Sacramento City College

Sacramento, CA
Sacramento City College

Brief Description

Sacramento is the capitol city of the state of California. The city has a population of about two million people, and it is considered one of the most entertaining cities in the country. The city is also home to numerous institutions of higher learning, including Sacramento City College. Sacramento City College was established in 1916 as a part of Sacramento High School. In 1922, the college broke off from the high school and became Sacramento Junior College. In the 1960s, the institution joined the Los Rios Junior College District, and Los Rios paid $1.00 for the campus that lies on 75 acres.

Some of the common majors offered at the school include nursing, liberal arts, cosmetology, psychology and business management. The school operates under the open admission policy, and remedial classes are offered. You can attend full-time, or you can attend part-time. The school is home to a library, and you have the option to study abroad. A day care is also available on the campus. Over 22,000 students are enrolled at the school.


To get admitted to the institution, you must complete an application online. To enroll in classes, you are required to complete orientation, assessment and counseling. You can access your class schedules and register online. You should apply for financial aid prior to enrolling for classes.

Extracurricular Activities

The Sacramento City Panthers participate in the California Community College Athletic Association and the Big 8 Conference. Some of the sports include football, soccer, golf, volleyball, basketball and tennis. The school also participates in water polo, wrestling, swimming and track and field. The most successful sports program at the college is baseball that has won five state titles and one national championship. In addition, the college is home to over 50 clubs and organizations on campus. The institution contains a school newspaper called The Express.

Notable Alumni

Many noteworthy people have attended the college. Some of the distinguished alumni include Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain and NASA astronaut Michael James Adams. Numerous students have gone on to coach in the NFL, and some former students have participated in the Olympic Games.

Nearby Attractions

Some of the main attractions of the city consist of the California State Capitol Museum, the California State Fair and the California Caverns. You can also enjoy visiting the Sacramento Zoo and the gorgeous McKinley Park. On the banks of the American River lies the American River Parkway. This series of parks offers cycling, hiking and horseback riding opportunities. The number of things to do in the city is endless.

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At A Glance

Total undergraduate enrollment: 20878

Total institution enrollment: 20878

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

Sacramento City College
3835 Freeport Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95822


(916) 558-2111


Undergraduate Demographics

Male undergraduate population: 42%

Female undergraduate population: 58%

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
Aeronautical And Aerospace Engineering Technician
Arts And Design
Biological And Physical Sciences
Business Administration And Management
Business General
Chemistry General
Child Care And Guidance Workers And Management
Computer And Information Sciences Other
Computer Typography And Composition Equipment
Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration
Dental Assistant
Dental Hygienist
Drafting General
Drama / Theater Arts General
Elder Care Provider / Companion
Electrical / Electronics Equipment Installer
Engineering Related Technologies / Technician
English Language And Literature General
Ethnic And Cultural Studies Other
Fashion And Fabric Consultant
General Buying Operations
General Selling Skills And Sales Operations
General Studies
Graphic And Printing Equipment Operator
Health And Physical Education General
Home Economics General
Humanities / Humanistic Studies
Industrial Manufacturing Technology / Technician
Liberal Arts And Sciences / Liberal Studies
Library Assistant
Mechanical Engineering / Mechanical Technician
Medical Assistant
Music General
Music Other
Nursing Rn Training
Occupational Therapy
Physical Sciences General
Physical Therapy General
Practical Nurse L P N Training
Public Administration And Services Other
Real Estate
Social Sciences General
Speech And Rhetorical Studies
Teacher Assistant / Aide
Technical Theater / Theater Design
Women Studies