Taft College


Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: California


The mission of the West Kern Community College District is:Taft College is committed to student learning in transfer and career and technical education programs supported by pre-collegiate basic skills and a wide range of student services.All programs and services are focused on the educational needs of the community learners.The vision of the West Kern Community College District is:At Taft College all learners achieve their learning goals.We value:Students and evidence of their success A learning community with teaching excellence An environment conducive to learning- fairness- and continuous improvement A communicative- collaborative- collegial- and respectful culture A partnership of students- faculty- and support services Innovation- diversity- creativity- and critical thinking A mutually beneficial relationship with the community we serve Academic- financial- personal and professional integrity A transparent- accessible governance structure that includes institutional-wide dialogue Given our vision- mission and values- these are our goals: Operate the college with a comprehensive educational master plan focused on student learning Increase awareness of Taft College's mission and achievements Prepare students for the global community by reflecting- embracing- and celebrating our cultural- social- and academic diversity Provide leadership in the community we serve Provide a stable funding base to support student learning Operate the college according to sound fiscal management practices The mission and vision statements are reviewed annually.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 9353

Undergraduate Students: 9353
Faculty: 66

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 142:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 142:1

Contact Information

29 Emmons Park Drive
Taft California 93268


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