Santiago Canyon College: Ranking & Review

Orange Rank United States Rank World Rank
2 1968 6752
Top 40%

Santiago Canyon College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

2,579 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,052 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Santiago Canyon 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.

Santiago Canyon College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $20,663 $27,503
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Santiago Canyon 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 Humanities 1,650 1,650
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 217 217
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 187 187
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 128 128
Psychology 79 79
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 62 62
Social Sciences 49 49
Physical Sciences 48 48
Mathematics and Statistics 37 37
Visual and Performing Arts 29 29
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 22 22
History 19 19
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 17 17
English Language and Literature & Letters 16 16
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 16 16
Construction Trades 14 14
Personal and Culinary Services 7 7
Philosophy and Religious Studies 6 6
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 5 5
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4 4
Education 1 1
Transportation and Materials Moving
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians
Grand Total2,6132,613

A total of 2,613 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Santiago Canyon College.

Graduation rate39%34%43%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 53%

General info

Alternative namesSCC
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff442
Instructional FTE262
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address8045 E Chapman
Orange, California, 92869-4512
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize