Santiago Canyon College
Orange, CA 92869-4512

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 12,065
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 37:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Santiago Canyon 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

Santiago Canyon College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $7,224 and in-state students paid $1,104.

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

$5,703
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$1,104
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$7,224
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 51% of Santiago Canyon College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 30% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,382 (which is 0.3% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Santiago Canyon College in 2016-2017, was 12, which is 1% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,225 (which is 29.2% below the national average.)

$4,382
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$3,225
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
51%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Santiago Canyon College has enrolled a total of 12,065 students (2,810 students full-time and 9,255 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 12,065 students, 1,342 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 62% men and 38% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 805 students for distance studies.

12,065
Total Enrollment
1,342
Transfers

Student Diversity

Hispanic: 51%

White: 34%

Asian: 6%

Two or more races: 4%

Black/African American: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Santiago Canyon 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
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 49% 4,103
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 9% 762
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 5% 428
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 4% 320
Construction Trades 2% 176
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 2% 163
Psychology 2% 140
Social Sciences 2% 126
Visual And Performing Arts 1% 90
Physical Sciences 1% 84

Graduation & Dropout Rates

35%
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 Santiago Canyon College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

19%
Still enrolled
32%
Dropout rate
13%
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

$25,100
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Santiago Canyon College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,100. Last year, out of the total 250 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 210 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 499 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 419 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,100 $39,500
Employment Rate 84% 84%
Total Graduates 250 499

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Santiago Canyon College.

Irvine Valley College
8.4 mile away
Fullerton College
10.2 mile away
Orange Coast College
12 mile away
Norco College
14.1 mile away
Golden West College
14.2 mile away
Cypress College
14.8 mile away
Mt San Antonio College
17.6 mile away
Saddleback College
17.9 mile away
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