Tel: (916) 624-3333
- Sierra College provides a supportive learning environment to students with diverse goals, abilities, and needs. The College's programs and services promote personal and professional success, leadership, critical thinking, civic responsibility, and innovation. Its students will become contributing citizens of the complex and changing communities in which they live and work.
The teacher population of 802 teachers has grown by 85% over five years.
|Sierra College||(CA) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional||Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Total Faculty||802 staff||308 staff|
|School Calendar||Link to School Calendar|
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- Sierra College is a fully accredited, two-year community college located in north central California. We serve Placer, Nevada and portions of El Dorado and Sacramento counties. Our primary campus is located in Rocklin just minutes from Sacramento. Other facilities include our 105-acre Sierra College Nevada County Campus in Grass Valley, and leased centers in Roseville and Truckee. At Sierra College our focus is on student learning and high quality teaching, not research or publication. Sierra College has a national reputation based on excellence in such academic areas as Computer Science, Math, Electronics, Nursing, Early Childhood Education and many more! We are 13th of all United States community colleges in awarding Associate Degrees – 1st in California. We also have the only nationally accredited community college Student Health Center. Our courses focus on the real life application of current issues and technologies, and are primarily taught by instructors with masters degrees in their fields. Many are experts in their fields and currently working in the private sector. Quality instruction contributes to Sierra College being ranked first in Northern California in transfers to the University of California and California State University systems. Online courses are available in our Distance Learning program. These are credit courses which allow you to complete much of your college studies from your own home, using the internet or television.
The nearest community college to Sierra College is Carrington College-Citrus Heights (8.9 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 248 students | 8.90 Mi7301 Greenback Ln., Ste. A
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
(916) 722-8200 8.90248
- 8,945 students | 9.10 Mi10 College Parkway
Folsom, CA 95630
(916) 608-6572 9.108,945
- 756 students | 11.40 Mi5221 Madison Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95841
(916) 339-1500 11.40756
- 85 students | 11.80 Mi2339 Gold Meadow Way, Suite 111
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
(916) 649-2400 11.8085
- 31,265 students | 12.30 Mi4700 College Oak Dr
Sacramento, CA 95841
(916) 484-8011 12.3031,265
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