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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$13,948 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$728 tuition
$11,556 off campus room & board
$1,630 books
$34 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$17,880 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,660 tuition
$11,556 off campus room & board
$1,630 books
$34 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$500 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
25% of students receive aid
15% get federal aid ($4,714 avg)
24% get state aid ($823 avg)
0% get institn'l aid ($500 avg)
3% get loans ($3,995 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.27% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 0.726% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $3,560 25%
Federal Grant Aid $4,714 15%
Pell Grants $4,498 15%
Other Federal Grants $664 5%
Institution Grant Aid $500 0%
State Grant Aid $823 24%
Student Loans $3,995 3%
Federal Loans $3,995 3%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: June 30
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
28000 Marguerite Pky
Mission Viejo, CA 92692-3635
(949) 582-4500
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $26
Out of State $190


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Joshue from Laguna Hills, CA
  • Jan-22-2014 I am a current student here

    I would say that I definitely feel like I go my money's worth by investing on my education at this college. none of my classes were overly full. The Professors are all generally friendly and eager to assist students. The Counseling department is resourceful and willing to help students with academic and personal issues.

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  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • Jan-08-2014 I am a current student here

    The cafeteria at Saddleback offers food similar to Panda Express and at a cheaper price.

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  • 5
  • German from Lake Forest, CA
  • Dec-21-2013 I am a current student here

    By going to Saddleback college, you are saving much more money and getting just as good of an education as going to a four-year university. There's no worry in getting the best bang for your buck!

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