Sacramento City College.

Sacramento City College

Sacramento, CA2 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Sacramento City College

Sacramento City College (SCC) is a public community college in Sacramento, California. SCC is part of the Los Rios Community College District and had an enrollment of 25,307 in 2009. Sacramento City College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), offering Associate in Science (A.S) and Associate in Art (A.A.) degrees.


  • Offers certificate, and associate degrees
  • 19,408 students
  • 0.06 faculty staff per student

Notable programs at Sacramento City College

Visual and Performing Arts
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Visual and Performing Arts, Biology, Business, Journalism, Advertising, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Humanities.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Sacramento City College was $8,208, while for in-state students it was $1,104. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $3,571.

The average financial aid at Sacramento City College is $6,491. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $1,717 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Sacramento City College

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

65% of undergraduate students at Sacramento City College received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Sacramento City College

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,854.

Diversity at Sacramento City College

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017