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Saddleback College

Mission Viejo, CA 2-Year Public
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About Saddleback College

Saddleback College Overview

Saddleback College is a public school in the suburban setting of Mission Viejo, California. Saddleback College was founded in 1967 and enrolls 18,371 undergrads and no graduate students.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Saddleback College!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Saddleback College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Saddleback College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Saddleback College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Saddleback College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Saddleback College on the Student Life page.

2022 Saddleback College Facts At-A-Glance
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Is Saddleback College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" varies. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Saddleback College offers and if it could be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Saddleback College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Saddleback College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Saddleback College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Saddleback College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Saddleback College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Saddleback College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Saddleback College.

Based on this information, how does Saddleback College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Saddleback College a good school for you?

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Where is Saddleback College Located?

Saddleback College is located in the suburban setting of Mission Viejo, California, less than an hour from Los Angeles and San Diego.

If you are interested in seeing Saddleback College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 5 to Mission Viejo, or book a flight to the nearest airport, John Wayne (Orange County).

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Saddleback College and Mission Viejo are like without leaving home.

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College Info

28000 Marguerite Parkway Mission Viejo, CA 92692

Campus Setting: Suburban

Saddleback College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Saddleback College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Saddleback College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Saddleback College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Saddleback College is like? There are approximately 18,371 students enrolled at Saddleback College. 36% percent of students attend school full-time.


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