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Small College, Big Value

We offer a student-focused experience - an academic journey that is built around you. Each year, more students apply to Coastline because we are the Leader in Innovation. Our application process is simple - from recent graduates to a student re-entering their educational journey, we are here for you. If you always wanted a college degree, but cost or time was an obstacle, Coastline opens up another path.

We are committed to "Creating Opportunities for Student Success."

Application Dates

Coastline College is scheduled to accept applications on the following dates:

  • Fall (2020): Now Accepting Applications
  • Winter Intersession/Spring (2021): Begins 9/14/2020

New students should apply early for the best appointment time. Late applicants may experience delays in registration and limited class availability.

Application Preparation

To apply, you will first create an account. The application process typically takes under an hour if you have everything ready, so check out the list below!

CCCApply Account Creation
(5 minutes)

  • No SSN is required.

CCCApply Application
(20 - 30 minutes if new account)
(5- 10 minutes to review and revise a previous application if the application has been submitted to other community college(s))

  • Physical and Mailing Address
  • High school name and graduation date
  • Multiple Measures
    • High school grades if graduated the last 10 years
  • Colleges attendances and dates
    • Degree conferral dates
  • Visa immigration documents (if applicable)

2019-2020 College Viewbook

Download an accessible PDF version of the 2019-2020 College Viewbook.

What to Expect

New Students - You're considered a new student if you've never taken classes at Coastline College. New students, regardless of their educational background and goal, must apply for admission. You may apply through Open CCC Apply.

It is important to submit your application at least 10 working days prior to the start date of the class to allow for processing and return of your MyCCC login information and registration appointment.

Once you submit your online application, you will receive an email immediately (sent to the email address you supplied on your application) confirming successful submission of your application. Please make sure to read the email in its entirety regarding your application. Additional information will be sent via email once your application is processed.

Returning Students - Returning students are those who have previously attended Coastline College but have missed two or more semesters. Returning students must apply for admissions to be assigned a registration appointment and to activate their MyCCC account.

International Students - Those requiring an F-1 visa, please visit the International Students web page for application information or call (714) 241-6141 to speak to Javier Alcala, International Student Staff Aide.

Continuing Students - Those who were registered in classes for the previous Fall 2018 term and/or Spring 2019 term do not need to reapply for the Fall 2019 term. Continuing students will be able to view their Fall 2019 registration appointment via their MyCCC site mid-April.

Military Students - Visit the Extended Learning Division Military & Corporate Programs Admissions web page to proceed with online application and registration.

High School Students - Concurrently enrolled 9th through 12th grade High School Students may use the online application, but must submit an approved High School Release Form before registering for classes. For additional information and to access these forms, please visit our High School Students web page or you may pick up the form from the Coastline Admissions Office at Fountain Valley, CA.


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