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 Saddleback College

Saddleback College - Mission Viejo, CA

28000 Marguerite Pky, Mission Viejo, California 92692-3635

General information:(949)582-4500
Awards offered:Award of less than 1 academic year
Associate's degree
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years
Campus setting:Suburb: Large
Campus housing:No
Student population:22,578( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:31 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
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
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $658 $762 $762 0%
Out-of-state $4,594 $4,694 $762 516%
Books and supplies $1,638 $1,638 $1,638 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $10,872 $11,556 $11,556 0%
Other $5,634 $5,670 $5,670 0%
Off Campus with Family
Other $5,634 $5,670 $5,670 0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $2,296 $2,400 $2,400 0%
Off Campus $18,802 $19,626 $19,626 0%
Off Campus with Family $7,930 $8,070 $8,070 0%
On Campus $6,232 $6,332 $2,400 200%
Off Campus $22,738 $23,558 $19,626 21%
Off Campus with Family $11,866 $12,002 $8,070 50%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $728
In-state fees $34
Out-of-state tuition $4,660
Out-of-state fees $34
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 439 25% --
Grant or scholarship aid 429 25% $1,527,266 $3,560
Federal grants 252 15% $1,187,864 $4,714
Pell grants 252 15% $1,133,430 $4,498
Other federal grants 82 5% $54,434 $664
State/local government grant or scholarships 411 24% $338,402 $823
Institutional grants or scholarships 2 0% $1,000 $500
Student loan aid 45 3% $179,766 $3,995
Federal student loans 45 3% $179,766 $3,995
Other student loans Implied zero 0% Implied zero Not applicable
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 5,414 22% $10,780,055 $1,991
Pell grants 2,058 8% $7,556,161 $3,672
Federal student loans 429 2% $2,146,818 $5,004


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.
Average net price $13,747 $13,461 $12,762
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 Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $9,253 $11,463 $11,239
$30,001 - $48,000 $13,463 $16,650 Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 $13,463 Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• 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.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 22,578
Undergraduate enrollment 22,578
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 1,962
Graduate enrollment 0

•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 are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

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, 27 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.


Baseball 32-
Basketball 1513
Football 109-
Golf 88
Soccer -22
Softball -14
Swimming and Diving 1921
Tennis 128
Track and Field, Outdoor 3614
Track and Field, X-Country 1113
Volleyball -11
Water Polo 1511


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges01/01/1971 Accredited


National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

01/01/1987 Accredited


Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations99 7
Liquor law violations221
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession ------
Drug law violations ----
Liquor law violations ------
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 011
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 026
Burglary 353
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 001
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• 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


Default Rate14.6%
Number in default26
Number in repayment178

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00891800

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAward of less than 1 academic year Associate's degree Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General82--
Landscaping and Groundskeeping11---
Category total192--
Architecture and Related Services Colleges
Architectural Technology/Technician-77-
Category total-77-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
Ethnic Studies-4--
Women's Studies-1--
Category total-5--
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-17--
Category total-17--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping1310--
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General41--
Business Administration and Management, General-129--
Business/Commerce, General-3--
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce-1--
International Business/Trade/Commerce3---
Office Management and Supervision41--
Real Estate-44-
Retail Management1---
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General53--
Small Business Administration/Management11--
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations102--
Category total491554-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Radio and Television861-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric-1--
Category total991-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Graphics101--
Computer Programming/Programmer, General3---
Computer Science-4--
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications63--
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General54--
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design172--
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster21--
Category total4315--
Construction Trades Colleges
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector3---
Category total3---
Education Colleges
Teacher Assistant/Aide-1--
Category total-1--
Engineering Colleges
Category total-5--
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General11--
Category total11--
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General-17--
Category total-17--
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management782-
Apparel and Textiles, General-13-
Child Care Provider/Assistant21115-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General67--
Human Development and Family Studies, General-2--
Category total152920-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General-1--
French Language and Literature-1--
German Language and Literature-2--
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation-21-
Spanish Language and Literature-10--
Category total-161-
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)-53-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General262--
Medical/Clinical Assistant44911-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-118-118
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling-330-
Category total4619744118
History Colleges
History, General-16--
Category total-16--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Category total-71-
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Humanities/Humanistic Studies12--
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-4071109-
Category total14091109-
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General-9--
Category total-9--
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians Colleges
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician1478-
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician63--
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General11--
Category total21118-
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Biological and Physical Sciences-3--
Category total-3--
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Studies-5--
Natural Resources/Conservation, General2---
Category total25--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General-9--
Category total-9--
Personal and Culinary Services Colleges
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General113--
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General--38-
Category total11338-
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Category total-4--
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General-15--
Geology/Earth Science, General-1--
Physical Sciences-4--
Physics, General-6--
Category total-26--
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General-126--
Category total-126--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Human Services, General131-
Category total131-
Science Technologies Technicians Colleges
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other21--
Category total21--
Social Sciences Colleges
Economics, General-10--
Political Science and Government, General-14--
Social Sciences, General-5--
Category total-50--
Transportation and Materials Moving Colleges
Marine Transportation, Other51--
Category total51--
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art/Art Studies, General-11--
Dance, General-1--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General-5--
Interior Design7475
Music, General-5--
Visual and Performing Arts, General-15--
Category total74275
Grand total23512011241123