College Deliberately: College of the Canyons

College of the Canyons is a very large, public, two-year College that emphasizes character, culture and citizenship located in a suburb of Santa Clarita, CA. It is known for Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Social Sciences and Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic).

College of the Canyons

place 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, CA 91355-1899
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web Web: http://www.canyons.edu/
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College of the Canyons Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges Accredited 1972-01-01 2022-03-01
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Student Centeredness

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Students with disabilities:
5% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Associate degree
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College of the Canyons is open admissions, meaning that the only requirement for admission is a high school diploma or GED equivalent.


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