Sierra College.

Sierra College

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

About Sierra College

Sierra College is a public community college in Rocklin, California. Sierra College is owned and operated by the Sierra Joint Community College District, a district that covers over 3,200 square miles (8,300 km2), serves Placer, Nevada and parts of El Dorado and Sacramento counties.


Notable programs at Sierra College

Visual and Performing Arts
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Visual and Performing Arts, Biology, Business, Journalism, Mass Communication and Media Studies, 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 Sierra College was $6,214, while for in-state students it was $1,142. 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 $12,086.

The average financial aid at Sierra College is $6,848. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $-634 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Sierra College

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

53% of undergraduate students at Sierra 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 Sierra College

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Sierra College was of $7,400 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,224.

Diversity at Sierra College

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017