San Diego City College: Ranking & Review

San Diego Rank United States Rank World Rank
10 1716 6128
Top 36%

San Diego City College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

4,885 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,837 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

San Diego 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.

San Diego City College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $20,528 $25,280
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

San Diego City College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,104 $5,856
Fees for full-time undergraduates $38 $38
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $244

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 250 250
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 223 223
Personal and Culinary Services 126 126
Health Professions and Related Programs 92 92
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 90 90
Construction Trades 88 88
Precision Production 80 80
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 79 79
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 70 70
Visual and Performing Arts 69 69
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 67 67
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 66 66
Social Sciences 64 64
Psychology 61 61
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 51 51
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 32 32
English Language and Literature & Letters 32 32
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 31 31
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 18 18
History 13 13
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 12 12
Engineering 11 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11 11
Mathematics and Statistics 7 7
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 6 6
Philosophy and Religious Studies 5 5
Legal Professions and Studies 4 4
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 4 4
Education 1 1
Physical Sciences 1 1
Transportation and Materials Moving
Grand Total1,6641,664

A total of 1,664 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at San Diego City College.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate23%17%28%
  • Full-time retention rate - 66%
  • Part-time retention rate - 38%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff432
Instructional FTE273
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitesdcity.edu
Address1313 Park Boulevard
San Diego, California, 92101-4787
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
Phone6193883400