San Diego City College

1313 Park Boulevard, San Diego
CA, 92101-4787
Tel: (619)388-3400
18,298 students
Public institution

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San Diego City College is a public, two-year community college administered by the San Diego Community College District. Other colleges in the same District are San Diego Mesa College and San Diego Miramar College. There are also six continuing education centers and the Educational Cultural Complex which offers both college and continuing education courses.
School Highlights:
San Diego City College serves 18,298 students (19% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
San Diego City College is one of 22 community colleges within San Diego County, CA.
The nearest community college is FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego (0.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
San Diego City 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 18,298 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 58:1 has increased from 36:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
18,298 students
1,287 students
San Diego City College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,463 students
832 students
San Diego City College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 14,835 students
1,021 students
San Diego City College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
San Diego City College sch enrollment San Diego City College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
9%
2%
San Diego City College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
39%
7%
San Diego City College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
14%
12%
San Diego City College Black (2006-2012)
% White
35%
66%
San Diego City College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
San Diego City College More (2010-2012)
San Diego City College sch ethnicity San Diego City 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. 0.70 0.45
San Diego City College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,140 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 73% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,532 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,140 $5,845
San Diego City College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,532 $10,047
San Diego City College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

In 1914 City College held its first classes in San Diego High School located across the street from the present campus. First known as a junior college; it was the third community college established in California. The mission of City College has as its highest priority student learning and achievement. City College provides lower division general education, allowing students to earn an Associate Degree or Certificate of Achievement and to prepare for transfer to a four-year college or university. City College provides vocational education programs that upgrade the employment skills of students and provide occupational programs that meet specific industry needs and licensing requirements of the state of California. City College promotes economic growth and global competitiveness through education, training, and services that contribute to continuous work force improvement. City College provides important and essential student support services, basic skills instruction, and English as a second language to assist all students in meeting their educational goals. San Diego City College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. City College is also accredited by the Office of Private Postsecondary Education for the training of veterans, and the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Immigration Service for international student education. City College courses paralleling university level work are accepted by universities, colleges, and private institutions, including the University of California and California State University.

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Did You Know?
For San Diego public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,451 per year for in-state students and $9,745 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,778 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in San Diego is 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

San Diego 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 0.75, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in San Diego is Argosy University-San Diego. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.