InterCoast Colleges-Orange in Orange

Orange, CA

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InterCoast Colleges-Orange offers 29-degree programs and 15 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1. 46.4% are women, and 53.6% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at InterCoast Colleges-Orange is 24898$, that is above national average. 75% of full-time InterCoast Colleges-Orange students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $22,900, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The InterCoast Colleges-Orange is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, InterCoast Colleges-Orange students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$24,153
$30,001 - $48,000$25,181
$48,001 - $75,000$28,253
$75,001 - $110,000$28,253

Admission considerations


  • Secondary school record
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


    Neither required nor recommended:

    • Secondary school GPA
    • Secondary school rank
    • Completion of college-preparatory program
    • Recommendations
    • Formal demonstration of competencies
    • Admission test scores
    • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

    Student charges

    Historical tuition and fees

    Student charges by the largest programs

    The estimated cost of the Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling (the 2d largest program, lasting 17 months) is $44,604 per year and $535,245 in total. Electrician is the third largest program at InterCoast Colleges-Orange, and it takes a full-time student 8 months to complete. This one will cost $13,410 per year and $160,920 for the full completion. The 4th largest with 6 months length Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician will cost you $8,675 per year, $104,100 for the complete course.


    Percent of students with financial aid


    Types of financial aids


    278 of InterCoast Colleges-Orange undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 59 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes InterCoast Colleges-Orange number 416 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in California.

    Students at InterCoast Colleges-Orange awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

    Salary After Attending


    According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

    Students services


    Academic/career counseling service

    Employment services for students

    Living & meal

    Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

    Institution provide on-campus housing

    Institution provides board or meal plan

    Veteran Services Available

    Yellow Ribbon Program

    Credit for military training

    Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

    Disability services


    Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

    Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

    Alternative tuition plans

    Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

    Tuition payment plan

    Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

    Special learning opportunities

    Here are the learning opportunities available in InterCoast Colleges-Orange.

    Weekend/evening college

    Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

    Graduation Rate


    InterCoast Colleges-Orange graduation rate is above the national average.

    75% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to InterCoast Colleges-Orange completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

    The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

    Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This index doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.

    Applying information

    Average number of applicants to one enrolled

    3 : 1

    Admission considerations


    • Secondary school record
    • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


      Neither required nor recommended:

      • Secondary school GPA
      • Secondary school rank
      • Completion of college-preparatory program
      • Recommendations
      • Formal demonstration of competencies
      • Admission test scores
      • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

      Retention rate

      Full-time retention rate


      Part-time retention rate


      The InterCoast Colleges-Orange full-time retention rate is 79% and part-time retention rate is 0%.

      Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and keep on studying in the same program next fall semester are included in the retention rate.

      Retention rate is an important indicator: if it is high, it demonstrates that school offers quality curriculum, welcoming student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

      Student Body

      The student-to-faculty ratio at InterCoast Colleges-Orange is 15:1, that means that for every 15 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

      Student-to-faculty ratio



      Number of international students


      Race/ethnicity breakdown


      Students enrollment in distance education


      In InterCoast Colleges-Orange the biggest percent of students are enrolled exclusively in distance education courses.

      Distance education location breakdown


      Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at InterCoast Colleges-Orange and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in California.

      Academic Programs

      Number of degree programs offered

      InterCoast Colleges-Orange offers 29 programs in total: 26 are for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs and 3 are Associate's degree.

      This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 75 universities in Orange county. InterCoast Colleges-Orange is one of the few institutions in Orange that offers an Associate's degree program.


      Number of degree programs offered via distance education

      There are 15 distance learning programs that are provided in the InterCoast Colleges-Orange: 12 are for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs and 3 are Associate's degree.

      Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.


      Total credit/contact hours

      Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the California state average data to help you compare.


      InterCoast Colleges-Orange provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

      In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 474 students with 14220 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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      Address: 3745 W. Chapman Avenue #100


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      Calendar system: Continuous

      General Phone Number: +7147127900

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