Santa Ana College: Ranking & Review

Santa Ana
United States
Top 34%

Santa Ana College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)28,08316,89611,187

4,738 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,855 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Santa Ana 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.

Santa Ana 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.

Santa Ana College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,104$7,944
Fees for full-time undergraduates$38$38
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$46$331

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2,0832,083
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services430430
Health Professions and Related Programs375375
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service300300
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies228228
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians188188
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields136136
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences118118
Social Sciences8787
Precision Production8080
Visual and Performing Arts7474
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services5959
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs5757
Public Administration and Social Service Professions5252
Physical Sciences5151
Legal Professions and Studies4949
Mathematics and Statistics3434
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2020
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1919
English Language and Literature & Letters1616
Library Science1616
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1515
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1414
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services1111
Philosophy and Religious Studies44
Grand Total4,6524,652

A total of 4,652 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Santa Ana College.

Graduation rate25%23%28%

General info

Alternative namesSAC
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementSanta Ana College inspires, transforms, and empowers a diverse community of learners.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff811
Instructional FTE463
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address1530 W. 17th Street
Santa Ana, California, 92706-3398
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population325,000