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IPEDS ID: 399212
OPE ID: 03695700
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Santiago Canyon College
8045 E Chapman, Orange, California 92869-4512
General information:  (714) 628-4900
Website:  www.sccollege.edu/pages/default.aspx
Type:  2-year, Public
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:  City: Midsize
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  10,939 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  34 to 1
Admissionswww.sccollege.edu/StudentServices/Admissions/Pages/default.aspx
Apply Onlinecccapply.org/Applications/CCCApply/apply/Santiago_Canyon_College.html
Financial Aidsccollege.edu/studentservices/financialaid/Pages/default.aspx
Net Price Calculatorwww.sccollege.edu/StudentServices/Admissions/Pages/Fees_NEWEST.aspx
Mission Statement
  Santiago Canyon College (SCC) is a diverse learning community dedicated to intellectual and personal growth. Our purpose is to foster a learning environment that helps students develop knowledge and understanding, critical thinking, sound decision making, cultural awareness, effective communication skills, and a commitment to local and global citizenship.

Santiago Canyon College offers a comprehensive curriculum that includes university transfer, associate degree and certificate programs. In addition, we provide community services, career education, continuing education, basic skills development, and a range of support services for full and part-time students, including those with family and career responsibilities. At SCC we encourage students to plan, implement, and evaluate their educational progress through meaningful reflection and interaction with both the college and community.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Suburban-serving Multicampus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
4%
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty101309
Instructional101309
Research and public service00
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees
In-state$658$898$1,142$1,1420.0%
Out-of-state$5,458$4,834$4,910$5,1745.4%
Books and supplies$1,600$1,500$1,500$1,71014.0%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$11,000$11,000$11,000$11,2682.4%
Other$3,900$3,900$3,900$4,1676.8%
Off Campus with Family
Other$3,900$3,900$3,900$4,2759.6%
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
In-state
Off Campus$17,158$17,298$17,542$18,2874.2%
Off Campus with Family$6,158$6,298$6,542$7,1278.9%
Out-of-state
Off Campus$21,958$21,234$21,310$22,3194.7%
Off Campus with Family$10,958$10,234$10,310$11,1598.2%
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Alternative Tuition Plans
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid150148%————
Grant or scholarship aid49548%$1,840,956$3,719
Federal grants27426%$1,173,537$4,283
Pell grants27426%$1,154,937$4,215
Other federal grants333%$18,600$564
State/local government grant or scholarships48046%$657,469$1,370
Institutional grants or scholarships283%$9,950$355
Student loan aid182%$74,750$4,153
Federal student loans182%$74,750$4,153
Other student loans00%$0
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid13,74132%$7,701,979$2,059
Pell grants1,35112%$4,464,132$3,304
Federal student loans1481%$640,046$4,325
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2010-20112011-20122012-2013
Average net price$5,340$4,893$4,961
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$3,125$2,942$3,136
$30,001 – $48,000
$48,001 – $75,000
$75,001 – $110,000
$110,001 and more
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2013
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)10,939
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment1,112
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 18%
Part-time: 82%Student Gender:
Male: 62%
Female: 38%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 7%
Black or African American: 2%
Hispanic/Latino: 45%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 37%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 66%
25 and over: 34%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 97%
Out-of-state: 0%
Foreign countries: 1%
Unknown: 2%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2012.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 6%
Enrolled in some distance education: 8%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 87%
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students
Student retention:
Full-time students: 72%
Part-time students: 47%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Returned in Fall 2013
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 21 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2013.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 32%
Transfer-out rate: 13%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by gender
Overall graduation rate by gender:
Male: 31%
Female: 32%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 36%
Black or African American: 50%
Hispanic/Latino: 28%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 10%
White: 34%
Two or more races: 32%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 31%
Non-resident alien: 67%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Graduation Rates by Time to Completion

Graduation rates can be measured over different lengths of time. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program. For example, the "normal" amount of time for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., 4 years for a 2-year program).

Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in Fall 2009 or Fall 2010, by Time to Completion
Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in Fall 2009 or Fall 2010, by Time to Completion
Within "Normal time" for the program: 11%
Within 150% of "Normal time" for the program: 31%
Within Twice as Long as "Normal time" for the program: 41%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgram<1
year
Certificate
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year
Certificate
Associate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General--15
Category total--15
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping9d-0d
Business Administration and Management, General22d-104d
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other9-0
Office Management and Supervision2d--
Real Estate1d--
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General8d-4d
Small Business Administration/Management4-4
Category total55d-112d
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Advertising7--
Radio and Television10--
Speech Communication and Rhetoric--4
Category total17-4
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Programming/Programmer, General4d--
Computer Science1d-4d
Information Technology1-2
Category total6d-6d
Construction Trades
Construction Trades, Other12-1
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General176-1
Electrician4149-
Category total229492
Education
Teacher Assistant/Aide15--
Category total15--
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician-381
Surveying Technology/Surveying102d-6d
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician86-24
Category total188d3831d
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General--9
Category total--9
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Care Provider/Assistant4d--
Category total4d--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
American Sign Language (ASL)2--
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General--0
Category total2-0
History
History, General--9d
Category total--9d
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies--464
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-660227
Category total-660691
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General--9d
Category total--9d
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician9--
Category total9--
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences--166
Category total--166
Personal and Culinary Services
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General3600
Category total3600
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy--2
Category total--2
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General--7
Geology/Earth Science, General--0
Physics, General--8
Category total--15
Psychology
Psychology, General--61d
Category total--61d
Social Sciences
Anthropology--2
Economics, General--8
Geography--1
Political Science and Government, General--12d
Social Sciences, General--0
Sociology--10d
Category total--33d
Transportation and Materials Moving
Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation269--
Category total269--
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General--5
Commercial and Advertising Art--0
Graphic Design102
Category total107
Grand total8317471,172
2012-2013 Varsity Athletes
Other DivisionMenWomen
Golf9
Soccer2827
Softball15
Track and Field, Outdoor3917
Track and Field, X-Country1821
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges 1/1/2000 -  Accredited
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession001
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible011
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery010
Aggravated assault001
Burglary025
Motor vehicle theft001
Arson000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate17.2%20.3%
Number in default1613
Number in repayment9364
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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