Sacramento City College: Narrative Description

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3835 Freeport Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95822-1386
Tel: (916)558-2111; Admissions: (916)558-2438; Fax: (916)558-2190; Web Site:

Description: State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of California Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1916. Setting: 60-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 21,890. 5% from top 10% of their high school class, 10% from top quarter, 25% from top half. Students come from 35 states and territories, 2% Native American, 14% Hispanic, 13% black, 24% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 50% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs. Off campus study at University of California, Davis; California State University, Sacramento. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $0 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $3576 full-time, $149 per unit part-time. Mandatory fees: $434 full-time, $18 per unit part-time, $1 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: BOSS, African Student Alliance, Asian Pacific Club, MECHA, SMEC. Major annual events: Welcome Back Day, Peoples' Day. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Sacramento City College Library with 68,462 books, 415 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $995,408. 450 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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