Sacramento City College
Sacramento, CA 95822-1386


Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Large
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 22,042
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 8%
Student to faculty ratio 27:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Sacramento City College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Sacramento City College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $6,600 and in-state students paid $0.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $7,496
In State Tuition
National Average = --
Out of State Tuition
National Average = --

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 77% of Sacramento City College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 48% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,315 (which is 1.2% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Sacramento City College in 2016-2017, was 32, which is 3% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,317 (which is 16.7% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,368
Federal Loan
National Average = $4,557
Financial aid
National Average = 79%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Sacramento City College has enrolled a total of 22,042 students (5,484 students full-time and 16,558 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 22,042 students, 2,513 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 2,380 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Hispanic: 32%

White: 27%

Asian: 19%

Black/African American: 10%

Two or more races: 6%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Sacramento City College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Social Sciences 12% 734
Health Professions And Related Programs 10% 590
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 9% 525
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 6% 390
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 6% 342
Personal And Culinary Services 5% 290
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 4% 265
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 4% 249
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 4% 232
Transportation And Materials Moving 4% 225

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Sacramento City College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Sacramento City College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $23,200. Last year, out of the total 3,548 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,732 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,294 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,536 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $23,200 $33,100
Employment Rate 77% 77%
Total Graduates 3,548 3,294

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Sacramento City College.

Cosumnes River College
7.1 mile away
American River College
10.8 mile away
Folsom Lake College
21.4 mile away
Sierra College
22.9 mile away
San Joaquin Delta College
38.9 mile away
Solano Community College
40.1 mile away
Yuba College
40.4 mile away
Los Medanos College
42.1 mile away