Solano Community College: Narrative Description

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4000 Suisun Valley Rd.
Suisun City, CA 94534-3197
Tel: (707)864-7000
Admissions: (707)864-7113
Fax: (707)864-7175
E-mail: [email protected]
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State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of California Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1945. Setting: 192-acre rural campus with easy access to Sacramento and San Francisco. Total enrollment: 12,027. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 27:1. Students come from 43 states and territories, 6 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 14% Hispanic, 15% black, 18% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.2% international, 46% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs. Off campus study at California State University, Hayward; University of California, Davis; University of California, Berkeley. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Placement: SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $0 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $4530 full-time. Mandatory fees: $819 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: national fraternities. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Solano Community College Library with 32,000 books. 300 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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