College of the Canyons

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Santa Clarita, CA

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How much is the C of the Canyons tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, C of the Canyons's tuition & fees is $1,176 for California residents and $11,232 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 $24,036 for California residents and $34,092 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

C of the Canyons Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,176
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$11,232
Books & Supplies Costs$1,152
Off-campus Room & Board$17,784
Off-campus Expenses$3,924
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,207
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$14,531

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, C of the Canyons' tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $13,259.
College of the Canyons$1,176$11,232
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 C of the Canyons 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.
College of the CanyonsSanta Clarita, CA$1,176$11,232
Allan Hancock CollegeSanta Maria, CA$1,156$9,436
Contra Costa CollegeSan Pablo, CA$1,312$9,012
Cuesta CollegeSan Luis Obispo, CA$1,340$11,000
Cuyamaca CollegeEl Cajon, CA$1,340$10,636
East Los Angeles CollegeMonterey Park, CA$1,238$10,130
Evergreen Valley CollegeSan Jose, CA$1,366$8,718
Golden West CollegeHuntington Beach, CA$1,196$11,084
Irvine Valley CollegeIrvine, CA$1,156$10,996
Lassen Community CollegeSusanville, CA$1,144$8,224
Los Angeles Harbor CollegeWilmington, CA$1,238$10,050

Financial Aid and COA

At College of the Canyons, 9,805 students (58%) 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 $3,919.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at C of the Canyons is $30,173 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,094 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 $5,682 and the average amount of student loans is $5,188.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$24,036$34,092
Tuition & Fees$1,176$11,232
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$22,860$22,860
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$20,117$30,173
Average Financial Aid$3,919$3,919
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship9,80558%$3,919
Pell Grants3,18319%$3,728
Federal Student Loan1221%$6,327
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,09487%-
Grants or Scholarships1,09287%$5,682
Federal Grants89872%$5,089
Pell Grants51041%$4,568
Other Federal Grants88871%$2,522
State/Local Grants94776%$1,719
Institutional Grants383%$205
Student Loan Aid111%$5,188
Federal Student Loans111%$5,188
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level506504$6,854
110,001 or more31$2,653

Student Population

College of the Canyons has a total of 18,075 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 7,415 male students and 8,028 female students attending C of the Canyons. The school offers online degree programs and 7,885 students enrolled online exclusively (43.62% of all students).
Undergraduate15,443 7,4158,028

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, CA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered122 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population18,075
Graduation Rate42%
Transfer-out Rate8%
Retention Rate71% (Full-time), 36% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate26 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties245 (Full-time), 509 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs638 (Full-time), 602 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$104,851
Average Staff Salary$94,272