Santa Rosa Junior College

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General Information

Admission Office

1501 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
(707) 527-4685
(800) 564-7752
Fax: (707) 527-4798

Contact: Diane Traversi
Director of Enrollment Services
Main Address

1501 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
(707) 527-4011


Total undergrads: 32,959
Degree-seeking undergrads: 13,724


Urban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not Reported

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $600 $633 $741 $742 +0.13%
Books and Supplies $1,422 $1,422 $1,638 $1,620 -1.10%
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 $2,022 $2,055 $2,379 $2,362 -0.71%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 1,108 67%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,108 67% $2,007,725 $1,812
• Federal grants 240 15% $895,499 $3,731
• Pell grants 240 15% $865,311 $3,605
• Other federal grants 45 3% $30,188 $671
Institutional scholarships or grants 501 30% $382,063 $763
Institutional grants or scholarships 804 49% $730,163 $908
Student loan financial aid 27 2% $124,243 $4,602
• Federal student loans 27 2% $124,243 $4,602
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 1409 2841
Agriculture 15 34
Agribusiness/agricultural Business Operations 1
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other 5 2
Animal/livestock Husbandry and Production 1
Applied Horticulture/horticulture Operations 2
Floriculture/floristry Operations and Management 4
Horse Husbandry/equine Science and Management 2 2
Landscaping and Groundskeeping 1 3
Plant Nursery Operations and Management
Viticulture and Enology 5 21
Architecture and Related Services 2 5
Architectural Technology/technician 2 5
Area, Gender, Cultural, Ethnic, and Group Studies
Area Studies, Other
Ethnic Studies
Women’s Studies
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 5
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 5
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 61 111
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping 40
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Programs 13
Business Administration and Management 59 26
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 7
E-commerce/electronic Commerce 2
Hospitality Administration/management 3
Office Management and Supervision 3
Real Estate 2 4
Selling Skills and Sales Operations 6
Small Business Administration/management 7
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 1 3
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 1 3
Computing and Information Sciences 1 117
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 24
Computer and Information Sciences 37
Computer Science 1
Computer Support Specialist 4
Data Entry/microcomputer Applications 41
Information Technology 1
Web Page, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design
Web/multimedia Management and WebMA/MS 10
Construction Trades 3 10
Building/construction Site Management/manager 3 10
Engineering 4
Pre-engineering 4
Engineering Technology 10 27
Surveying Technology/surveying 10 21
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/technician 6
English Language, Composition and Literature/letters 6
English Language and Literature 6
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 8
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Spanish Language and Literature 8
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 217 958
Community Health and Preventive Medicine 2 11
Dental Assisting/assistant 19
Dental Hygiene/hygienist 20
Dietetic Technician 1
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) 2 756
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other 54
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 9 22
Medical/clinical Assistant 4 31
Pharmacy Technician/assistant 7 26
Phlebotomy Technician/phlebotomist 41
Psychiatric/mental Health Services Technician 15
Radiologic Technology/science – Radiographer 6 12
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 109
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling 3 13
Veterinary/animal Health Technology/technician and Veterinary Assistant 12
History 22
History 22
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 60 1134
Corrections 11
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other 31
Criminal Justice/police Science 31 862
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/technician 29 199
Fire Science/fire-fighting 31
Legal and Law Studies 8
Legal Administrative Assistant/secretary 8
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 422
Humanities/humanistic Studies 77
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 345
Mathematics and Statistics 22
Mathematics 22
Mechanics and Repairers 7 214
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician 4 196
Diesel Mechanics Technology/technician 5
Electrical/electronics Equipment Installation and Repair 3 13
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 132
Biological and Physical Sciences 132
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Environmental Studies
Natural Resources/conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 3
Health and Physical Education/fitness 1
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 2
Personal and Culinary Services 11 73
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts 8 58
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/manager 3 15
Physical Sciences 9
Chemistry 3
Physics 6
Precision Production Trades 1 11
Machine Tool Technology/machinist 1 8
Welding Technology/welder 3
Psychology 24
Psychology 24
Social Sciences 303
Anthropology 11
Economics 21
Geography, Other
International Relations and Affairs 2
Political Science and Government 5
Social Sciences 264
Transportation and Materials Moving
Airline/commercial/professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Visual and Performing Arts 41 34
Art/art Studies 23 2
Dance 2
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts 6
Drawing 2
Fashion/apparel Design
Graphic Design 2 21
Interior Design 1 1
Photography 2
Visual and Performing Arts 13
Work and Family Studies 19 101
Adult Development and Aging 1
Apparel and Textile Manufacture
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management 2 1
Child Care Provider/assistant 17 90
Foodservice Systems Administration/management 9
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agribusiness Operations A,C
Agricultural Business C
Animal Husbandry C
Animal Sciences C
Equestrian/Equine Studies A,C
Floristry/Floriculture C
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science A,C
Horticulture, Ornamental C
Landscaping C
Plant Sciences C
Plant/Nursery Operations C

