Mt. San Antonio College

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Mt. San Antonio College is a community college located in Walnut, California, a suburb east of Los Angeles. Commonly referred to as Mt. SAC, the school specializes in aviation, offering Associate degrees and professional training that attracts students from around the United States. The student enrollment of over 50,000 makes it one of the largest community colleges in the state of California.

Mt. SAC is highly regarded in the aviation industry, having won the Loening Trophy for Best Aviation Program twice (1987, 2005). Pilot training is available for a broad range of aircraft, including the largest Associate of Science Commercial Flight program in the state, operating out of nearby Brackett Airport.
Students can also pursue an array of degrees in other fields of aviation. This includes training at Mt. SAC’s nationally recognized aircraft maintenance program and a Bachelor’s of Science in Aviation Management through a partnership with Southern Illinois University.

Many out-of-state students are attracted to Mt. SAC to become air traffic controllers with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Mt. SAC is one of only 36 schools in the country that offers the FAA’s College Training Initiative (CTI), in which students can earn an Associate of Science degree in Aviation Science.

Students may also pursue general coursework at Mt. SAC and transfer credits to a number of four-year colleges and universities in the state of California.

The Mt. SAC Flying Team is one of the top ranked community college teams in the nation, having achieved a #1 ranking in 2000, 2002 and 2005. The team is a member of the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate Flying Association and the National Intercollegiate Flying Association.

General Information

Admission Office

1100 North Grand Avenue
Walnut, CA 91789
(909) 594-5611
Fax: (909) 468-4068

Contact: George Bradshaw
Director of Admissions and Records

Main Address

1100 North Grand Avenue
Walnut, CA 91789
(909) 594-5611


Total undergrads: 38,242
Degree-seeking undergrads: 22,705


Suburban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $532 $534 $680 $680 0.00%
Books and Supplies $1,386 $1,586 $1,638 $1,620 -1.10%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $1,918 $2,120 $2,318 $2,300 -0.78%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 1,259 52%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,259 52% $4,520,665 $3,591
• Federal grants 814 34% $3,392,469 $4,168
• Pell grants 814 34% $3,275,576 $4,024
• Other federal grants 148 6% $116,893 $790
Institutional scholarships or grants 1,243 51% $1,127,396 $907
Institutional grants or scholarships 3 0% $800 $267
Student loan financial aid 18 1% $68,225 $3,790
• Federal student loans 18 1% $68,225 $3,790
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 1901 300
Agriculture 8 10
Agribusiness/agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/machine Technology
Animal/livestock Husbandry and Production 1
Applied Horticulture/horticulture Operations 5
Floriculture/floristry Operations and Management
Horse Husbandry/equine Science and Management 2
Landscaping and Groundskeeping 6
Plant Nursery Operations and Management 2
Turf and Turfgrass Management 2
Architecture and Related Services 7 8
Architectural Technology/technician 7 8
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 87 65
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping 5 10
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Programs 3 1
Business Administration and Management 28 28
Business/commerce 35
Hospitality Administration/management 6 4
International Business/trade/commerce 4 11
Real Estate 4
Retail Management
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations 2
Small Business Administration/management 4 7
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations
Communication and Journalism Programs 9
Radio and Television 4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 5
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 4 6
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 2 5
Photographic and Film/video Technology/technician and Assistant 2 1
Prepress/desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Computing and Information Sciences 24 12
Computer and Information Sciences
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance 12
Computer Graphics 6 8
Computer Programming/programmer 4
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 2 2
Data Modeling/warehousing and Database Administration
Web Page, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design 2
Construction Trades 2
Building/home/construction Inspection/inspector 2
Education 1 1
Teacher Assistant/aide 1 1
Engineering 1
Telecommunications Engineering 1
Engineering Technology 10 24
Drafting and Design Technology/technician 1 8
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/technician 8 9
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician 1 2
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/technician 5
English Language, Composition and Literature/letters 268
English Language and Literature/letters, Other 268
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4 5
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation 4 5
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 264 45
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician 19
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) 6 8
Psychiatric/mental Health Services Technician 6 15
Radiologic Technology/science – Radiographer 27
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 145
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist 30
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling 10 22
Veterinary/animal Health Technology/technician and Veterinary Assistant 21
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 60 46
Corrections 4 2
Criminal Justice/police Science 19 4
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/technician 37 40
Legal and Law Studies 49
Legal Assistant/paralegal 49
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 227 8
Humanities/humanistic Studies 111
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 116 8
Mathematics and Statistics 6
Mathematics 6
Mechanics and Repairers 12 24
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/technician 6
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/technician 5 10
Electrical/electronics Equipment Installation and Repair 7 7
Industrial Electronics Technology/technician 1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 352
Biological and Physical Sciences 352
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 46
Health and Physical Education/fitness 45
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 1
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Personal and Culinary Services 3
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/manager 3
Precision Production Trades
Welding Technology/welder
Science Technologies/technicians
Chemical Technology/technician
Social Sciences 355
Social Sciences 355
Transportation and Materials Moving 83
Air Traffic Controller 58
Airline Flight Attendant
Airline/commercial/professional Pilot and Flight Crew 25
Visual and Performing Arts 14 10
Commercial and Advertising Art 4
Fashion/apparel Design 3 3
Interior Design 4 7
Music 3
Visual and Performing Arts
Work and Family Studies 11 30
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management 5 3
Business Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 2
Child Care Provider/assistant 6 25
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agricultural Business A
Animal Sciences A,C
Equestrian/Equine Studies C
Horticultural Services A,C
Horticulture, Ornamental C
Landscaping C
Turf Management C

Arts, Visual & Performing
Design/Visual Communications A
Interior Design A,C
Photography A,C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A
Marine/Aquatic Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies A,C
Fashion Merchandising A,C
Office Clerical Services A,C
Real Estate A,C

Communications & Journalism
Advertising A
Broadcast Journalism A,C
Journalism A

Communications Technologies
Communications Technologies – General A,C

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Programming – Specific Applications C
Data Processing Technology A,C

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies
Architectural Engineering Technology A,C
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences
Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies A
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A

Foreign Language & Literature
Sign Language Interpretation A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Health Services – General A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Respiratory Therapy A

Law & Legal Studies
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Aircraft Mechanics A
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C

Natural Resources & Conservation
Forestry – General A,C
Natural Resources & Conservation – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management A

Security & Protective Services
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Police Science A,C

Transportation & Materials Moving
Air Traffic Control A
Air Transportation A
Flight Attendance A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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