Santa Ana College (121619)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,104
2022 Average Net Price
$4,700
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.15%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
23,852
16.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
26.7%
449 Graduates

About

Santa Ana College (121619) is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Santa Ana College (121619) were Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,094 degrees awarded), Machine Tool Technology (69 degrees), and Paralegal (39 degrees).

In 2022, 5,616 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Santa Ana College (121619). 58.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (3,586 degrees), 4.89 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (733 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Santa Ana College (121619) is $1,104, which is $−7,008 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Santa Ana College (121619) is $1,104, which is $−7,008 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,700.

In 2022, 43% of undergraduate students attending Santa Ana College (121619) received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$1,104
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Santa Ana College (121619) was $1,104. The cost of tuition at Santa Ana College (121619) is $−7,008 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$4,700
2022 Value
26%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Santa Ana College (121619) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,700. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Santa Ana College (121619) grew by 26%.

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Other Student Expenses

$19,302
Room and Board
$1,126
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Santa Ana College (121619) was of $19,302 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 16.4% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,126. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 42.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

43%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

43% of undergraduate students at Santa Ana College (121619) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 43% 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.
5.15%
2019 Default Rate
7
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Santa Ana College (121619) was 5.15%, which represents 7 out of the 136 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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Enrollment

Santa Ana College (121619) had a total enrollment of 23,852 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Santa Ana College (121619) is 3,863 students and the part-time enrollment is 19,989. This means that 16.2% of students enrolled at Santa Ana College (121619) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Santa Ana College (121619), both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.4% Hispanic or Latino, 16.4% White, 7.66% Asian, 1.83% Two or More Races, 1.55% Black or African American, 0.289% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.172% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Santa Ana College (121619) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (38.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (33.5%) and White Male (6.19%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

16.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Santa Ana College (121619) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 23,852 students. The full-time enrollment at Santa Ana College (121619) is 3,863 and the part-time enrollment is 19,989. This means that 16.2% of students enrolled at Santa Ana College (121619) are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
2015 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 (121619) was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Santa Ana College (121619) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    13,214 enrolled students
  2. White
    3,905 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    1,827 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Santa Ana College (121619) is 55.4% Hispanic or Latino, 16.4% White, 7.66% Asian, 1.83% Two or More Races, 1.55% Black or African American, 0.289% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.172% 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 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 3,864 students (16.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 952 more women than men received degrees from Santa Ana College (121619). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Santa Ana College (121619) is hispanic or latino (3,586 degrees awarded). There were 4.89 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (733 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Santa Ana College (121619) is Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,094 degrees awarded), followed by Machine Tool Technology (69 degrees) and Paralegal (39 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Santa Ana College (121619), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (834 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (289 degrees), and Communication Technologies (64 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Santa Ana College (121619) are Police officers (132,924 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (112,905 people), Other managers (78,364 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (41,423 people), and Social workers, all other (38,062 people).

The most specialized majors at Santa Ana College (121619) in 2022 are Protective Services (834 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (289 degrees), Communication Technologies (64 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,896 degrees), and Library Science (19 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (121619) are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Santa Ana College (121619) are Protective Services (834 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (289 degrees), Communication Technologies (64 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,896 degrees), and Library Science (19 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (121619) are Justice, public order, & safety activities (316,784 people), Elementary & secondary schools (241,330 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (76,791 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (70,933 people), and Individual & family services (50,376 people).

The most specialized majors at Santa Ana College (121619) are Protective Services (834 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (289 degrees), Communication Technologies (64 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,896 degrees), and Library Science (19 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (121619).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 628 degrees awarded
  2. 199 degrees awarded
  3. 197 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Santa Ana College (121619) was Humanistic Studies with 628 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,332
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
3,284
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 2,332 degrees were awarded to men at Santa Ana College (121619), which is 0.71 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,284).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 433 degrees were awarded to men at Santa Ana College (121619) in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.519 times less than the 835 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 835 degrees were awarded to men at Santa Ana College (121619) in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.93 times more than the 433 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (71.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Santa Ana College (121619) is Female and Black or African American (71.4% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 8.02% of graduates (36 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    3,586 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    733 degrees awarded
  3. White
    666 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Santa Ana College (121619) is hispanic or latino (3,586 degrees awarded). There were 4.89 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (733 degrees).

5.68% of degree recipients (319 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    2,315 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    1,271 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    411 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Santa Ana College (121619) is hispanic or latino female (2,315 degrees awarded). There were 1.82 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (1271 degrees).

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Operations

Santa Ana College (121619) employs 225 Instructors. Most academics at Santa Ana College (121619) are Female Instructor (121), and Male Instructor (104).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Santa Ana College (121619) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 87 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 49 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 46 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$73.5M
2022 Salaries
7.18%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Santa Ana College (121619) paid a median of $73.5M in salaries, a 7.18% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$29M
Instructional Salaries
225
Number of Employees

In 2022, Santa Ana College (121619) paid a total of $29M to 225 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
225 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
87 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Santa Ana College (121619) was Instructor with 225 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Santa Ana College (121619) were Office and Administrative Support with 87 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 49 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 46 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Santa Ana College (121619) was Female Instructor with 121 employees, and Male Instructor with 104 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Santa Ana College (121619).

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