Mt San Antonio College

Walnut, CA
Mt San Antonio College

Brief Description

Located in the Los Angeles metropolitan suburb of Walnut just two miles to the west of California State Polytechnic University, Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) is among the largest two-year community college in the state with 35,242 credit students and 43,156 continuing education students in attendance. Standing proudly on 420 acres at the foothills of the college's namesake Mt. San Antonio, the college serves nearly 20 communities and a million residents spread throughout the San Gabriel Valley. First founded in 1946, the college now offers students more than 200 degree and certification programs that have been accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

As one of only 36 colleges in the United States to offer the FAA College Training Initiative (CTI) program, Mt. San Antonio College is nationally acclaimed for its aviation and aircraft maintenance program that creates air traffic controllers nationwide. Mt. SAC also boasts the largest Associate of Science in Commercial Flight degree program in the state with hands-on training at the nearby Brackett Airport. In 2005, the college was awarded the Loening Trophy, thus distinguishing it as having the nation's Best Aviation Program. The Mt. SAC Flying Team of the National Intercollegiate Flying Association was ranked 1st in the nation for community colleges in 2013.

The remarkable Mt. San Antonio College's campus consists of state of the art laboratory facilities, multimedia/Internet connected classrooms, recently renovated baseball complex, extensive football field and stadium, two soccer fields, putting green, tennis courts, and an Olympic-sized swimming pool. Interestingly, the campus is also home to a 15-acre Wildlife Sanctuary to protect native bird, mammal, and insect species from overdevelopment in Walnut. Within the music and dance theatre, the choral music department hosts the award-winning Chamber Singers, which has won three gold medals and the prestigious "Choir of the World."

Mt. SAC athletics is best known for its strong football program that won a National Championship in 2009 and men's soccer team that won the State Championship for three years in a row from 2009 to 2011. Nicknamed the Joe Mounties, Mt. San Antonio College also offers swimming, basketball, baseball, volleyball, tennis, wrestling, water polo, cross country, pep squad, and golf. Some notable alumni Mounties include professional MMA fighter Dan Henderson, NFL linebacker Antonio Pierce, MLB player Chris Woodward, NFL quarterback Mike Hohensee, and Olympic Gold Medalist Bob Seagren.

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At A Glance

Total undergraduate enrollment: 28329

Total institution enrollment: 28329

School type: 2-year public

School classification: Associate's Colleges: These institutions offer associate's degree and certificate programs but, with few exceptions, award no baccalaureate degrees.

Campus Location

Main Address

Mt San Antonio College
1100 N Grand Ave
Walnut, CA 91789


(909) 594-5611


Undergraduate Demographics

Male undergraduate population: 43%

Female undergraduate population: 57%

Undergrad visible minorities: No Data

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered: Less than one year, One but less than two years, Associate's, Two but less than 4 years

Accounting And Finance
Advertising And Marketing
Aeronautical And Aerospace Engineering Technician
Agricultural Animal Husbandry And Production
Aircraft Mechanic / Technician Airframe
Aircraft Pilot And Navigator Professional
Alcohol / Drug Abuse Counseling
Architectural Engineering Technology / Technician
Business Administration And Management
Business General
Child Care And Guidance Workers And Management
Commercial Photography
Computer And Information Sciences Other
Computer Programming
Computer Typography And Composition Equipment
Construction / Building Inspector
Corrections / Correctional Administration
Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration
Data Processing Technology / Technician
Drafting General
Electrical / Electronics Equipment Installer
Electromechanical Technology / Technician
Emergency Medical Technology / Technician
Engineering Related Technologies / Technician
Fashion And Fabric Consultant
Fashion Merchandising
Fire Protection And Safety Technology / Technician
Fire Protection Other
Flight Attendant
Floristry Marketing Operations
General Retailing / Wholesaling Operations
General Selling Skills And Sales Operations
Graphic Design Commercial Art And Illustration
Health And Physical Education General
Heating / Air Conditioning Refrigeration
Home Furnishings / Equipment Installers
Industrial Electronics Installer And Repair
Industrial Manufacturing Technology / Technician
Landscaping Operations And Management
Legal Administrative Assistant / Secretary
Liberal Arts And Sciences / Liberal Studies
Medical Administrative Assistant / Secretary
Medical Radiologic Technology / Technician
Natural Resources Management And Protection
Nursing Rn Training
Ornamental Horticulture Operations And Management
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
Parks Recreation And Leisure Facilities
Parks Recreation Leisure And Fitness
Pre Law Studies
Psychiatric / Mental Health Services Technician
Radio And Television Broadcasting Technology
Real Estate
Respiratory Therapy Technician
Teacher Assistant / Aide
Tourism And Travel Services Marketing Operations
Veterinarian Assistant / Animal Health
Visual And Performing Arts Other
Vocational Home Economics Other
Water Quality And Wastewater Treatment
Welder / Welding Technologist