Solano Community College

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School Overview

Solano Community College is a part of California’s public community college systems, which includes 112 campuses in 72 districts in the state.

General Information

Admission Office

4000 Suisun Valley Road
Fairfield, CA 94534-3197
(707) 864-7171
Fax: (707) 864-7175

Contact: Barbara Fountain
Dean, Admissions and Records
Main Address

4000 Suisun Valley Road
Fairfield, CA 94534-3197
(707) 864-7000


Total undergrads: 11,014
Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,660


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

A note about the college’s admission requirements: Special requirements for nursing program.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Horticulture, Ornamental A,C
Landscaping A,C

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
African-American Studies A
Asian American Studies A
Hispanic-American Studies A
Native American Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing
Commercial Photography A,C
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Drawing A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Interior Design A,C
Music – General A
Music – Voice/Opera C
Music Theory/Composition C
Painting A
Sculpture A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Office Management A,C
Real Estate A,C

Communications & Journalism
Communications/Rhetoric A
Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Early Childhood Education A,C

Engineering Technologies
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering A
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Water Quality/Treatment A,C

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A,C
Human Development/Family Studies C

Foreign Language & Literature
Foreign Language & Literature – General A
French A
German A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Nursing (RN) A

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies
Legal Administrative Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Aircraft Mechanics A,C
Appliance Installation/Repair A,C
Auto Body Repair A,C
Computer Installation/Repair A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological/Physical Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Health/Physical Fitness A
Sport/Fitness Administration A

Personal & Culinary Services
Cosmetology A,C

Physical Sciences
Chemistry A
Physics A

Precision Production Trades
Welding Technology A,C

Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services
Human Services A,C

Science Technologies
Biology Technician A,C

Security & Protective Services
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Police Science A,C

Social Sciences
International Relations 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.

Solano Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (707) 864-7000
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:;jsessionid=429A1C2C4693BE788AF1F890FD6F5546
Address: 4000 Suisun Valley Rd, Fairfield, CA 94534-3197
Setting: Suburb: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 9,330
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 24 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 5,413 (58% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,163
Out-of-state Tuition: $6,607
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 64%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $3,979

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

Solano Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Solano Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 11
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 79
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 13
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 43
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 571
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 15
Health Professions and Related Programs 42
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 54
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 65
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 3
Personal and Culinary Services 11
Physical Sciences 2
Precision Production 11
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 6
Visual and Performing Arts 26
Grand total 42741

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Solano Community 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 $1,163
Out-of-state $6,607
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 440 64%
Grant or scholarship aid 428 62% $3,979
Student loan aid 10 1% $5,041

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,289 46% $2,514
Federal student loans 102 1% $7,078

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Solano Community 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 Solano Community 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

Solano Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 9,330
Undergraduate enrollment 9,330
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

Solano Community 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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