Sierra College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

5000 Rocklin Road
Rocklin, CA 95677
(916) 660-7340
(800) 242-4004
Fax: (916) 630-4500

Contact: Gail Modder
Admissions and Records Program Manager

Main Address

5000 Rocklin Road
Rocklin, CA 95677
(916) 624-3333


Total undergrads: 21,373
Degree-seeking undergrads: 21,373


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

Not reported

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agriculture – General A,C
Animal Husbandry A,C
Equestrian/Equine Studies A,C
Horticultural Services A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General A,C
Fine/Studio Arts A
Music – General Performance 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,C
Real Estate A,C
Sales and Distribution A,C
Small Business Administration A,C

Communications & Journalism
Digital Communications/Multimedia A,C

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Programming – General A,C
Data Entry Applications A,C
Embedded systems A,C
Information Technology A
System Administration A,C
Web/Multimedia Design A,C
Web/Multimedia Management A,C

Construction Trades
Carpentry A,C
Construction Trades – General C

Early Childhood Education A,C
Teacher Assistance A

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies
Architectural Drafting A,C
Hazardous Materials Management A,C
Laser/Optical Technology C
Mechanical Drafting A,C

English Language & Literature
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Management A
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A
Institutional Food Production A,C

Foreign Language & Literature
American Sign Language (ASL) A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Nursing (RN) A

Law & Legal Studies
Legal Administrative Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Library Science
Library Assistance A,C

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Automotive Technology A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C

Natural Resources & Conservation
Forestry – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Health/Physical Fitness A

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A

Precision Production Trades
Woodworking A,C

Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Police Science A
Security/Loss Prevention A

Social Sciences
Geography C
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.

Sierra College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (916) 624-3333
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 5100 Sierra College Blvd, Rocklin, CA 95677-3397
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 18,226
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 24 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 11,348 (62% 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: $6,214
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 80%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $3,911

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

Sierra College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Sierra College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 21
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 3
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 77
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 3
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 32
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 68
Construction Trades 32
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 75
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 55
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 12
Health Professions and Related Programs 23
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 23
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 3
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 44
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 23
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 3
Precision Production 2
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 16
Visual and Performing Arts 45
Grand total 5177

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Sierra 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 $6,214
Books and supplies $2,224

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 1,554 80%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,548 80% $3,911
Student loan aid 40 2% $4,829

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 9,544 52% $3,183
Federal student loans 561 3% $6,971

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Sierra 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 Sierra 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

Sierra College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 18,226
Undergraduate enrollment 18,226
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

Sierra 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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