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Saddleback College Admissions

Saddleback College is not competitive to get into.

If you are planning on applying to Saddleback College, the application fee is $54.

Saddleback College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Saddleback College's admissions stats.

Saddleback College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Saddleback College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Saddleback College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Want to Apply Early to Saddleback College?

Saddleback College does not offer early decision or early action.

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How Difficult Is It To Get Admitted to Saddleback College?

Getting into Saddleback College is not competitive. Saddleback College has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2022, Saddleback College **accepted .

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Saddleback College, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transferring to Saddleback College

For more information on transferring to Saddleback College, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Saddleback College

Saddleback College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Saddleback College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong. Wondering what factors are considered by Saddleback College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Saddleback College for more information on admission factors.

Saddleback College Application Requirements

To apply to Saddleback College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Saddleback College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements Matriculation (orientation, Placement, Advisement)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Saddleback College?

Saddleback College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Saddleback College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Saddleback College

Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Saddleback College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Saddleback College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Saddleback College?

❌ Students who are admitted to Saddleback College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Saddleback College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Saddleback College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Saddleback College?

✅ Saddleback College is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Saddleback College?

❌ Saddleback College does not offer early decision.

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Saddleback College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission



Saddleback College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

Saddleback College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Saddleback College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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