Gavilan College

5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy, CA 95020
Gavilan College (originally San Benito County Junior College) is a public education institution located in Gilroy, California. It was founded in 1919, and in 1997 two satellite campuses were added; in Morgan Hill and Hollister. There are plans for future campuses in San Benito County and Coyote Valley.

Gavilan College awards associate's degrees such as Nursing, Child Development, Digital Media, Liberal Arts, Business, Administration of Justice, etc.

The school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.

This institution offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. Credit toward a degree is accepted for Advanced Placement and life experience and on-campus day care is available.


General Information

Main Phone: (408) 848 -4800 Website: www.gavilan.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 285
School Type: Public- 2-year Affiliation: None
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 7,688
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 8
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: N/A
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 27 to 1


Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 27% Full-time 73% Part-time
Student Gender 51% Men 49% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

35% White 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
6% Black or African American 0% Multiracial
41% Hispanic/Latino 6% Asian/Oriental
1% Polynesian/Pacific Island 10% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 4% $ 5,948
Local Grant 21% $3,579
Institutional Grant 1% $ 500
Student Loans 5% $ 5,045

Majors & Degrees


Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 19 21 - - -
Mass Media Studies 2 21 - - -

Communication Technologies and Support Services

Graphic Communications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design 3 1 - - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Technology - 1 - - -

Computer Programming

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Programming ? Programmer) 2 3 - - -

Computer Software and Media Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Graphics 3 4 - - -

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 2 1 - - -

Data Entry Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Data Entry Microcomputer Applications 1 7 - - -

Computer Programming

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Programming ? Programmer) 2 3 - - -

Computer Software and Media Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Graphics 3 4 - - -

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 2 1 - - -

Data Entry Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Data Entry Microcomputer Applications 1 7 - - -

Personal Services and Culinary Arts

Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cosmetology 24 - - - -

Communication Technologies and Support Services

Graphic Communications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design 3 1 - - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Technology - 1 - - -

Computer Programming

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Programming ? Programmer) 2 3 - - -

Computer Software and Media Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Graphics 3 4 - - -

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 2 1 - - -

Data Entry Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Data Entry Microcomputer Applications 1 7 - - -

Computer Programming

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Programming ? Programmer) 2 3 - - -

Computer Software and Media Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Graphics 3 4 - - -

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 2 1 - - -

Data Entry Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Data Entry Microcomputer Applications 1 7 - - -

Education

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs 1 - - - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature 3 4 - - -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Drafting Design Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Drafting and Design Technology Technician 4 - - - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies 2 - - - -
Humanities Humanistic Studies 2 2 - - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies 2 113 - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care Provider Assistant 5 12 - - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies 2 - - - -
Humanities Humanistic Studies 2 2 - - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies 2 113 - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care Provider Assistant 5 12 - - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences 2 3 - - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness - 3 - - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - 11 - - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Police Science 14 35 - - -

Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences 1 5 - - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology Technician 6 - - - -
Aircraft Powerplant Technology Technician 2 - - - -
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology Technician 2 0 - - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 2 5 - - -

Health Medical Preparatory Programs

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Medical Preparatory Programs - 49 - - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 2 5 - - -

Health Medical Preparatory Programs

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Medical Preparatory Programs - 49 - - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 2 5 - - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping 2 7 - - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 4 4 - - -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce 2 24 - - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 4 4 - - -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce 2 24 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - 1 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping 2 7 - - -


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