Salinas, CA Area Scholarships

Salinas /səˈliːnəs/ is the county seat and largest municipality of Monterey County, California. Salinas is an urban area located just outside the southern portion of the Greater Bay Area and 10 miles (16 km) east-southeast of the mouth of the Salinas River. The population was 157,218 as of 2016[update]. The city is located at the mouth of the Salinas Valley roughly eight miles from the Pacific Ocean and has a climate more influenced by the ocean than the hot-summer interior. The majority of residents live in single-unit detached homes, built between 1950 and 2000, while one third of the housing stock has three or more units per structure. Salinas serves as the main business, governmental and industrial center of the region. The marine climate is ideal for the floral industry, grape vineyards, and vegetable growers. Salinas is known for its vibrant and large agriculture industry and being "The Salad Bowl of the World" as the hometown of writer and Nobel Prize in Literature laureate John Steinbeck, who based several of his novels there.

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Schools in and around Salinas, CA

Hartnell College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $7,650 average out-state tuition; $1,400 average in-state tuition
Heald College-Salinas
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $12,975 average out-state tuition; $12,975 average in-state tuition
Central Coast College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Salinas Beauty College Inc
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
CET-Salinas
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private not for profit
Waynes College of Beauty
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit