Santa Ana College

1530 W. 17th Street, Santa Ana
CA, 92706-3398
Tel: (714)564-6000
17,363 students
Public institution

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The mission of Santa Ana College is to be a leader and partner in meeting the academic, cultural and workforce economic developments needs of our diverse community.
School Highlights:
Santa Ana College serves 17,363 students (27% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
Santa Ana College is one of 18 community colleges within Orange County, CA.
The nearest community college is Career Networks Institute (1.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Santa Ana College 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 17,363 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has decreased from 47:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
17,363 students
1,283 students
Santa Ana College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,615 students
832 students
Santa Ana College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 12,748 students
1,021 students
Santa Ana College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Santa Ana College sch enrollment Santa Ana College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
17%
2%
Santa Ana College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
60%
7%
Santa Ana College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
2%
12%
Santa Ana College Black (2006-2012)
% White
19%
66%
Santa Ana College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Santa Ana College More (2010-2012)
Santa Ana College sch ethnicity Santa Ana College 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. 0.57 0.45
Santa Ana College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,142 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 75% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,910 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,142 $5,845
Santa Ana College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,910 $10,047
Santa Ana College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Santa Ana College founded in 1915, is a comprehensive community college preparing students for the workplace as well as to transfer to four-year higher learning institutions. Students may earn an associate degree certificate. For those willing to commit to high academic achievement, honors courses are offered. The college also assists students in gaining basic skills and technology proficiency so they can pursue other goals. It is located at the corner of West 17th Street and Bristol in Santa Ana on about 58 acres. Santa Ana College is a public institution committed to the growth and development of its community. In September 2005, SAC will be celebrating its 90th anniversary touting its tradition of academic excellence and cultural diversity. Whether it is for university transfer preparation, career training, or personal development, Santa Ana College is your best choice for advancement! SAC has a reputation for excellence and is continually ranked a state leader for the number of students who transfer each year to a university. We are a top-of-mind choice when it comes to career preparation in fields that are in high demand such as nursing and fire technology. Or, if you are looking to upgrade your current skills, we can help with that, too. Visit us online or in person and see what makes us the best choice.

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Did You Know?
For Orange County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,144 per year for in-state students and $5,682 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $20,986 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Orange County, CA is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Orange 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 0.68, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Orange County, CA is FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Orange County. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.