Gavilan College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Gilroy, CA

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How much is the Gavilan tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Gavilan's tuition & fees is $1,506 for California residents and $12,246 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 $24,366 for California residents and $35,106 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Gavilan Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,506
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$12,246
Books & Supplies Costs$1,152
Off-campus Room & Board$17,784
Off-campus Expenses$3,924
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,945
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$20,788

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Gavilan' tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $13,259.
Gavilan College$1,506$12,246
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 Gavilan 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.
Gavilan CollegeGilroy, CA$1,506$12,246
Cabrillo CollegeAptos, CA$1,270$9,910
Cerritos CollegeNorwalk, CA$1,364$12,004
Chabot CollegeHayward, CA$1,150$8,686
Chaffey CollegeRancho Cucamonga, CA$1,184$11,120
Citrus CollegeGlendora, CA$1,204$9,844
Columbia CollegeSonora, CA$1,547$8,870
Crafton Hills CollegeYucaipa, CA$1,188$12,320
College of the DesertPalm Desert, CA$1,326$9,586
Diablo Valley CollegePleasant Hill, CA$1,312$9,012
El Camino Community College DistrictTorrance, CA$1,144$7,144

Financial Aid and COA

At Gavilan College, 2,046 students (45%) 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 $4,059.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Gavilan is $31,047 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 336 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 $4,323.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$24,366$35,106
Tuition & Fees$1,506$12,246
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$22,860$22,860
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$20,307$31,047
Average Financial Aid$4,059$4,059
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,04645%$4,059
Pell Grants1,12625%$3,814
Federal Student Loan70%$6,221
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid33684%-
Grants or Scholarships33684%$4,323
Federal Grants18647%$4,713
Pell Grants18647%$4,589
Other Federal Grants9223%$251
State/Local Grants33484%$1,724
Institutional Grants0--
Student Loan Aid0--
Federal Student Loans0--
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level185185$6,533
110,001 or more11$3,823

Student Population

Gavilan College has a total of 4,561 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 2,062 male students and 2,476 female students attending Gavilan. The school offers online degree programs and 2,067 students enrolled online exclusively (45.32% of all students).
Undergraduate4,538 2,0622,476

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy, CA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered87 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population4,561
Graduation Rate32%
Transfer-out Rate7%
Retention Rate78% (Full-time), 41% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate21 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties75 (Full-time), 171 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs194 (Full-time), 204 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$86,345
Average Staff Salary$78,256