San Diego City College

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General Information

Admission Office

1313 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101-4787
(619) 388-3475
Fax: (619) 388-3505

Contact: Lou Humphries
Student Services Supervisor II

Main Address

1313 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101-4787
(619) 388-3400


Total undergrads: 17,711
Degree-seeking undergrads: 10,062


Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

A note about the college’s admission requirements: High school students seeking college admission must submit an approved application certified by parents, principal, registrar, and/or school district official.

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
African Studies A
African-American Studies A
Latin American Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art History/Criticism/Conservation A
Arts – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Music – General A
Photography A,C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Labor/Personnel Relations A
Management Information Systems A,C
Management Science A
Office Clerical Services A,C
Operations Management A,C
Purchasing/Procurement/Contracts A,C
Real Estate A,C
Tourism/Travel Services A,C

Communications & Journalism
Broadcast Journalism A

Communications Technologies
Communications Technologies – General A

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C
Computer Systems Analysis A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Data Entry Applications A
Data Processing Technology A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A

Construction Trades
Pipefitting A,C
Power/Electric Transmission A,C

Bilingual/Bicultural Education A

Engineering – General A

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

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Management A,C

Foreign Language & Literature
Foreign Language & Literature – General A
French A
Italian A
Sign Language Interpretation C
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Nursing (RN) A
Substance Abuse Counseling A,C

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Applied Mathematics A
Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Behavioral Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Health/Physical Fitness A,C

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A

Psychology – General A

Science Technologies
Biology Technician A

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Social Sciences – General 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.

San Diego City College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (619) 388-3400
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 1313 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101-4787
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 14,056
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 9,453 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,144
Out-of-state Tuition: $7,480
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 82%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,112

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

San Diego City College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at San Diego City College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 11
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 127
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 44
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 43
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 62
Construction Trades 63
Education 1
Engineering 12
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 94
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 42
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
Health Professions and Related Programs 42
History 1
Legal Professions and Studies 32
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 22
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 31
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 22
Personal and Culinary Services 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 4
Precision Production 31
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 21
Social Sciences 6
Transportation and Materials Moving 21
Visual and Performing Arts 87
Grand total 7970

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at San Diego City 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 $1,144
Out-of-state $7,480
Books and supplies $1,970

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 741 82%
Grant or scholarship aid 740 82% $6,112
Student loan aid 16 2% $3,818

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 8,129 54% $3,126
Federal student loans 277 2% $3,618

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for San Diego City 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 San Diego City 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

San Diego City College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 14,056
Undergraduate enrollment 14,056
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

San Diego City 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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