There are many benefits to enrolling in Coastline's Learning 1st program. This program in more affordable than many other 4-year programs, has a high retention rate and is student-centered.
Less expensive than most other 4-year degree programs
|Institution/Program Type||Average Cost||Average Savings||
Sources: The College Board and the University of California
|Private California Non-Profit 4 Year University||$36,914||81%|
|Public 4 Year University (Out-of-State)||$22,203||69%|
|University California System||$13,300||49%|
|Public California 4 Year (In-State)||$9,037||24%|
|Learning 1st Program||$6,850|
|Human Services, BS||$5,300|
|Computer Science, BS||$6,500|
|Business Administration, BBA||$7,900|
Our institutions have much higher retention and graduation rates compared to leading for-profit universities.
|Program Level||3 Year||4 Year||6 Year||8 Year||Source: A leading national for-profit university 2011 Academic Annual Report|
|Revised Associate 2005 cohort||23%||24%||n/a||n/a|
|Bachelor 2003 cohort||n/a||n/a||31%||33%|
|Bachelor 2002 cohort||n/a||n/a||34%||36%|
|Success Metrics||Coastline1||PSWC Online2||UIllinois-Springfield||UMass-Amherst||
1Includes Military Programs
2Online baccalaureate programs require prior successful completion of 30 credit hours at an accredited college or university.
3Fall 2007 to Spring 2011
Source: 2012 Learning First Partner College & University Institutional Research Report