Santiago Canyon College

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Santiago Canyon College

8045 E Chapman
School Setting City: Midsize: Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population less than 250,000 and greater than or equal to 100,000.
Geographic RegionFar West AK CA HI NV OR WA
PresidentJuan Vazquez
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is part of a system or corporate entity
California Community College System
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPublic institution - An educational institution whose programs and activities are operated by institutionly elected or appointed school officials and which is supported primarily by public funds.
Dual credit Yes
Calendar system Semester
A calendar system that consists of two semesters during the academic year with about 16 weeks for each semester of instruction. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores Not applicable

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 11,579
Number of Men 7,120
Number of Women 4,459
Percentage Women39%
Percentage Men61 %
Full-time Students 2764
Part-time Students 8815
Number of Applicants Not Reported
Number of Admitted Not Reported
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 79%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 40 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
In-state Tuition $1,104
Books and Supplies $1,500
On Campus Room and Board $0
In-state Fees $38
Out of State Tuition $38
Application Fee $0
Estimated Total$2,680

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Average net price-students receiving grant or scholarship aid4893
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 29%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$1,933
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 29%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $4,312
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 11%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $3,193
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $5,209
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The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesLess Than 1 Yr Certificate
yes1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate
yesAssociate’s Degree

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies759
Humanities/Humanistic Studies375
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Techn126
Biological and Physical Sciences116
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General113
Surveying Technology/Surveying79
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General58
Business Administration and Management, General37
Psychology, General23
Construction Trades, Other22
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other14
Teacher Assistant/Aide14
History, General11
Political Science and Government, General11

Degrees Awarded by Level

Associate's Degree866
Award of at least 1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate621
Award of Less Than 1 academic year402

Additional Services

yesWeekend/evening college
yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesOpen admission policy

Sports and Athletics

Tel / Fax (714) 628-4729
Institution’s internet website address
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.