Solano Community College.

Solano Community College

Fairfield, CA4 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Solano Community College

Solano Community College (SCC) is a public community college in Fairfield, California with additional centers in Vacaville and Vallejo. The college is part of California Community Colleges System. SCC's service area includes all of Solano County, and the town of Winters in Yolo County. It has 10,814 students.In 2016, Solano College was approved by the ACCJC to offer its first baccalaureate degree in biomanufacturing. The first cohort of students began the Bachelor of Science degree program in fall 2017.


  • Offers certificate, and associate degrees
  • 7,962 students
  • 0.07 faculty staff per student

Notable programs at Solano Community College

Visual and Performing Arts
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Visual and Performing Arts, Biology, Journalism, Mathematics, Foreign Languages and Literatures, Humanities, History, and Chemistry.

Tuition and costs

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

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Solano Community College was $6,324, while for in-state students it was $1,140. 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 $2,002.

The average financial aid at Solano Community College is $6,176. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $148 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Solano Community College

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

51% of undergraduate students at Solano Community 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 Solano Community College

Room & board
Books & supplies

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

Diversity at Solano Community College

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017