Sacramento City College

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Sacramento City College, also known as SCC, was established in Sacramento, California in 1916. Though originally founded as a department of Sacramento High School, the school is now a two-year community college in the Los Rios Community College District. It is the oldest post-secondary school in Sacramento.

Fully accredited by WASC (the Western Association of Schools and Colleges), SCC offers its more than 25,000 students the opportunity to earn an Associate of Science degree, Associate of Art degree, diploma or certificate.

Along with academic prospects, Sacramento City College also offers opportunities for those interested in extracurricular activities and athletics. There may be no official sororities or fraternities on campus, but SCC is home to more than 50 student clubs and groups.

Known as the Panthers, SCC’s 18 athletic teams belong to both the Big 8 Conference and the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA). SCC boasts alumni who have participated in the World Series, Olympic Games, NFL playoffs, as well as world championship boxing.

General Information

Admission Office

3835 Freeport Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 558-2351
Fax: (916) 558-2190

Contact: Sam Sandusky
Dean of Admissions
Main Address

3835 Freeport Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 558-2111


Total undergrads: 25,900
Degree-seeking undergrads: 15,996


Urban setting
Large city (250,000 – 499,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
Women’s Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing
Arts – General A
Commercial Photography A,C
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Music – General A
Music Management/Merchandising A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
International Marketing A,C
Management Information Systems A,C
Office Clerical Services A,C
Real Estate A,C

Communications & Journalism
Journalism A,C
Communications Technologies
Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A,C
Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C

Bilingual/Bicultural Education A
Special Education A
Engineering Technologies
Drafting and Design Technology A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Management A,C
Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies A,C
Family/Community Services A,C
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Dental Assistance A,C
Dental Hygiene A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical A,C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A,C
Physical Therapy Assistance A,C

Law & Legal Studies
Legal Administrative Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Library Science
Library Assistance A,C

Mathematics – General A

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

Personal & Culinary Services
Cosmetology A,C

Security & Protective Services
Corrections A,C
Police Science A,C

Social Sciences
Social Sciences – General A,C

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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