Sacramento City College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Sacramento, CA

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How much is the SCC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, SCC's tuition & fees is $1,288 for California residents and $12,808 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $25,154 for California residents and $36,674 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

SCC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,288
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$12,808
Books & Supplies Costs$1,152
Off-campus Room & Board$17,764
Off-campus Expenses$4,950
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees-
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$16,133

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, SCC' tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $13,259.
Sacramento City College$1,288$12,808
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California 2-4 Years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between SCC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Sacramento City CollegeSacramento, CA$1,288$12,808
City College of San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA$1,696$14,656
Mt San Antonio CollegeWalnut, CA$1,364$10,212
Mt San Jacinto Community College DistrictSan Jacinto, CA$1,406$11,276
Palomar CollegeSan Marcos, CA$1,354$10,650
San Joaquin Delta CollegeStockton, CA$1,288$9,072
Sierra CollegeRocklin, CA$1,156$9,988
San Bernardino Valley CollegeSan Bernardino, CA$1,185$10,017

Financial Aid and COA

At Sacramento City College, 11,720 students (64%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $3,316.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at SCC is $33,358 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 942 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $5,859 and the average amount of student loans is $5,414.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$25,154$36,674
Tuition & Fees$1,288$12,808
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$23,866$23,866
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$21,838$33,358
Average Financial Aid$3,316$3,316
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship11,72064%$3,316
Pell Grants4,79326%$3,461
Federal Student Loan6474%$6,917
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid94289%-
Grants or Scholarships94289%$5,859
Federal Grants58556%$6,115
Pell Grants54051%$4,655
Other Federal Grants58155%$1,830
State/Local Grants93489%$2,010
Institutional Grants374%$1,749
Student Loan Aid162%$5,414
Federal Student Loans162%$5,414
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level534534$7,686
110,001 or more33$2,021

Student Population

Sacramento City College has a total of 17,719 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 7,072 male students and 11,261 female students attending SCC. The school offers online degree programs and 11,866 students enrolled online exclusively (66.97% of all students).
Undergraduate18,333 7,07211,261

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address3835 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, CA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered160 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population17,719
Graduation Rate26%
Transfer-out Rate11%
Retention Rate70% (Full-time), 28% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate25 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties303 (Full-time), 367 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs568 (Full-time), 379 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$85,544
Average Staff Salary$73,085