Mt. San Jacinto Community College District

1499 N. State St., San Jacinto
CA, 92583-2399
Tel: (951)487-6752
14,659 students
Public institution
The mission of Mt. San Jacinto College is to provide quality, educationally enriching experiences, programs and opportunities designed to empower students to serve as productive citizens in a dynamic and complex world.
School Highlights:
Mt. San Jacinto Community College District serves 14,659 students (30% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 63%.
Mt. San Jacinto Community College District is one of 9 community colleges within Riverside County, CA.
The nearest community college is Crafton Hills College (18 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Mt. San Jacinto Community College District Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 14,659 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 64:1 has decreased from 66:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
14,659 students
1,283 students
Mt. San Jacinto Community College District Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,428 students
832 students
Mt. San Jacinto Community College District Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 10,231 students
1,021 students
Mt. San Jacinto Community College District Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Mt. San Jacinto Community College District sch enrollment Mt. San Jacinto Community College District sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
9%
2%
Mt. San Jacinto Community College District Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
30%
7%
Mt. San Jacinto Community College District Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
6%
12%
Mt. San Jacinto Community College District Black (2006-2012)
% White
53%
66%
Mt. San Jacinto Community College District White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Mt. San Jacinto Community College District More (2010-2012)
Mt. San Jacinto Community College District sch ethnicity Mt. San Jacinto Community College District sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.62 0.45
Mt. San Jacinto Community College District Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,386 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 77% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,936 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,386 $5,845
Mt. San Jacinto Community College District In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,936 $10,047
Mt. San Jacinto Community College District Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The Mt. San Jacinto Community College District was formed in 1962 by a vote of the citizens in Banning, Beaumont, Hemet and San Jacinto. The college enrolled its first students in the fall of 1963, holding classes in rented facilities. The San Jacinto Campus was opened in 1965 with two buildings and has grown into a comprehensive college campus serving the needs of students and the community. In 1975, the residents of Temecula, Lake Elsinore, Perris and adjacent areas voted to join the Mt. San Jacinto Community College District, increasing the college's area to the present 1,700 square miles. Although the boundaries have remained stable since 1975, the District has changed dramatically, especially since the 1980's. In recent years, unprecedented population growth has fostered the highest rate of enrollment increase of all 109 community colleges. With the rapid growth in enrollments, the District has engaged in extensive planning and development to ensure state-of-the-art learning environments for Mt. San Jacinto College students. The San Jacinto Campus has been master-planned and essentially will be rebuilt over the next 15 to 20 years to accommodate 12,000 to 15,000 students. In the fall of 1993, the Alice P. Cutting Business & Technology Center opened to students with new laboratories for Business, Computer Information Science, Engineering Technologies, Electronics and Photography. In the fall of 1995, a state-of-the-art music building opened on the San Jacinto Campus. Mt. San Jacinto College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, a regional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Association and the U. S. Department of Education, Board of Registered Nursing and the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technician Examiners.

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Did You Know?
For Riverside County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,351 per year for in-state students and $5,369 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,430 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Riverside County, CA is 100%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Riverside County, CA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.54, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Riverside County, CA is Palo Verde College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.