Academic Overview

Saddleback College is a 2-4 years, public school located in Mission Viejo, California. For the academic year 2021-2022, the tuition & fees are $1,332 for California residents and $10,292 for other students on average. It offers 192 degree programs through 33 Certificate, 104 Associate's programs. Of that, the distance learning opportunity is given to 12 programs (12 Associate's programs). The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $46,000.
Directory Information and Key Academic Statistics
Type2-4 years, public
Address28000 Marguerite Pky, Mission Viejo, CA
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022) »In-State$1,332
Student Population »17,392 Total Enrollment
Graduation Rate »46%
Transfer-out Rate10%
Retention Rate71% (Full-time)
42% (Part-time)
Average Financial Aid »$3,368
Students to Faculty25:1 (4.00%)
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$46,000

2022 Tuition & Fees

The 2022 tuition & fees are $1,332 for California residents and $10,292 for out-of-state students at Saddleback College. Its tuition & fees are cheaper than the average tuition ($8,846) over public community colleges in California. The following table shows the 2021-2022 tuition & fees, books & supplies, and living costs at Saddleback College. Then, we compare its costs to California community colleges and all U.S. community colleges. In addition, the chart shows the changes in tuition over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs at the school. You can check more comprehensive tuition information on the cost of attendance page.
Cost of AttendanceComparisonTuition Trends
2022 Cost Of Attendance
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Tuition & Fees$1,332$10,292
Books & Supplies$1,124
Off-Campus Living Costs$22,098
Average Financial Aid$3,368
Cost of Attendance$24,554$33,514
After Financial Aid$21,186$30,146
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$46,000
2022 Tuition & Fees and Comparison
California ResidentsOut-of-State Students
Saddleback College$1,332$10,292
Public Community Colleges in California$1,689$8,846
Public Community Colleges in U.S.$4,727$8,377
Tuition Trends

Offered Degrees/Programs By Area of Study

Saddleback College offers Certificate and Associate's programs. Of that, 12 programs can be conferred by distance learning - 12 Associate's. The following table summarizes the number of offered programs by degree types.
Total Number of Programs
Total Programs33104NOT OFFERED
The next tables list each major program with offered degrees and online availability. The number on each column denotes the conferred degree of the program. The numbers include completers through on-campus classes and partially online classes as well as only online classes. Only in Classroom means that the program is offered only on-site classes and not offered denotes that the school does not offer the program.

You may want to see all schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources and Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Communications Technologies
Computer and Information Sciences
Personal and Culinary Services
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Construction Trades
Mechanics and Repairers
Transportation and Materials Moving
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Student Population

There are 17,392 students at Saddleback College including both full-time and part-time students. By gender, 8,093 male students and 10,891 female students are attending the school. The following table shows the total number of students by gender and attending status at the school. You can check more enrollment information of the school.
Student Population
Male Students8,0932,6855,408
Female Students10,8912,9367,955

Distance Learning (Online Degree/Program) Student Population

At Saddleback College, there are 17,392 students including in both full-time and part-time status. Of that, 14,243 students were attending classes through distance learning (8,439 students are enrolled exclusively and 5,804 are enrolled in some online courses) .
Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment17,392
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses8,439
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses5,804
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses3,149

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