Santa Ana College

1530 W. 17th Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706-3398
Santa Ana College (aka SAC) is a public education community college located in Santa Ana, California.

It started with only 25 students and was a department of Santa Ana High School and is the fourth oldest college in California. SAC offers associate's degrees. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the American Occupational Therapy Association - Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education.

This school offers dual credit and distance learning programs. Secondary level Advanced Placement courses can qualify as credit towards a degree and on-campus day care is provided.

Santa Ana College has an active TV, Film, and Radio program. The students produce weekly news shows called Around and About Orange County News (AAOC) and a Spanish version Noticiero Latino del Condado de Orange (NLCO).


General Information

Main Phone: (714) 564 -6000 Website: www.sac.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 705
School Type: Public- 2-year Affiliation: None
Size: Very Large (more than 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 30,301
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 8
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: N/A
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: No
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 43 to 1


Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 15% Full-time 85% Part-time
Student Gender 64% Men 36% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

28% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
2% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
45% Hispanic/Latino 9% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 15% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 2% $ 4,576
Local Grant 11% $3,624
Institutional Grant 6% $ 385
Student Loans 2% $ 4,863

Majors & Degrees


Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - 1 - - -

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radio and Television 7 6 - - -

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - 1 - - -
Broadcast Journalism 2 1 - - -

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radio and Television 7 6 - - -

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Advertising 2 - - - -

Communication Technologies and Support Services

Audiovisual Communications Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Recording Arts Technology Technician 11 - - - -

Graphic Communications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 8 - - - -
Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design 2 1 - - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Software and Media Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Data Modeling Warehousing and Database Administration 1 - - - -
Web Page, Multimedia and Information Resources Design 2 - - - -
Computer Graphics 3 2 - - -

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Technology - 6 - - -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - 3 - - -

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 6 - - - -

Computer Software and Media Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Data Modeling Warehousing and Database Administration 1 - - - -
Web Page, Multimedia and Information Resources Design 2 - - - -
Computer Graphics 3 2 - - -

Computer Programming

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Programming ? Programmer) 1 - - - -

Computer Information Technology Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Systems Security Information Assurance 1 - - - -
Computer Support Specialist 5 - - - -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - 1 - - -

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radio and Television 7 6 - - -

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - 1 - - -
Broadcast Journalism 2 1 - - -

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radio and Television 7 6 - - -

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Advertising 2 - - - -

Communication Technologies and Support Services

Audiovisual Communications Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Recording Arts Technology Technician 11 - - - -

Graphic Communications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 8 - - - -
Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design 2 1 - - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Software and Media Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Data Modeling Warehousing and Database Administration 1 - - - -
Web Page, Multimedia and Information Resources Design 2 - - - -
Computer Graphics 3 2 - - -

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Technology - 6 - - -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - 3 - - -

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 6 - - - -

Computer Software and Media Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Data Modeling Warehousing and Database Administration 1 - - - -
Web Page, Multimedia and Information Resources Design 2 - - - -
Computer Graphics 3 2 - - -

Computer Programming

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Programming ? Programmer) 1 - - - -

Computer Information Technology Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Systems Security Information Assurance 1 - - - -
Computer Support Specialist 5 - - - -

Education

Teaching Assistants

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teacher Aide 1 3 - - -

Engineering

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pre-engineering 7 2 - - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Foreign Languages and Literatures - 3 - - -

American Sign Language

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
American Sign Language (asl) 3 - - - -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Engineering Technology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Engineering Technology 2 2 - - -

Drafting Design Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Drafting and Design Technology Technician 11 2 - - -
Architectural Drafting and Architectural Cad Cadd 11 2 - - -

Engineering Technology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Engineering Technology 2 2 - - -

Drafting Design Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Drafting and Design Technology Technician 11 2 - - -
Architectural Drafting and Architectural Cad Cadd 11 2 - - -

Industrial Production Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Technician - 1 - - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies 750 730 - - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - 1 - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies - 1 - - -

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care Provider Assistant 28 19 - - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Legal Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Legal Assistant Paralegal 16 29 - - -

Library Science

Library and Archives Assisting

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Library and Archives Assisting 4 2 - - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Legal Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Legal Assistant Paralegal 16 29 - - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - 1 - - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - 10 - - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - 4 - - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - 19 - - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness 3 1 - - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - 22 - - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Fire Protection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology Technician 69 77 - - -

