Taft College

Fully accredited, part of the California Community Colleges System and located in Taft California you’ll find Taft College. Taft is one of very few community colleges in the state of California that has student dormitories right on campus.

Like many community colleges, Taft offers Associate of Science and Associate of Arts degrees and a number of certificate programs. In addition, Taft has a student-focus to help prepare them for transfer to a 4-year institution or for advancement in their current career. Taft has transfer agreements with California State University as well as the University of California.

Taft boasts a large Children’s Center (the largest of any California community college). The college has also been offering the dental hygiene program since the early 1990s. Their Dental Hygiene Clinic is a great place for students to practice what they have learned as it is open to the public. In addition, Taft also runs the TIL (Transition to Independent Living) program. This program is designed to teach adults all they need to know to live on their own.

Through ETUDES, a distance learning course management system, Taft College offers students the opportunity to college courses online as they work toward earning their degree. Online learning and online courses are ideal for working adults and aspiring professionals who want to earn a college degree but are unable to attend a campus-based program.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (661) 763-7700
Address: 29 Emmons Park Drive, Taft, California 93268
Institution Type: Public, 2-year
Size: Medium ( 5,300+ undergrad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Associate
In-State Tuition $ 837
Out-of-State Tuition $ 5,742
Online Degrees Offered: YES
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 35 to 1
Website Address: www.taftcollege.edu
Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees CERT AA/AS
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
Business Administration and Management
Business Commerce
Office Management and Supervision
Special Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Child Care Provider Assistant
Health Professions and Related Programs
Dental Hygiene Hygienist
Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Police Science
Legal Professions and Studies
Court Reporting Court Reporter
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Humanities Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education Fitness
Social Sciences
Social Sciences
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