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Sierra College Overview

Sierra College is a public institution situated in Rocklin, California. Rocklin is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Sierra College Known For?

6,448 Full-Time Undergraduates
$4,154 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The highest degree offered at Sierra College is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 26% of the faculty were full-time.

Sierra College Rankings

Sierra College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Sierra College has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Sierra College

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Diversity 1,144
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 1,593

Where Is Sierra College?

Location of Sierra College

Contact details for Sierra College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5100 Sierra College Blvd, Rocklin, CA 95677-3397
Phone: 916-624-3333
Website: https://www.sierracollege.edu

How Do I Get Into Sierra College?

You can apply to Sierra College online at: https://www.sierracollege.edu/admissions/apply.php

Sierra College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Sierra College?

3% Take Out Loans
14.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Sierra College is $4,154. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Sierra College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$2,992 $4,250 $6,876 $9,244 $10,581

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Sierra College, approximately 3% of students took out student loans averaging $4,966 a year. That adds up to $19,864 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Sierra College is 14.4%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Sierra College Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,448 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 18,221 undergraduate students at Sierra College, with 6,448 being full-time and 11,773 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Sierra College

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,448 full-time undergraduates at Sierra College, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Sierra College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Sierra College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Sierra College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 404
Black or African American 209
Hispanic or Latino 1,692
White 3,457
International Students 160
Other Races/Ethnicities 526

Over 54 countries are represented at Sierra College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Japan.

Online Learning at Sierra College

2,332 Took All Classes Online
6,245 Took At Least One Class Online
9.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 6,245 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Sierra College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Sierra College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Sierra College was 9.6%. This is the #1,363 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Sierra College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Sierra College Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 79 0 0 0
American Sign Language 17 0 0 0
Anthropology 20 0 0 0
Audiovisual Communications 8 0 0 0
Biological & Physical Science 529 0 0 0
Building Management & Inspection 1 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 325 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 14 0 0 0
Chemistry 5 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 71 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 5 0 0 0
Computer Programming 33 0 0 0
Computer Science 11 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 23 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 128 0 0 0
Data Entry 6 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 31 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 10 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 17 0 0 0
Economics 26 0 0 0
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 28 0 0 0
Entrepreneurial Studies 10 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 3 0 0 0
Ethnic Studies 32 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 28 0 0 0
Fire Protection 31 0 0 0
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 1 0 0 0
General Agriculture 8 0 0 0
General Biology 100 0 0 0
General Business/Commerce 29 0 0 0
General Engineering 10 0 0 0
General English Literature 42 0 0 0
General Psychology 219 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 13 0 0 0
General Social Sciences 606 0 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 11 0 0 0
Geography & Cartography 9 0 0 0
Geological & Earth Sciences 4 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 27 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 17 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 19 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 27 0 0 0
History 59 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 30 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 17 0 0 0
Journalism 9 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 111 0 0 0
Mathematics 42 0 0 0
Music 7 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 8 0 0 0
Nursing 35 0 0 0
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 16 0 0 0
Philosophy 9 0 0 0
Physics 19 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 19 0 0 0
Romance Languages 15 0 0 0
Sociology 39 0 0 0
Textile & Apparel Studies 4 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 7 0 0 0
Total 6,158 0 0 0

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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