Saddleback College

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School Overview

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
Address:28000 Marguerite Pky, Mission Viejo, CA 92692-3635
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:19,646
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:25 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:10,798 (55% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,326
Out-of-state Tuition:$7,766
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:43%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,248

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Saddleback College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Saddleback College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences22
Architecture and Related Services11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1511
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs23
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services66
Construction Trades11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields42
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences107
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics19
Health Professions and Related Programs137
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians64
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation31
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies32
Personal and Culinary Services41
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences5
Public Administration and Social Service Professions21
Social Sciences6
Transportation and Materials Moving11
Visual and Performing Arts1011
Grand total9095

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Saddleback College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
Books and supplies$1,792

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid62743%
Grant or scholarship aid61842%$4,248
Student loan aid373%$4,482

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid8,23742%$2,531
Federal student loans3632%$5,860

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.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

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 2017

Total Enrollment19,646
Undergraduate enrollment19,646
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

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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