Santa Ana College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,104
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$6,658
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
12.9%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
20,118
20.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
29.1%
387 Graduates

About

Santa Ana College is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Santa Ana College were Occupational Therapist Assistant (11 degrees awarded).

In 2020, 5,800 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Santa Ana College. 56.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (3,985 degrees), 5.78 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (690 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Santa Ana College is $1,104, which is $−6,876 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Santa Ana College is $1,104, which is $−6,876 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,658.

In 2020, 42% of undergraduate students attending Santa Ana College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 1% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,104
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Santa Ana College was $1,104. The cost of tuition at Santa Ana College is $−6,876 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$6,658
2020 Value
1.47%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Santa Ana College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,658. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Santa Ana College grew by 1.47%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,084
Room and Board
$1,972
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Santa Ana College was of $15,084 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,972. The cost of room and board increased by 9.46% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.92% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

42%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
1%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

42% of undergraduate students at Santa Ana College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 5% with respect to 2019, when 40% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
12.9%
2018 Default Rate
19
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Santa Ana College was 12.9%, which represents 19 out of the 147 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Santa Ana College has a total enrollment of 20,118 students. The full-time enrollment at Santa Ana College is 4,197 students and the part-time enrollment is 15,921. This means that 20.9% of students enrolled at Santa Ana College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Santa Ana College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.4% Hispanic or Latino, 16.5% White, 9.19% Asian, 1.9% Two or More Races, 1.44% Black or African American, 0.273% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.209% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Santa Ana College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (41%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (28.9%) and White Male (6.34%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

20.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Santa Ana College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 20,118 students. The full-time enrollment at Santa Ana College is 4,197 and the part-time enrollment is 15,921. This means that 20.9% of students enrolled at Santa Ana College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Santa Ana College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Santa Ana College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    12,144
  2. White
    3,319
  3. Asian
    1,848

The enrolled student population at Santa Ana College is 60.4% Hispanic or Latino, 16.5% White, 9.19% Asian, 1.9% Two or More Races, 1.44% Black or African American, 0.273% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.209% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,815 students (9.02%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 728 more women than men received degrees from Santa Ana College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Santa Ana College is hispanic or latino (3,985 degrees awarded). There were 5.78 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (690 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Santa Ana College is Occupational Therapist Assistant (11 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Santa Ana College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (582 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,353 degrees), and Human Sciences (223 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Santa Ana College are Elementary & middle school teachers (160,571 people), Police officers (130,563 people), Other managers (95,992 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (50,724 people), and Registered nurses (46,627 people).

The most specialized majors at Santa Ana College are Protective Services (582 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,353 degrees), Human Sciences (223 degrees), Library Science (17 degrees), and Precision Production (129 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Santa Ana College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Santa Ana College are Protective Services (582 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,353 degrees), Human Sciences (223 degrees), Library Science (17 degrees), and Precision Production (129 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Santa Ana College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (318,100 people), Elementary & secondary schools (308,650 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (141,661 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (104,301 people), and Individual & family services (62,806 people).

The most specialized majors at Santa Ana College are Protective Services (582 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,353 degrees), Human Sciences (223 degrees), Library Science (17 degrees), and Precision Production (129 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Santa Ana College.
Most Common
  1. 11 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Santa Ana College was Occupational Therapist Assistant with 11 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,536
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
3,264
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 2,536 degrees were awarded to men at Santa Ana College, which is 0.777 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,264).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 539 degrees were awarded to men at Santa Ana College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.547 times less than the 985 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 985 degrees were awarded to women at Santa Ana College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.83 times more than the 539 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Santa Ana College is Female and Asian (75% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.517% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    3,985 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    690 degrees awarded
  3. White
    562 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Santa Ana College is hispanic or latino (3,985 degrees awarded). There were 5.78 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (690 degrees).

3.12% of degree recipients (181 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    2,384 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    1,601 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    358 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Santa Ana College is hispanic or latino female (2,384 degrees awarded). There were 1.49 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (1,601 degrees).

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Santa Ana College has an endowment valued at nearly $11.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.85M (34.1%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Santa Ana College had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Santa Ana College employs 238 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Santa Ana College are Female Instructors (128), Male Instructors(110), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Santa Ana College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 82 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 45 employees, and Service with 44 employees.

Endowment

$11.3M
2020 Endowment
86.3%
growth from 2019

Santa Ana College has an endowment valued at about $11.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Santa Ana College grew 86.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.89M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Santa Ana College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$70.7M
2020 Salaries
2.84%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Santa Ana College paid a median of $70.7M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 2.84% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.5% decline from 2018 and a 5.07% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$27.7M
Instructional Salaries
238
Number of Employees

In 2020, Santa Ana College paid a total of $27.7M to 238 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
238 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
82 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Santa Ana College were Instructor with 238 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Santa Ana College were Office and Administrative Support with 82 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 45 employees; and Service with 44 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Santa Ana College was Female Instructor with 128 employees, and Male Instructor with 110 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Santa Ana College.

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