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Key facts

  • Type
    Public
  • International students
    122
  • Nationalities
    37
  • Total programs
    94

Study abroad at College of the Canyons

College of the Canyons (COC) is an outstanding public community college located in Santa Clarita, an American city in Southern California, USA. It’s a member of the California Community College system and has campuses in Canyon Country and Valencia.

Founded in 1969, the College has developed a reputation for excellence, innovation, and student success. The fantastic staff goes above and beyond to meet the academic needs of their students and help them achieve their dreams.

There is an extensive number of programs available to study at COC. The College provides over 240 dynamic courses - there’s something for every interest. Programs are taught at bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels.

COC’s campus houses some excellent student facilities. International students enrolled at the College have free access to amazing sports fields, state-of-the-art learning centers, spacious study labs, a great book store, and a roomy library.

University campus in multiple locations

Why study at College of the Canyons

  • Fabulous partnerships

    COC has connections with numerous businesses and universities

  • Brilliant student support

    Gain guidance from friendly academics and staff

  • Flexible schedules

    Individualized educational plans to help students achieve their goals

  • Beautiful location

    Santa Clarita is an awesome city with lots to see and experience

Location

College of the Canyons

26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, CA 91355, United States

Santa Clarita is a remarkable place to live and study. There’s a wealth of things to explore. It’s full of tremendous restaurants, social venues, and tourist attractions. Downtown Los Angeles is only 30 miles away - making it perfect for keen explorers.

Fees and funding

Fee information

  • Undergraduate tuition

    US$11,160 per year

Visa requirements for College of the Canyons

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Life at College of the Canyons

COC is bursting with cultural diversity. There are currently international students from 37 countries attending the College, and an increasing number of overseas students from across the world are choosing to study at COC every year.

The wonderful staff at COC understand that it's not easy for students to leave their family and friends to study in America, and they’re always available if you need help or have any concerns - they’re always someone by your side.

There are over 60 student clubs on campus, making it very easy for international students to make friends and expand their knowledge and skills. Whether you’re interested in culture, religion, or music, there’s a club for it at COC.

Facilities

  • Library
    • 5 Quiet Areas
    • 5 Group Study Rooms
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • 3 Computer labs
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
  • Sports Facilities
    • 4 Sport facilities
  • Fitness Centre
    • Fitness Classes
    • Machines
    • 1 Swimming Pool
    • 1 Dance Studio
    • Free Weights
  • Tutoring Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
  • Transport
    • 15 Campus parking
  • IT Support
    • 3 Campus Wireless Connectivity
    • 800 Loan Laptops

Student reviews for College of the Canyons

Overall rating

4.3
14 reviews
  • Overall experience
    4.5
  • Academic
    4.1
  • University social
    4.1
  • Accommodation
    4.3
  • University facilities
    4.4
Jiayuan Li
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Studied Chemistry at College of the Canyons
Overall Experience
  • Academic
    5
  • University social
    5
  • Accommodation
    5
  • University facilities
    5
Tell us about College of the Canyons

A peaceful and quiet place to study. You can focus on your academic things here. Faculties are friendly and willing to help you all the time. Transportation is convenient since there are 2 bus stops nearby.

Ziyang Long
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Studied Finance at College of the Canyons
Overall Experience
  • Academic
    5
  • University social
    5
  • Accommodation
    5
  • University facilities
    5
Tell us about College of the Canyons

In College of the Canyons, we can get good accommodation, the school's facilities are also very complete, and the transportation is convenient. It's better if you have your own car. There are many parking lots in the school, and there are enough parking spaces, which are free of charge.

Qian-Hui Yu
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Studied Accounting at College of the Canyons
Overall Experience
  • Academic
    2
  • University social
    5
  • Accommodation
    4
  • University facilities
    4
Tell us about College of the Canyons

The facilities and the societies are great but the social life is not well-developed.

Migle Lapinskaite
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Studied English Language at College of the Canyons
Overall Experience
  • Academic
    5
  • University social
    5
  • Accommodation
    5
  • University facilities
    5
Tell us about College of the Canyons

College professors are very friendly and students are happy to help if you need help. Professors help if there is uncertainty. The International Student Program provides events for students to get to know each other.

Alfredo De La Cruz Santos
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Studied Nursing at College of the Canyons
Overall Experience
  • Academic
    5
  • University social
    5
  • Accommodation
    5
  • University facilities
    5
Tell us about College of the Canyons

I've had the best experience during my studies and everyone is helpful especially the counselors.

What College of the Canyons says

  • Profile of Maritza Munzon
    Maritza Munzon
    Maritza Munzon says:

    99.9% of COC international students, who follow their education plan and want to transfer, transfer to a four-year college or university.

    COC is located in Santa Clarita - a safe, beautiful community located nearby some of California's most famous attractions, such as Six Flags Magic Mountain, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Disneyland, and many more.

    We have two campuses where students can take classes and we have just built a brand new Science building with state-of-the-art facilities! From the day we receive your application until the time you graduate or transfer to a four-year university, we will help you with things such as the visa process and finding housing. College of the Canyons wants you to be comfortable in your academic and social communities. We offer flexible class schedules, with more than 60 fields of study. Our motto is "start here and go anywhere"!