System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1972. Setting: 526-acre small town campus with easy access to Los Angeles. Educational spending 2002-03: $500 per student. Total enrollment: 5,300. Students come from 19 states and territories, 12 other countries, 47% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Common Application, early admission, deferred admission. Required for some: high school transcript. Placement: ACT, SAT, SCAT, CGP, ACT ASSET, Nelson Denny Reading Test, or ACCUPLACER required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous. Preference given to district residents.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $0 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $3576 full-time, $149 per unit part-time. Mandatory fees: $432 full-time, $18 per unit part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Drama-theater group. Social organizations: 9 open to all. Major annual events: College Night, Career and College Fair, Native American Pow Wow. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Crafton Hills College Library with 65,731 books and 425 serials. 52 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: See California State University - San Bernardino

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