Architecture & Related Programs
Landscape Architecture C

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

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General A,C
Arts Management C
Ceramics C
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Dance C
Drama/Theater Arts A,C
Drawing C
Fashion Design A,C
Interior Design C
Metal/Jewelry Arts C
Painting C
Photography C
Printmaking C
Sculpture C
Theater Design/Stagecraft C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A
Physiology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting C
Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Business Administration/Management A
Customer Service Management C
Customer Service Support C
Fashion Merchandising C
Hospitality Administration/Management C
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Office Clerical Services C
Office Management C
Real Estate C
Taxation C

Communications & Journalism
Broadcast Journalism C
Communications/Rhetoric C
Journalism C

Communications Technologies
Animation/Special Effects C
Graphic Communications C

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Graphics C
Computer Programming – General C
Computer Programming – Vendor/Product Certification C
Computer Science A,C
Computer/Systems Security C
Data Entry Applications C
Information Sciences/Systems C
Networking/LAN/WAN Management C
Web/Multimedia Management C

Construction Trades
Carpentry C
Lineworker C
Pipefitting C

Early Childhood Education A,C
Education – General A

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies
Architectural Drafting C
Civil Drafting/Civil Engineering C
Civil Engineering/Technology A,C
Construction/Building Technologies C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

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

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Management C
Child Care Service C
Child Development C
Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies C
Foods/Nutrition Studies C
Institutional Food Production C

Foreign Language & Literature
American Sign Language (ASL) A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Athletic Training/Sports Medicine C
Dental Assistance A,C
Dental Hygiene A,C
EMT Ambulance Attendant C
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Assistance C
Medical Insurance Coding C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Reception C
Medical Records Administration C
Medical Records Technology C
Medical Transcription C
Mental Health Services Technology A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical A,C
Nursing Assistance A,C
Pharmacy Assistance A,C
Respiratory Therapy Technician C

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies
Legal Administrative Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Auto Body Repair C
Automotive Technology C
Diesel Mechanics C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Sciences A

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Studies A
Natural Resources & Conservation – General A,C
Water/Wetlands/Marine Management C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A,C
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management C

Personal & Culinary Services
Baking/Pastry Arts C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training C
Culinary Arts/Related Services C
Food Prep/Professional Cooking C
Food Service C

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry A
Physics A

Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services
Human Services C

Security & Protective Services
Fire Protection/Safety Technology C
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Juvenile Corrections C
Police Science A,C

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Economics A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology A

Transportation & Materials Moving
Air Transportation 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.

Santa Rosa Junior College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (707) 527-4011
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-4395
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 19,101
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 13,217 (69% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,324
Out-of-state Tuition: $8,170
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 75%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $3,866

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

Santa Rosa Junior College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Santa Rosa Junior College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 1310
Architecture and Related Services 1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 3
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 163
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 12
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 101
Construction Trades 2
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 52
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 54
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 14
Health Professions and Related Programs 1812
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 62
Legal Professions and Studies 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 22
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 53
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 22
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 34
Personal and Culinary Services 32
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Precision Production 31
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 21
Social Sciences 27
Visual and Performing Arts 1910
Grand total 12289

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Santa Rosa Junior 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 $1,324
Out-of-state $8,170
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 690 75%
Grant or scholarship aid 685 74% $3,866
Student loan aid 10 1% $4,861

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 8,868 44% $2,902
Federal student loans 220 1% $6,170

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Santa Rosa Junior 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 Santa Rosa Junior 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

Santa Rosa Junior College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 19,101
Undergraduate enrollment 19,101
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

Santa Rosa Junior College Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program
    • Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*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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