School Overview

Taft College in Taft, California, is a public community college that focuses on preparing students for career advancement in their current field or to start an educational journey that will eventually lead to a 4-year college for a bachelor’s degree. Taft was founded in 1922 originally as Taft Junior College with classes held in Taft High School. The school was founded to accommodate the growing need for advanced education and training for the population of the city of Taft. In 1954, the school’s name changed to Taft College and established their own campus. Today, Taft is part of the California Community College system.

Taft offers associate's degrees, as well as a variety of certificates, some of which can be earned online through Distance Education.

School Details

Location: 29 Cougar Court,Taft, CA 93268

Religious Affiliation: Not applicable

Sector & Type: Public, Not-for-profit

Military Support:

  • Credit for Training
  • Dedicated POC
  • Member of SOC
  • Recognized SVO
  • Yellow Ribbon

Highest Offering: Associate

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges



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