Mt. San Antonio College: Narrative Description

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1100 North Grand Ave.
Walnut, CA 91789-1399
Tel: (909)594-5611; 800-672-2463; Admissions: (909)594-5611; Web Site:

Description: District-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of California Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1946. Setting: 421-acre suburban campus with easy access to Los Angeles. Total enrollment: 26,440. Full-time: 7,971 students, 52% women, 48% men. Part-time: 18,469 students, 58% women, 42% men. Students come from 51 states and territories, 0.5% Native American, 39% Hispanic, 6% black, 24% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, 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. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required for some: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/22. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: State resident tuition: $0 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $3600 full-time, $150 per unit part-time. Mandatory fees: $480 full-time, $18 per unit part-time, $24 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run radio station. Most popular organizations: Alpha Gamma Sigma, Muslim Student Association, student government, Asian Student Association, Kasama-Filipino Student Organization. Major annual events: Cinco de Mayo, Asian Awareness Week, Join-a-Club. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. Learning Resources Center with 64,291 books, 20,857 microform titles, 753 serials, 6,494 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 1,200 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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