Mt Sierra College

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School Overview

Mt. Sierra College, locally referred at Mt. Sierra, is a four-year private college that offers accredited bachelor degree programs in various areas including business, technology and media arts. Degree programs at Mt. Sierra are technology driven and designed to provide students with a traditional and well-rounded education that will help them successfully prepare for a career in a variety of growing career fields. Most programs at Mt. Sierra college can be completed in just 12 quarter terms over a period of 3 years.

All programs at Mt. Sierra are broken down into two parts: a core curriculum, which is career focuses, and a well-rounded and relevant general education component. The core curriculum for each program at Mt. Sierra is specifically designed to provide students with a solid foundation that will enable them to acquire top entry-level positions upon graduation. The courses at the college offer hands-on experience that enable students to immediately apply their education in the work place.

Mt. Sierra offers students the opportunity to earn their degree via a traditional campus-based format or entirely online via distance learning. Bachelors degree programs offered at Mt. Sierra include the following:

Media Arts & Design Concentrations

  • Graphic Design
  • Visual Effects & Digital Video
  • Multimedia Arts & Design
  • Game Arts & Design (FlexLearn only)

Information Technology Concentrations

  • Information Security
  • Telecommunications Technology
  • Computer Information Technology
  • Business Entrepreneurship (FlexLearn only)
  • Business Administration (FlexLearn only)

General Information

101 E Huntington Dr, Monrovia, CA 91016

General Phone:(626) 873-2144
Website URL:www.mtsierra.edu
Type of Institution:Private for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards Offered:BA/BS degrees
Campus setting:Suburb: Large
On-campus housing:No
Student Population:619 (619 undergraduate)
Ratio of students to faculty:12 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $16,119 $16,119 $17,136 $18,096 +5.60%
Books and Supplies $3,180 $3,402 $3,606 $3,858 +6.99%
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 $19,299 $19,521 $20,742 $21,954 +5.84%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 16 89%
Grant or scholarship aid 10 56% $54,650 $5,465
• Federal grants 10 56% $32,424 $3,242
• Pell grants 10 56% $29,462 $2,946
• Other federal grants 4 22% $2,962 $741
Local and state government scholarships or grants 4 22% $21,226 $5,307
Institutional scholarships or grants 2 11% $1,000 $500
Student loan financial aid 14 78% $113,368 $8,098
• Federal student loans 14 78% $109,068 $7,791
• Other student loans 1 6% $4,300 $4,300

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 60
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 9
Business Administration and Management, General 5
E-commerce/electronic Commerce 4
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 6
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 23
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 7
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance 8
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 8
Visual and Performing Arts 22
Design and Visual Communications, General 4
Game and Interactive Media Design 8
Graphic Design 10
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

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Mt Sierra College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(626) 873-2100
Website:www.mtsierra.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online:mtsierra.edu/apply-now/
Address:800 Royal Oaks Drive, Suite 101, Monrovia, CA 91016
Setting:21
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:285
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):45%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:285 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$15,688
Out-of-state Tuition:$15,688
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,319

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Mt Sierra College Programs

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total8

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

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Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$15,688
Out-of-state$15,688
Books and supplies$2,100

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid14100%
Grant or scholarship aid1393%$6,319
Student loan aid1286%$8,651

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid30585%$5,976
Federal student loans28379%$9,069

Admissions & Enrollment

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Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants503911
Percent admitted100%41%55%
Percent admitted who enrolled44%41%55%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Mt Sierra College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment285
Undergraduate enrollment285
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Mt Sierra College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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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