Taft College

We’ll Help You Achieve Personal and Academic Success to Truly

Your Life

No matter who you are, you belong here! Taft College, the jewel of California Community Colleges, offers more than 75 degrees and certificates. We’re north of Los Angeles and one of the most affordable colleges, with remarkable supportive services and financial aid. Transform your life quickly with personal and financial success.

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How investing in your future at
Taft College brings financial rewards*

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For every single dollar you spend on your community college education, you'll gain five dollars in higher earnings.


As associate degree from a California Community College shows an increase in annual earnings of $11,100 compared to those with only a high school diploma. That's $338,500 more in 35 years.

2 years

Two years at Taft College for a degree with a transfer saves two years of university costs.

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Certificate programs for technical and career training can dramatically increase your income; some can double your income within two years.

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Fall Semester 2023 begins on August 21.

Spring Semester 2024 begins on January 16.

Taft College is more than a campus. It's an experience

For more than 100 years, Taft College has helped students define their own future. With 75+ degree and certificate programs, Taft College has the academic diversity and the dedicated faculty to help students find success in an always-evolving workforce.

Here, you can study the humanities while gaining hands-on technical skills and experience. You can live on-campus while staying connected with the community, north of Los Angeles. At Taft College, providing every student with support, recognition, and skills for tomorrow comes standard with an exceptional education.

Find the degree or certificate that speaks to your academic, career, and life goals.


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November 4 2023 Taft College Hall of Fame Awards Weekender Celebrate our Class of 2023 Inductees with us!

4:30 pm to 8:30 pm

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December 12 Taft College Bookstore Textbook Buyback Days in December 2023

8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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The West Kern Community College District (WKCCD) Board of Trustees Begins Search for Next Taft College Superintendent/President


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Taft College volleyball team wins vs West Hills College Lemoore at Lemoore, Oct 6th!


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Transfer Event with University of La Verne, Oct 5th! 10am to 2pm


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Free E-waste recycling event! - News


Banner and On-campus Internet: Offline at 3 p.m. today - News