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College Deliberately: Santa Ana College

Santa Ana College is a very large, public, four-year College that emphasizes character, culture and career located in the city of Santa Ana, CA. It is known for Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies and Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician.

Santa Ana College

place 1530 W. 17th Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706-3398
phone Phone: (714) 564-6000
web Web: http://www.sac.edu/
  • Santa Ana College is also known as:
    Santa Ana College, SAC

Accreditation

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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Santa Ana College Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges Accredited 1952-01-01 2022-03-01
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for Santa Ana College is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’

Links

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The mission of Santa Ana College is to be a leader and partner in meeting the intellectual, cultural, technological and workforce development needs of our diverse community. Santa Ana College provides access and equity in a dynamic learning environment that prepares students for transfer, careers and lifelong intellectual pursuits in a global community.

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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Santa Ana College is open admissions, meaning that the only requirement for admission is a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

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