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Santa Ana College

Santa Ana, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

1530 W 17th St

Santa Ana, CA 92706-3398

www.sac.edu

Admission Office

1530 West 17th Street

Santa Ana, CA 92706

(714) 564-6042

Fax : (714) 564-6455

adm_records@sac.edu

Contact : Mark Liang

Director, Admissions and Records

Type of School

Large

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Hispanic-Serving Institution

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Regionally Accredited

College Board Code: 4689

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 40,677

In-State Tuition : $1,418.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $10,208.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Large City (250-500k)

Urban

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 : Jun 30

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

Hispanic-Serving Institution

Most Popular Majors

Associates
Liberal Arts : 50.0%
Other : 18.0%
Health Professions : 11.0%
Security and Protective Services : 9.0%

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

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
African-American/Black Studies A
Ethnic Studies A
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies A
Women's Studies A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A C
Business Administration and Management, General A C
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies A C
Fashion Merchandising A C
Insurance A C
International Business/Trade/Commerce A
Management Science A
Marketing/Marketing Management, General A C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Advertising A C
Broadcast Journalism A C
Journalism A C
Speech Communication and Rhetoric A C

Communications Technologies & Support Services
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Graphics C
Computer Science A C
Computer and Information Sciences, General A C
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician A C

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching A C

Engineering
Engineering, General A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General A C

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

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Family and Community Services A
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General A C

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General A

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Medical/Clinical Assistant A C
Occupational Therapist Assistant A
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant A C
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A

History
History, General A

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal A C

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

Library Science
Library and Archives Assisting A

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician A C
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician A C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Exercise Science and Kinesiology A

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy A

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

Precision Production
Welding Technology/Welder A C

Psychology
Psychology, General A

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

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

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

Cooperative Education

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

66 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Large

Unique Facilities : planetarium, 2 art galleries, digital media center/digital incubator

Geographic Location : 40 miles from Los Angeles.

Large City

Urban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 40,677

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 18,565

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 25

Full time students average age : 22

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : El Don

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is not allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Dons

Sport Member : NJCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Health services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

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

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

Y

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

N

Television Station

Y

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Volleyball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Water Polo

Men's Intercollegiate

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

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

All students 18 years and older who can benefit from instruction are admitted.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : No

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

From the college: Students who have successfully completed courses in the Advanced Placement Program of the College Entrance Examination Board with scores of 3, 4, or 5 may earn credit for each Advanced Placement course. Credit awarded through the Advanced Placement Program may be used to satisfy graduation requirements, but cannot be used to satisfy the 12-unit residency requirement.

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

ART 110

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

ART 111

All

Art History

3

6

Art 101, 102

All

Biology

3

3

BIOL 109

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MATH 180

All

Calculus BC

3

8

MATH 180 and 185

All

Calculus BC: AB Subscore

3

4

MATH 180

All

Chemistry

3

5

CHEM 219

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

POLT 201

All

Computer Science A

3

3*

CMPR 121

All

Drawing

3

3

ART 130

All

English Language and Composition

3

4

ENGL 101

All

English Literature and Composition

3

4

ENGL 101

All

Environmental Science

3

3

BIOL 200 or ENVR 200

All

European History

3

3

HIST 102

All

French Language and Culture

3

10

FREN 101, 102

All

German Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Human Geography

3

3

GEOG 102

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Latin

3

3

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECON 120

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECON 121

All

Music Theory

3

8

MUS 111, 112

All

Physics 1

3

4

--

All

Physics 2

3

4

--

All

Physics B

3

8

PHYS 279 and 289

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

PHYS 227

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

PHYS 217

All

Psychology

3

3

PSYCH 100

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

10

Spanish 101, 102

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

3

--

All

Statistics

3

4

MATH 219

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

POLT101

All

United States History

3

6

HIST 120 and 121

All

World History: Modern

3

6

HIST 101, 102

All

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


College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

College Mathematics

50

--

Humanities

50

--

Natural Science

50

--

Social Sciences and History

50

--

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Jun 30

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Robert Manson

Financial aid office phone : (714) 564-6242

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): $339.00

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

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Art

Athletics

Job Skills

Leadership

State/District Residency

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:

$1,418.00

$1,418.00

$1,418.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$10,208.00

$10,208.00

$10,208.00

Room only:

--

$11,000.00

$4,518.00

Books and supplies:

$1,700.00

$1,700.00

$1,700.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$2,844.00

$3,096.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$1,323.00

$1,179.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$3,118.00

$18,285.00

$11,911.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$11,908.00

$27,075.00

$20,701.00

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): 2

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 (Required)

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)

Re-entry advisor

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: $50.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $10,208.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $11,000.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $339.00

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: --

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