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15744 Golden West Street, Huntington Beach, California 92647 Call: 714.892.7711


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Golden West College in Huntington Beach, California, a two-year associate of arts degree college and community course offerings institution was established over 40 years ago and today, enjoys attendance larger than many four year universities and colleges. Offering lower division classes transferable to other colleges and universities, Golden West College is one of three institutions in the Coast Community College District, an Orange County regional organization providing administrative services and post-secondary education funding. The district is chartered by the state of California to provide community college services.


Golden West College campus, with its eucalyptus tree-shaded lawns, track, large swimming pool, handball and baseball facilities, theater for the performing arts, gymnasium and an art gallery showcasing student, teacher / instructor and guest artist works, is less than a mile from the San Diego Freeway (405), and enjoys close proximity to a variety of attractions. Across the street from the Golden West College campus is Old World Village, Bella Terra Mall and Hotel Huntington Beach 7667 Center Avenue., an affordable hotel with restaurant and lounge on site. Its restaurant offers a great Sunday Brunch menu.


Touting the local beaches, many of the college promotional materials utilizing slogans such as "Oceans of opportunity", show students with laptop computers sitting at the beach. It's a theme used by nearby California State University Long Beach, as well.


While the beach is a only a few miles away, the primary focus and mission at Golden West College is to provide affordable educational opportunities.  Offering licenses in trades such as Automotive Repair, Welding, Construction, Law Enforcement, Nursing and many other sought after careers, the college also has transferable lower-division courses for students who plan to transfer to California State universities and University of California schools.


Popular at Golden West College is the weekly Swap Meet, featuring free parking  and admission. A member of the California Swap Meet Association, it is filled with treasures old and new in a swap meet where private individuals can sell their wares. Typically, however, there's a broad mix with booths that include regulars who buy and sell collections of books, records and other items that the public seeks. Location: 15744 Golden West Street, Huntington Beach, California 92646, Call (714) 898-7927 for 24-hr information.




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