Sierra College

Rocklin, CA, USA
3.22 Average Rating

Sierra College is an open-admission, 2-year community college based in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of Rocklin, California. Sierra is the only community college in the nation with an academic press, and it also boasts the Sierra Art and Natural History Museum, a regional attraction. The Center for Nevada Studies at Sierra College is a unique facility that places emphasis on the traditions and culture of the Sierra Nevada region.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
100%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
98%
Out-Of-State Students
1%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
18,221
Total Number of Undergrads
18,221
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
42%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
Student:Faculty Ratio
23:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$6,413
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$1,142
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$7,320
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$7,400
Books and Supplies
$400

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
54%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,709
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
54%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,666
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$184

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
3%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$5,097
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
46%
55%
Student Organizations
55
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Wolverines
School Colors
Red/White
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Sacramento
San Francisco
Los Angeles
Yuba City
San Diego
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$36,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.22 Average Rating
sierra college tahoe-truckee campus has small classes so there is more attention for students.
it's the temple of the success.
N'guessan from Truckee, CA
sierra is a great school to start out with. it saves so much money and the classes are just as good, if not better than a csu. sierra prepared very well for going away to college, and living in the real world.
Jessica from Auburn, CA

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