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Sierra College

Rocklin, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

5100 Sierra College Blvd

Rocklin, CA 95677-3855

Admission Office

5100 Sierra College Blvd

Rocklin, CA 95677-3397

(916) 660-7340

Fax : (916) 630-4500

Contact : Mariella Guzman-Aguilar

Admissions and Records Program Manager

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

College Board Code: 4697

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 18,500

In-State Tuition : $1,430.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $9,380.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Mar 2

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Most Popular Majors

Associates
Liberal Arts : 44.0%
Other : 13.0%
Business/Marketing : 11.0%
Social Sciences : 8.0%
Security and Protective Services : 6.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agriculture, General A C

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
Deaf Studies A
Women's Studies A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A C
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A C
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations A C
Business Administration and Management, General A C
Business/Commerce, General A C
Real Estate A C
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General A C
Small Business Administration/Management A C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia A C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Programming/Programmer, General A C
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications A C
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General A C
Information Technology A
Network and System Administration/Administrator A C
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design A C
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster A C

Construction Trades
Carpentry/Carpenter A C
Construction Trades, General C

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching A C

Engineering
Engineering, General A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD A C
Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD A C
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General A C
Laser and Optical Technology/Technician C
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD A C
Solar Energy Technology/Technician C

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General A
Rhetoric and Composition A

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management A
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General A

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
American Sign Language (ASL) A

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A

History
History, General A

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Library Science
Library and Archives Assisting A C

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician A C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair Technology/Technician, General A C

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Studies A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies A
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General A

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General A
Geology/Earth Science, General A
Physics, General A

Precision Production
Woodworking, General A C

Psychology
Psychology, General A

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science A
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies A
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician A C
Fire Science/Fire-fighting A C
Security and Loss Prevention Services A

Social Sciences
Geography C
Social Sciences, General A

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General A C
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General A
Fine/Studio Arts, General A
Music Performance, General A
Photography A C

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Cross-Registration

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

300 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Dorms, Libraries

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : nature trail, planetarium, science museum displays, learning resource center, cross-country trail

Geographic Location : 25 miles from Sacramento.

Small City

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 18,500

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 13,971

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 28

Full time students average age : 25

In state students : 99.0%

Out of state students : 1.0%

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 2.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 1.0%

Housing Options

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $250.00

Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Wolverines

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Club

Counseling And Wellness

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Career counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Pre-admission summer program

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Archery

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Badminton

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Cheerleading

Women's Intramural

Cross-Country

Women's Intercollegiate

Diving

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Rugby

Men's Club

Skiing

Men's Club

Women's Club

Soccer

Women's Intercollegiate

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Swimming

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Water Polo

Women's Intercollegiate

Wrestling

Men's Intercollegiate

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Sierra College accepts Advanced Placement (AP) examinations with scores of three or higher. Currently enrolled students may be awarded up to six units of credit per examination. Credit is awarded for a Sierra College course or courses; as general education credit; or as elective credit. Students automatically receive credit for AP examinations if official College Board Advanced Placement scores are sent to the College (Sierra Col­lege Code=4697). Grades are not assigned and the credit is not used in calculating grade point average. Students are notified when credit is granted. AP credit will not be used to alleviate a substandard grade

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

ART 2

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

ART 3

All

Art History

3

6

ARHI 110,120

All

Biology

3

4

BIOL 11

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MATH 30

All

Calculus BC

3

4

Math 30

All

5

4

MATH 31

All

Calculus BC: AB Subscore

3

4

MATH 30

All

Chemistry

3

5

--

All

5

5

CHEM 1A

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

POLS 2

All

Computer Science A

3

3

CSCI 10

All

Computer Science Principles

3

3

--

All

Drawing

3

3

Art 4A

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

English 1A

All

English Literature and Composition

3

6

English 1A, 1B

All

Environmental Science

3

4

--

All

European History

3

3

HIST 4B

All

French Language and Culture

3

4

French 2

All

German Language and Culture

3

4

GER 2

All

Human Geography

3

3

GEOG 2

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

4

ITAL 2

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

4

JPN 2

All

Latin

3

3

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECON 1A

All

Microeconomics

3

3

Econ 1B

All

Music Theory

3

3

--

All

Physics 1

3

4

--

All

Physics 2

3

4

PHYS 10, PHYS 11

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

5

Physics 110, 110L

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

5

PHYS 105, 105L

All

Psychology

3

3

Psych 100

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

5

Spanish 2

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

3

--

All

Statistics

3

4

MATH 13

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

POLS 1

All

United States History

3

6

HIST 17A,17B

All

World History: Modern

3

3

HIST 50

All

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 2

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Linda Williams

Financial aid office phone : (916) 660-7310

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $46.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $311.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Art

Athletics

Job Skills

Leadership

Minority Status

Music/Drama

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$1,430.00

$1,430.00

$1,430.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$9,380.00

$9,380.00

$9,380.00

Room only:

--

$15,156.00

$3,663.00

Books and supplies:

$2,224.00

$2,224.00

$2,224.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$3,096.00

$3,096.00

$3,096.00

Transportation expenses:

$2,600.00

$2,600.00

$2,600.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$9,350.00

$24,506.00

$13,013.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$17,300.00

$32,456.00

$20,963.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 1

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Transfer center

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $100.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $9,380.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $15,156.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $311.00

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 45

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser