Santiago Canyon College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

8045 East Chapman Avenue
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 628-4978
Fax: (714) 628-4723

Contact: Linda Miskovic
Associate Dean of Admissions

Main Address

8045 East Chapman Avenue
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 628-4901


Total undergrads: 13,613
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,320
Degree-seeking undergrads: 7,202


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

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General A,C
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Crafts/Folk Art/Artisanry A
Dance A
Fashion Design A
Metal/Jewelry Arts A
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Business/Managerial Economics A,C
Marketing Management A
Sales/Selling Skills A
Travel/Tourism Management A,C

Communications & Journalism
Communications/Rhetoric A

Communications Technologies
Graphic Communications A
Photographic/Film Technology A

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Science A
Information Sciences/Systems A
Web/Multimedia Design A

Construction Trades
Carpentry A
Electrician A

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies
Drafting and Design Technology A
Surveying Technology C

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

Family & Consumer Sciences
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A

Foreign Language & Literature
American Sign Language (ASL) A
Foreign Language & Literature – General A
French A
Italian A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Medical Assistance A

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Library Science
Library Assistance A

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Automotive Technology A

Personal & Culinary Services
Barbering C
Cosmetic Services C
Cosmetology A

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry A
Geology A
HydrologyWater Resources A
Physics A

Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Economics A
Geography 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.

Santiago Canyon College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (714) 628-4900
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 8045 E Chapman, Orange, CA 92869-4512
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 11,911
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 37 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 7,982 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,154
Out-of-state Tuition: $8,354
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 68%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,596

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

Santiago Canyon College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Santiago Canyon College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 106
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 21
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 42
Construction Trades 72
Education 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 85
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 22
Health Professions and Related Programs 3
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 32
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 31
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 4
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 6
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 23
Grand total 5043

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Santiago Canyon 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 $1,154
Out-of-state $8,354
Books and supplies $1,942

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 68%
Grant or scholarship aid 741 68% $4,596
Student loan aid 8 1% $4,558

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,327 38% $2,708
Federal student loans 86 1% $5,000

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Santiago Canyon 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 Santiago Canyon 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

Santiago Canyon College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 11,911
Undergraduate enrollment 11,911
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

Santiago Canyon College Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

*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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