|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Students with disability||9%|
|Student to faculty ratio||24:1|
|Dormitory capacity||121 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Sierra 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.
Sierra College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $6,168 and in-state students paid $1,104.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 57% of Sierra College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 34% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,496 (which is 2.9% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Sierra College in 2016-2017, was 75, which is 5% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,951 (which is 30.6% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Sierra College has enrolled a total of 17,833 students (6,482 students full-time and 11,351 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 17,833 students, 1,383 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,903 students for distance studies.
Two or more races: 6%
Black/African American: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Sierra 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|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||17%||1,628|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||6%||560|
|Visual And Performing Arts||4%||359|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||4%||337|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||3%||296|
|Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians||3%||255|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||2%||221|
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 Sierra College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
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.
The typical median income of Sierra College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,500. Last year, out of the total 2,699 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,051 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,581 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,936 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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