California Coast University is a distance learning institution that was founded in 1973. None of the courses at the University are offered on-campus, all programs are either online or correspondence courses. Because of the nature of the programs offered, enrollment schedules are not fixed. The University accepts applications throughout the year, and students can start their courses at any time. Students, with the exception of Doctoral candidates who will need to orally defend their Dissertation in person, are not required to come to the University to complete classes.
California Coast University is recognized by several professional agencies. It is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council and is affiliated with various academic associations such as the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, DANTES Catalog of of Nationally Accredited Distance Learning Programs and the United States Department of Education. A full listing of the associations affiliated with California Coast University can be found on the University’s website.
There are 12 online programs under the University’s School of Administration and Management, three majors from the School of Behavioral Science, five programs under the School of Education and two under the School of Criminal Justice.
Financial aid is available to qualified students and these come in the form of special rates for those in the military, and California Coast University alumnae. In addition, The University also offers flexible payment plans. Information on available funding and eligibility criteria can be requested from the University’s Admissions Department.
To apply for admission, applicants will need to submit a completed application form, comprehensive resume outlining previous work experience, transcripts from schools attended or a GED (or it’s equivalent). There may be other course-specific requirements that need to be met, thus it would be best to get in touch with the Admissions Department and request for more details. Applications can also be done online.
For more information on admissions, college majors, degrees offered, online programs, classes, school rankings, reviews, tuition, scholarships and financial aid options, please contact California Coast University.