Sacramento City College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 47%

Sacramento City College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)21,3238,89012,433

6,406 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,978 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Sacramento City College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Sacramento City College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Sacramento City College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$0$7,104
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,104$1,104
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$46$296

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Social Sciences337337
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities226226
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services215215
Health Professions and Related Programs187187
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service114114
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies111111
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services9999
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields8585
Personal and Culinary Services8181
Transportation and Materials Moving6363
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs6363
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services6161
Biological and Biomedical Sciences5555
Visual and Performing Arts5454
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians4545
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences4242
English Language and Literature & Letters2323
Mathematics and Statistics2121
Physical Sciences1818
Library Science1717
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1414
Public Administration and Social Service Professions99
Science Technologies & Technicians66
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics33
Philosophy and Religious Studies33
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies22
Natural Resources and Conservation
Grand Total2,0592,059

A total of 2,059 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Sacramento City College.

Graduation rate24%23%26%
  • Full-time retention rate - 65%
  • Part-time retention rate - 25%

General info

Alternative namesSCC
Sac City
Sacramento City
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff762
Instructional FTE486
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address3835 Freeport Blvd
Sacramento, California, 95822-1386
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population485,000