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Welcome to California Coast University

A pioneer in distance learning since its founding in 1973, the University offers accredited online degree and certificate programs designed for students whose geographic, professional, or personal time commitments keep them from completing their education in traditional on-campus programs.

If you desire to finish, or to further your education, you owe it to yourself to contact our Admissions Department for further information on how CCU can help you achieve your academic goals as quickly as your time and ability permit!

Did you know, California Coast University offers affordable tuition payment options to help you get the education you deserve?


California Coast University holds accreditation through the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The DEAC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Military & Veterans

Serve your country and continue your education at the same time. Whether you need a degree to advance your military career or want to start a whole new career, California Coast University, a DANTES affiliated distance learning degree granting University, has programs specifically designed to meet the needs of our United States Armed Forces.

Flexible Payment Options

Pay as little as $100 a month and earn your degree interest free. Tuition at California Coast University is based on a cost per unit of credit. Textbooks are not included in tuition fees, but are available from the University's Rental Library at a nominal cost.