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South Coast College

South Coast College is an Associate's college with 374 students located in Orange, CA.

Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions


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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 374
Gender 10% Male / 90% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 65% Full Time / 35% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 83% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
White 38%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 16%
International 1%
Hispanic/Latino 35%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 7%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Student Services

  • Facilities: computer training center
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services



Popular Majors

Legal Assistant/Paralegal (66%), Court Reporting/Court Reporter (33%), Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist (0%)

Majors Offered


A program that prepares individuals to execute verbatim medical conference minutes, medical reports, and medical orders. Includes instruction in dictation and simultaneous recording, analysis of notes and visual evidence, medical terminology, data processing applications and skills, formal medical report and correspondence formats, professional standards, and applicable law and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Transcriptionists
Transcribe medical reports recorded by physicians and other healthcare practitioners using various electronic devices, covering office visits, emergency room visits, diagnostic imaging studies, operations, chart reviews, and final summaries. Transcribe dictated reports and translate abbreviations into fully understandable form. Edit as necessary and return reports in either printed or electronic form for review and signature, or correction.


A program that prepares individuals to record and transcribe examinations, testimony, judicial orders and instructions, legal opinions, and other formal proceedings via print or electronic methods. Includes instruction in legal terminology, legal transcription, shorthand, verbatim recording, equipment operation and procedures, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

Job Opportunities:

Court Reporters
Use verbatim methods and equipment to capture, store, retrieve, and transcribe pretrial and trial proceedings or other information. Includes stenocaptioners who operate computerized stenographic captioning equipment to provide captions of live or prerecorded broadcasts for hearing-impaired viewers.

Administration & Faculty

President Jean Gonzalez
Accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Full-time Faculty 4
Student : Faculty Ratio 25 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 75 : 25
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100




Selectivity Score: 22/100




Regular Decision

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

33% of students graduated on time.

54% of students graduated in six years.

72% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.



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