University description (as per official university website)
Coastline Community College is a community college located in Fountain Valley, California. It was established in 1976 and is part of the Coast Community College District. The college offers Associate in Arts degrees and career and technical courses for occupational certificates. The college also offers instruction in more than seven different cities within the college service area.
The college operates an art gallery in Huntington Beach, which showcases the artistic works of its students. The student body of Coastline Community College has an impressive number of international students. The campus is home to several student clubs and organizations.
Financial aid programs attempt to fill the gap that may exist between the cost of education at Coastline and the money available to students from family, employment, savings and other resources. State and federal programs for eligible students include: fee waivers, grants, loans and workstudy opportunities.
Coastline participates in the following programs: Pell Grant, SEOG (Supplemental Equal Opportunity Grant), Federal Workstudy, Perkins Loan, Stafford Loans (Subsidized and Unsubsidized), Plus Loan and the California Board of Governors' Fee Waivers. All recipients of financial aid must be in good academic standing, be participating in required class activities, be working toward a degree or certificate, have a high school diploma, GED or pass an "ability to benefit" test, be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen, have a valid Social Security number, and have financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).