Coastline Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Fountain Valley, CA

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How much is the Coastline CC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Coastline CC's tuition & fees is $1,180 for California residents and $9,964 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $24,976 for California residents and $33,760 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Coastline CC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,180
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,964
Books & Supplies Costs$1,152
Off-campus Room & Board$17,784
Off-campus Expenses$4,860
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,190
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$12,395

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Coastline CC' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $13,259.
Coastline Community College$1,180$9,964
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California 2-4 Years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Coastline CC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Coastline Community CollegeFountain Valley, CA$1,180$9,964
College of AlamedaAlameda, CA$1,148$8,684
Canada CollegeRedwood City, CA$1,332$9,508
Cerro Coso Community CollegeRidgecrest, CA$1,384$10,264
Reedley CollegeReedley, CA$1,334$9,454
Los Angeles Southwest CollegeLos Angeles, CA$1,238$10,130
Los Angeles City CollegeLos Angeles, CA$1,238$10,130
Los Angeles Mission CollegeSylmar, CA$1,238$10,130
Mendocino CollegeUkiah, CA$1,423$8,893
San Diego City CollegeSan Diego, CA$1,150$9,094
San Diego Miramar CollegeSan Diego, CA$1,150$9,094

Financial Aid and COA

At Coastline Community College, 4,128 students (61%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $2,066.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Coastline CC is $31,694 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 54 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $6,732 and the average amount of student loans is $5,444.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$24,976$33,760
Tuition & Fees$1,180$9,964
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$23,796$23,796
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$22,910$31,694
Average Financial Aid$2,066$2,066
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship4,12861%$2,066
Pell Grants82012%$3,512
Federal Student Loan751%$6,639
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid5472%-
Grants or Scholarships5472%$6,732
Federal Grants4155%$7,179
Pell Grants3648%$5,135
Other Federal Grants3952%$2,808
State/Local Grants5168%$1,351
Institutional Grants11%$300
Student Loan Aid11%$5,444
Federal Student Loans11%$5,444
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level3636$7,009
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

Coastline Community College has a total of 8,077 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 3,463 male students and 3,329 female students attending Coastline CC. The school offers online degree programs and 7,382 students enrolled online exclusively (91.40% of all students).
Undergraduate6,792 3,4633,329

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address11460 Warner Ave., Fountain Valley, CA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered76 Programs
Online Program Offered73 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population8,077
Graduation Rate23%
Transfer-out Rate19%
Retention Rate55% (Full-time), 26% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate30 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties52 (Full-time), 232 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs210 (Full-time), 248 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$103,336
Average Staff Salary$91,652