Saddleback College: Ranking & Review

Mission Viejo Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1040 3701
Top 22%

Saddleback College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

9,675 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

4,979 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Saddleback 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.

Saddleback College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $22,434 $31,674
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Saddleback College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,288 $10,528
Fees for full-time undergraduates $40 $40
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $376

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1,838 1,838
Health Professions and Related Programs 655 655
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 370 370
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 184 184
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 141 141
Personal and Culinary Services 130 130
Psychology 125 125
Social Sciences 104 104
Visual and Performing Arts 80 80
Physical Sciences 75 75
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 75 75
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 64 64
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 45 45
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 44 44
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 34 34
History 31 31
Mathematics and Statistics 29 29
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 22 22
Natural Resources and Conservation 20 20
English Language and Literature & Letters 20 20
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 16 16
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 14 14
Architecture and Related Services 14 14
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 12 12
Construction Trades 6 6
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 4 4
Engineering 3 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2 2
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1 1
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 1 1
Transportation and Materials Moving
Education
Grand Total4,1594,159

A total of 4,159 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Saddleback College.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate38%33%43%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 49%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff822
Instructional FTE481
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitesaddleback.edu
Address28000 Marguerite Pky
Mission Viejo, California, 92692-3635
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
Phone9495824500