Saddleback College

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General Information

Admission Office

28000 Marguerite Parkway

Mission Viejo, CA 92692

(949) 582-4555

Fax: (949) 347-8315

Contact: Jane Rosenkrans

Director, Admissions, Records and Enrollment Services
Main Address

28000 Marguerite Parkway

Mission Viejo, CA 92692

(949) 582-4500

Total undergrads: 25,573

Degree-seeking undergrads: 10,687


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

Nursing candidates must complete core curriculum with 2.5 GPA or better before screening process.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Horticulture, Ornamental A,C

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Commercial Photography A
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Dance A
Design/Visual Communications A,C
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fashion Design A,C
Fine/Studio Arts A
Interior Design A,C
Music – General A
Photography A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Business Communications C
Fashion Merchandising A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Marketing Management A,C
Office Clerical Services C
Office Management A,C
Real Estate A,C
Tourism/Travel Services C
Travel/Tourism Management A,C

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism A,C
Journalism A,C

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics C
Computer Networking/Telecommunications C
Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer Programming – Specific Applications C
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance C


Early Childhood Education A,C
Family/Consumer Sciences – Education A
Mathematics Education A
Music Teacher Education A
Physical Education A
Social Science Teacher Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Construction/Building Technologies C
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A
English Literature (British) A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management C
Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies C
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A,C
Foods/Nutrition Studies A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A
Sign Language Interpretation A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology C
Medical Assistance A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Substance Abuse Counseling C
Surgical Technology A,C


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Natural Sciences A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies A
Natural Resources & Conservation – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology C
Culinary Arts/Related Services C

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A

Physical Sciences

Astronomy A
Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services C

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies C

Social Sciences

Anthropology A
Economics A
Geography A
International Relations A
Political Science/Government A
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology 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.

Saddleback College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (949) 582-4500
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 28000 Marguerite Pky, Mission Viejo, CA 92692-3635
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 19,709
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 26 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 8,151 (41% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,330
Out-of-state Tuition: $9,590
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 36%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,447

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Saddleback College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Saddleback College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 22
Architecture and Related Services 11
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1613
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 23
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 67
Construction Trades 11
Education 32
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 52
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 107
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 210
Health Professions and Related Programs 157
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 64
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 31
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 32
Personal and Culinary Services 41
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 6
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 21
Social Sciences 6
Transportation and Materials Moving 11
Visual and Performing Arts 1112
Grand total 97103

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Saddleback College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $1,330
Out-of-state $9,590
Books and supplies $1,972

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 466 36%
Grant or scholarship aid 462 35% $4,447
Student loan aid 15 1% $4,427

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 7,217 37% $2,361
Federal student loans 214 1% $6,189

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Saddleback College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Saddleback College students.

Admissions Considerations

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

Saddleback College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 19,709
Undergraduate enrollment 19,709
Graduate enrollment 0

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

Saddleback College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

*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. 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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