Sierra College

Rocklin, CA 95677
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Sierra College is one of the one hundred three public 2-year colleges in California. The campus is located in a suburb, in Rocklin.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 18,221 students attend the school. Every year 35% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Sierra College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $1,104, and fees were $38. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,168 and $46 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students18,221
Student to Faculty Ratio23:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 6 34
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 99%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1952 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$46/credit
In State Students$46/credit
Out of State Students$278/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $2,070 $2,070 $12,510
ADN 70 $3,220 $3,220 $19,460
BSN 125 $5,750 $5,750 $34,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 56% of Sierra College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 32% $4,616
Other Federal Grant 3% $493
State Grant & Scholarships 53% $1,911
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 1% $184
Federal Student Loans 3% $5,097
Private Loans -- --

$6,413

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$3,831
$30,001 to $48,000$4,621
$48,001 to $75,000$7,154
$75,001 to $110,000$9,074
Over $110,000$10,743

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Student Population

18,221

Undergrads

0

Graduates

10,096

Women

8,125

Men

35%

Full-time

65%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
57%
Hispanic
26%
Asian
6%
Two or more races
6%
Black/African American
3%
Non-resident alien
1%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.

Sierra College
5100 Sierra College Blvd
Rocklin, CA 95677
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