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Corrections 9 - - - -
Criminal Justice Police Science 9 26 - - -

Fire Protection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology Technician 69 77 - - -

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Corrections 9 - - - -
Criminal Justice Police Science 9 26 - - -

Physical Sciences

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - 1 - - -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - 4 - - -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - 28 - - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Fire Protection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology Technician 69 77 - - -

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Corrections 9 - - - -
Criminal Justice Police Science 9 26 - - -

Fire Protection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology Technician 69 77 - - -

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Corrections 9 - - - -
Criminal Justice Police Science 9 26 - - -

Precision Production

Precision Metal Working

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Machine Tool Technology Machinist 30 - - - -
Welding Technology Welder 30 6 - - -
Machine Tool Technology Machinist 30 6 - - -
Welding Technology Welder 2 6 - - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 25 5 - - -
Diesel Mechanics Technology Technician 25 1 - - -

Heavy Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology Technician 1 - - - -

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 25 5 - - -
Diesel Mechanics Technology Technician 25 1 - - -

Precision Production

Precision Metal Working

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Machine Tool Technology Machinist 30 - - - -
Welding Technology Welder 30 6 - - -
Machine Tool Technology Machinist 30 6 - - -
Welding Technology Welder 2 6 - - -

Social Sciences

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - 1 - - -

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - 1 - - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - 12 - - -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - 4 - - -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - 1 - - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - 3 - - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 25 5 - - -
Diesel Mechanics Technology Technician 25 1 - - -

Heavy Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology Technician 1 - - - -

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 25 5 - - -
Diesel Mechanics Technology Technician 25 1 - - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pharmacy Technician Assistant 41 - - - -
Occupational Therapist Assistant 41 53 - - -
Medical Clinical Assistant 51 53 - - -
Pharmacy Technician Assistant 51 8 - - -
Medical Clinical Assistant 51 19 - - -
Pharmacy Technician Assistant 41 19 - - -
Occupational Therapist Assistant 41 53 - - -
Medical Clinical Assistant 51 53 - - -
Pharmacy Technician Assistant 51 8 - - -
Medical Clinical Assistant 51 19 - - -

Health Medical Preparatory Programs

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Medical Preparatory Programs - 3 - - -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - 30 - - -

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pharmacy Technician Assistant 41 - - - -
Occupational Therapist Assistant 41 53 - - -
Medical Clinical Assistant 51 53 - - -
Pharmacy Technician Assistant 51 8 - - -
Medical Clinical Assistant 51 19 - - -
Pharmacy Technician Assistant 41 19 - - -
Occupational Therapist Assistant 41 53 - - -
Medical Clinical Assistant 51 53 - - -
Pharmacy Technician Assistant 51 8 - - -
Medical Clinical Assistant 51 19 - - -

Health Medical Preparatory Programs

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Medical Preparatory Programs - 3 - - -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - 30 - - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Small Business Administration Management 12 3 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping 26 16 - - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 11 3 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Retail Management - 2 - - -
Business Administration and Management 22 120 - - -
Office Management and Supervision 12 120 - - -
Retail Management 2 120 - - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce 12 5 - - -

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Small Business Administration Management 12 3 - - -

General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations 5 4 - - -
Selling Skills and Sales Operations 3 4 - - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce 12 5 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping 26 16 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Retail Management - 2 - - -
Business Administration and Management 22 120 - - -
Office Management and Supervision 12 120 - - -
Retail Management 2 120 - - -

General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations 5 4 - - -
Selling Skills and Sales Operations 3 4 - - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 11 3 - - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - 12 - - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Small Business Administration Management 12 3 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping 26 16 - - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 11 3 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Retail Management - 2 - - -
Business Administration and Management 22 120 - - -
Office Management and Supervision 12 120 - - -
Retail Management 2 120 - - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce 12 5 - - -

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Small Business Administration Management 12 3 - - -

General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations 5 4 - - -
Selling Skills and Sales Operations 3 4 - - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce 12 5 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping 26 16 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Retail Management - 2 - - -
Business Administration and Management 22 120 - - -
Office Management and Supervision 12 120 - - -
Retail Management 2 120 - - -

General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations 5 4 - - -
Selling Skills and Sales Operations 3 4 - - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 11 3 - - -


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