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Santiago Canyon is a public college located in Orange, California in the Los Angeles Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,928 undergraduate students. The Santiago Canyon acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Business. Graduating 44% of students, Santiago Canyon alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $26,300.
About Santiago Canyon College...
Athletic Division
CCCAA
Athletic Conference
Address
8045 E Chapman
Orange, CA 92869
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
High School GPA

Cost

Net Price
$6,079/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $4,206/ year
  • $30-48k
    $4,295/ year
  • $49-75k
    $6,235/ year
  • $76-110k
    $9,795/ year
  • $110k+
    $10,202/ year
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Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
38:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.35 responses
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.29 responses
83%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.29 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,928Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
32%
Varsity Athletes
3%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
44%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
84%
National
83%

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Santiago Canyon College Reviews

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Santiago is an amazing college for it has not only intelligent, dedicated staff but a wide array of unique and connected students. The student body in a whole is generally accepting and willing to help, all you have to do is ask. Same goes for the staff as they are truly one of kind! They must have been built in the back office or something! Such amazing people who are ready to help you succeed and achieve your goals! Highly recommend!
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Santiago Canyon College is a great two-year college. It offers your basic general education classes, but it also offers a unique program. This is one of the few campuses that offer courses that prepare students for careers in water treatment/waste water treatment. The class curriculum is based off what the state will be testing applicants on. The college even offers special review sessions before the state testing date, as there are only 2 state tests every year.
I give a 5-star to Santiago Canyon College because the day that I was going to give up in my studying. A Program part of Santiago Canyon College called CAMP mayed my mind change that I had to keep on going to school even when I was a new mom I thought that it was over for me but it really was not to get my degree. They help me a lot they really want the student to have the best experience ever in continuing their education. If it would have been for them I wouldn't be in college, I wouldn't be almost to finish graduating School. I'm looking forward for next year to graduating and transferring to Dominguez or to Cal State Fullerton or wherever life takes me. But I'm thankful for the staff of Canyon College for being there when I needed guidance and encouragement to keep on with my education for being there for me when I needed them and for pointing me to the right direction that's why I give it five to Santiago Canyon College.