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Saddleback College

Mission Viejo, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

28000 Marguerite Pkwy

Mission Viejo, CA 92692-3635

www.saddleback.edu

Admission Office

28000 Marguerite Parkway

Mission Viejo, CA 92692

(949) 582-4555

Fax : (949) 347-8315

scadmissions@saddleback.edu

Contact : Christian Alvarado

Dean, Division of Enrollment Services

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

College Board Code: 4747

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 27,812

In-State Tuition : $1,418.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $10,268.00

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 : Jul 1

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : Jun 30

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

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 : 25.0%
Health Professions : 16.0%
Business/Marketing : 13.0%
Psychology : 10.0%
Environmental Science : 7.0%
Communications/Journalism : 6.0%
Social Sciences : 5.0%
Visual and Performing Arts : 5.0%

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
Ornamental Horticulture A C

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
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
Business Administration and Management, General A C
Business/Commerce, General A
Business/Corporate Communications, General C
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry C
Fashion Merchandising A C
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services C
Marketing/Marketing Management, General A C
Office Management and Supervision A C
Real Estate A C
Tourism Promotion Operations C
Tourism and Travel Services Management A C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism A C
Journalism A C

Communications Technologies & Support Services
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Graphics C
Computer Programming, Specific Applications C
Computer Programming/Programmer, General A C
Computer Science A
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications C
Computer and Information Sciences, General A C

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance C

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching A C
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education A
Mathematics Teacher Education A
Music Teacher Education A
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching A
Social Science Teacher Education A

Engineering
Engineering, General A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician C
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General A C
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician C

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General A
English Literature (British and Commonwealth) A
Rhetoric and Composition A

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General C
Child Care and Support Services Management C
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General A C
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General A C

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General A
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation A C

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) C
Medical/Clinical Assistant A C
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling C
Surgical Technology/Technologist A C

History
History, General A

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary A C
Legal Assistant/Paralegal A C

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

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General A

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

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Sciences A

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Studies A
Natural Resources/Conservation, General A

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

Personal & Culinary Services
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General C
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General C

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy A

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

Psychology
Psychology, General A

Public Administration & Social Services
Human Services, General C

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies C

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Economics, General A
Geography A
International Relations and Affairs A
Political Science and Government, General A
Social Sciences, General A
Sociology A

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General A
Commercial Photography A
Commercial and Advertising Art A C
Dance, General A
Design and Visual Communications, General A C
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General A
Fashion/Apparel Design A C
Fine/Studio Arts, General A
Interior Design A C
Music, General A
Photography A

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

Cooperative Education

Cross-Registration

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Honors Program

Independent Study

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

150 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : solar observatory, outdoor environmental laboratory and greenhouse, golf driving range, archeology lab and on-campus dig site, three-camera television studio, student radio station, art gallery

Geographic Location : 23 miles from Anaheim, 43 miles from Los Angeles.

Small City

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 27,812

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 14,566

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 26

Full time students average age : 26

In state students : 98.0%

Out of state students : 2.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : The Lariat

Student Newspaper URL : http://lariatnews.com

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Gauchos

Sport Member : NJCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Career counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Employment services for undergraduates

Health services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Women's services

Financial aid counseling

Minority students services

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

Pre-admission summer program

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

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

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

Y

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Cheerleading

Women's Intercollegiate

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Diving

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Soccer

Women's Intercollegiate

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Swimming

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Water Polo

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

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

Other Test Policies

SAT/ACT recommended for placement and counseling.

A note from the college

International applicants are not admitted to impacted programs, which include the Nursing and Paramedic programs. Students seeking admission to the Nursing program are required to show: proof of satisfactory completion of an accredited VN program or a current California VN license; completion of all core science courses with a grade of "C" or better; overall GPA of 2.5 in prerequisite courses; and completion of a minimum of one year of direct patient care. Students seeking admission to the Paramedic program are required to have a current EMT license and one year recent work experience.

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

From the college: South Orange County Community College District will grant credit for College Entrance Examination Board Advanced Placement Examinations satisfactorily passed during the junior and senior years of high school with a score of 3, 4, or 5. Determination of whether specific course or elective credit is to be awarded in any area is made by the academic division offering the subject matter. Specific credit awarded for AP exams with passing scores has been established as indicated in the College catalogs.

High school Coursework

High school diploma or equivalent is not required

Course Name

Required

Recommended

English

0

0

Math

0

0

Science

0

0

Social Studies

0

0

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

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

--

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

--

All

Art History

3

3

--

All

Biology

3

4

BIO 20

All

Calculus AB

3

3

MATH 2

All

4

3

MATH 3A

All

Calculus BC

3

3

MATH 3A

All

4

3

MATH 3A and MATH 3B

All

Calculus BC: AB Subscore

3

3

--

All

Chemistry

3

4

CHEM 3

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

5

3

PS 12

All

Computer Science A

3

3

--

All

Computer Science Principles

3

3

--

All

Drawing

3

3

--

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

ENG 1A

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

ENG 1A, 2 electives

All

Environmental Science

3

4

--

All

European History

3

3

--

All

French Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

German Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Human Geography

3

3

--

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Latin

3

3

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECON 20

All

5

3

ECON 2

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECON 20

All

5

3

ECON 2

All

Music Theory

3

3

--

All

Physics 1

3

4

PHYS 2A

All

Physics 2

3

4

--

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

--

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

--

All

Psychology

3

3

PSYC 1

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

3

--

All

Statistics

3

3*

MATH 10

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

United States History

3

3

HIST 22

All

World History: Modern

3

3

HIST 5

All

*Check with the related academic department at the college for more information.


Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Regular Financial Aid Deadline : Jun 30

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Ruth Higgins

Financial aid office phone : (949) 582-4860

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): $341.00

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

Art

Leadership

Music/Drama

Work Study Programs

For part-time students

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$1,418.00

$1,418.00

$1,418.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$10,268.00

$10,268.00

$10,268.00

Room only:

--

$12,492.00

$4,968.00

Books and supplies:

$1,792.00

$1,792.00

$1,792.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$3,114.00

$3,114.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$1,242.00

$1,242.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$3,210.00

$20,058.00

$12,534.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$12,060.00

$28,908.00

$21,384.00

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)

High School Transcript

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

Re-entry advisor

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Transfer center

Special Requirements

Course equivalencies are determined by the Office of Admissions and Records. No more than four units may be awarded for sectarian courses. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by an accredited evaluation service and submitted to the Admissions and Records Office.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $54.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $10,268.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $12,492.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $341.00

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: 52

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