N/A

Acceptance Rate

$5,282

Avg.Financial Aid

001290

FAFSA Code

About Sierra College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

18,314

Website

https://www.sierracollege.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

ACCJC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A community college named, Sierra College, is located in Rocklin, CA. In 1936, Sierra College was founded. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Sierra College has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Esse Quam Videri and its official colors are cardinal and white. At Sierra College, the total enrolment stands at 18,226. The school has a total of 759 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Around 70% of the students are 24 and under at Sierra College. Shedding some light on gender distribution at SC, around 55% of the students are females and 45% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 84 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Brandon Aiyuk, Ryan Guzman, Fenuki Tupou, and James LeVoy Sorenson. Sierra College's sporting teams are affiliated to CCCAA, and Big 8 Conference (California). Like several universities in the country, athletics play an important part here as well. A total of 175 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges).

Location & Contact

Address

5100 Sierra College Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9166243333
Fax:
Request Info

Rankings

The ranking of a particular college helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The rankings of eductional institutions by Forbes and US News are considered a reliable source by applicants and experts. The ranking of a college is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. However, Sierra College doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

FALSE

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

FALSE

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. It can be concluded that scoring high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT is not an important criterion for Sierra College, as the average SAT or ACT score of students is not available publicly. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 5100 Sierra College Blvd, Rocklin, California 95677-3397. To gather more information, they can call them at (916) 624-3333.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$6,043

Average Annual Cost

$1,104

Books And Supplies

$2,224

Other Fees

$40

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,400

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,096

Total One Year Cost

$13,864

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to SC. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $19,583. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

24:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

72%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

51%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

40%

Male Professors

60%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Social Sciences, General

545 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

424 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

363 Graduates

Psychology, General

189 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

134 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

133 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

111 Graduates

Biology, General

98 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

83 Graduates

Electrical/Electronics Maintenance...

71 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

64 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

62 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

58 Graduates

History

42 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

40 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

38 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

37 Graduates

Fire Protection

34 Graduates

Mathematics

33 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

33 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

31 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

30 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

29 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

27 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

25 Graduates

Environmental Control Technologies/...

25 Graduates

Physics

24 Graduates

Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

22 Graduates

Computer Programming

21 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

21 Graduates

Sociology

21 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

19 Graduates

Political Science and Government

19 Graduates

American Sign Language

17 Graduates

Economics

17 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

16 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

16 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

16 Graduates

Philosophy

15 Graduates

Agriculture, General

14 Graduates

Anthropology

14 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

14 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

13 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

11 Graduates

Graphic Communications

11 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

11 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

9 Graduates

Building/Construction Finishing, Ma...

8 Graduates

Chemistry

8 Graduates

Engineering, General

7 Graduates

Apparel and Textiles

6 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

6 Graduates

Data Entry/Microcomputer Applicatio...

6 Graduates

Music

5 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

5 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences a...

4 Graduates

Computer Science

4 Graduates

Real Estate

4 Graduates

Carpenters

3 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

2 Graduates

Engineering Technology, General

1 Graduates

Journalism

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

18,314

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

27%

Full-time

36%

Part-time

64%

Students Gender

Male

45%

US National: 44%

Female

55%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

57% White

0% Unknown

3% Black

27% Hispanic

6% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

6% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

1%

Out Of State

98%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$69,725 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Wolverines

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

190

Total Female Athletes

138

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

1

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Golf

Swimming and Diving

Water Polo

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Water Polo

Beach Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $7,400 per year. Sierra College offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At SC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 45% and 55%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$25,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$30,700/year

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

51%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,282

Students Receiving Federal Grants

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,917

Students Receiving State Aid

51%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,116

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

1%

Average Aid Per Year

$256

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$8,459

$30K - $48K

$7,201

$48K - $75K

$4,575

$75K - $110K

$2,207

> $110K

$870

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at SC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,002, whereas the financial aid is $354. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $1,883, while the institutional aid is $354.

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