Sierra College: Ranking & Review

Rocklin Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1195 4227
Top 25%

Sierra College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

5,745 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,205 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Sierra 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.

Sierra College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $13,862 $18,934
Off-campus $20,231 $25,303
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $7,400 and other expenses per full academic year.

Sierra College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 121 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,104 $6,168
Fees for full-time undergraduates $38 $46
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $278

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Social Sciences 630 630
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 565 565
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 424 424
Psychology 189 189
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 167 167
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 140 140
Visual and Performing Arts 113 113
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 109 109
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 102 102
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 98 98
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 92 92
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 83 83
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 59 59
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 49 49
History 42 42
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 40 40
Health Professions and Related Programs 40 40
English Language and Literature & Letters 37 37
Physical Sciences 34 34
Precision Production 33 33
Mathematics and Statistics 33 33
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 28 28
Philosophy and Religious Studies 15 15
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 14 14
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 11 11
Construction Trades 11 11
Engineering 7 7
Natural Resources and Conservation 5 5
Library Science
Grand Total3,1703,170

A total of 3,170 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Sierra College.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate35%30%39%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 53%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff743
Instructional FTE444
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitesierracollege.edu
Address5100 Sierra College Blvd
Rocklin, California, 95677-3397
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
Phone9166243333