Mt. San Antonio College

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School Highlights
  • Mt. San Antonio College serves 28,036 students (38% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 41:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Mt. San Antonio College is one of 51 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Mt. San Antonio College is East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program & Technical Center (5.6 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 689 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Mt. San Antonio College(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty689 staff97 staff
Mt. San Antonio College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Mt. San Antonio College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 41:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Mt. San Antonio College diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment28,036 students7,516 students
Mt. San Antonio College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio41:144:1
Mt. San Antonio College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students10,749 students1,613 students
Mt. San Antonio College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students17,287 students5,903 students
Mt. San Antonio College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Mt. San Antonio College Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Mt. San Antonio College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Mt. San Antonio College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Mt. San Antonio College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Mt. San Antonio College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
Mt. San Antonio College Hawaiian (2009-2011)
% Two or more races
Mt. San Antonio College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Mt. San Antonio College Non Resident (2007-2016)
Mt. San Antonio College Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.600.73
Mt. San Antonio College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Mt. San Antonio College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,000$34,900
Mt. San Antonio College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,346 is less than the state average of $1,636. The in-state tuition has grown by 97% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,422 is more than the state average of $6,797. The out-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,346$1,636
Mt. San Antonio College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,422$6,797
Mt. San Antonio College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid72%78%
Mt. San Antonio College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$5,250$9,500
Mt. San Antonio College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,750$5,500
Mt. San Antonio College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Mt. San Antonio College is among the largest of 112 community colleges in California. Located in the city of Walnut, Mt. SAC serves 17 communities and a million residents in the bustling San Gabriel Valley. Since the College opened its doors in 1946, Mt. SAC has provided high quality and affordable educational opportunities to more than a million students of all ages from all over the world. Today, the College offers more than 200 degree and certificate programs through a semester system. Mt. SAC remains committed to academic excellence and preparing its students for success in today's diverse economic, professional and cultural sectors. Mt. SAC has become a College of Champions—a state and national leader in a number of disciplines, including communication, technology, business, science, health care, athletics, the performing and fine arts, and aviation. Many Mt. SAC alumni have distinguished themselves in both the private and public sectors. The College is home to the renowned Mt. SAC Relays, the world's largest and most prestigious track and field invitational. Situated on 400 sprawling acres, the scenic campus is undergoing a major expansion effort to keep pace with the growing need for state-of-the-art facilities and technology. These enhancements support the College's ongoing commitment to complement quality instruction with a learning environment that enhances student success. It's also another reason Mt. SAC has become one of the finest colleges in America.

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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,636 per year for in-state students and $6,797 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,157 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.