Saddleback College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,288
2022 Average Net Price
$6,940
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.49%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
16,660
30.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
46.2%
569 Graduates

About

Saddleback College is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Saddleback College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (2,407 degrees awarded), General Cosmetology (50 degrees), and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (32 degrees).

In 2022, 7,512 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Saddleback College. 57.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (3,684 degrees), 1.73 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2,129 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Saddleback College is $1,288, which is $−6,824 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Saddleback College is $1,288, which is $−6,824 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,940.

In 2022, 43% of undergraduate students attending Saddleback College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 1% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,288
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Saddleback College was $1,288. The cost of tuition at Saddleback College is $−6,824 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$6,940
2022 Value
12.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Saddleback College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,940. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Saddleback College grew by 12.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,254
Room and Board
$1,124
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Saddleback College was of $17,254 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.47% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,124. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.07% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

43%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
1%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

43% of undergraduate students at Saddleback College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 4.88% with respect to 2021, when 41% 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.
2.49%
2019 Default Rate
6
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Saddleback College was 2.49%, which represents 6 out of the 241 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

Saddleback College had a total enrollment of 16,660 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Saddleback College is 5,104 students and the part-time enrollment is 11,556. This means that 30.6% of students enrolled at Saddleback College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Saddleback College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.6% White, 30.4% Hispanic or Latino, 12.2% Asian, 6.13% Two or More Races, 2.23% Black or African American, 0.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.228% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Saddleback College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (25%), followed by White Female (20.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (17.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

30.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Saddleback College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 16,660 students. The full-time enrollment at Saddleback College is 5,104 and the part-time enrollment is 11,556. This means that 30.6% of students enrolled at Saddleback College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2022 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 Saddleback College was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Saddleback College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    7,433 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    5,059 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    2,027 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Saddleback College is 44.6% White, 30.4% Hispanic or Latino, 12.2% Asian, 6.13% Two or More Races, 2.23% Black or African American, 0.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.228% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. 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, 415 students (2.49%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,130 more women than men received degrees from Saddleback College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Saddleback College is white (3,684 degrees awarded). There were 1.73 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2129 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Saddleback College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (2,407 degrees awarded), followed by General Cosmetology (50 degrees) and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (32 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Saddleback College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,951 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (97 degrees), and Human Sciences (208 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saddleback College are Elementary & middle school teachers (164,623 people), Other managers (135,528 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (123,158 people), Postsecondary teachers (119,629 people), and Secondary school teachers (88,877 people).

The most specialized majors at Saddleback College in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,951 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (97 degrees), Human Sciences (208 degrees), History (63 degrees), and Physical Sciences (94 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saddleback College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Saddleback College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,951 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (97 degrees), Human Sciences (208 degrees), History (63 degrees), and Physical Sciences (94 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saddleback College are Elementary & secondary schools (371,029 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (245,813 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (131,734 people), Computer Systems Design (109,734 people), and Legal services (98,581 people).

The most specialized majors at Saddleback College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,951 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (97 degrees), Human Sciences (208 degrees), History (63 degrees), and Physical Sciences (94 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 Saddleback College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 1,412 degrees awarded
  2. 321 degrees awarded
  3. 229 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Saddleback College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 1,412 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3,191
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
4,321
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 3,191 degrees were awarded to men at Saddleback College, which is 0.738 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (4,321).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 1688 degrees were awarded to men at Saddleback College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.792 times less than the 2131 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 2131 degrees were awarded to men at Saddleback College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.26 times more than the 1688 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%
100% Completion Time
46%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 25% of students graduating from Saddleback College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (61.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Saddleback College is Female and Asian (61.5% 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, 4.57% of graduates (26 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,684 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,129 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    675 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Saddleback College is white (3,684 degrees awarded). There were 1.73 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2129 degrees).

4.22% of degree recipients (317 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    2,068 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,616 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,285 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Saddleback College is white female (2,068 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1616 degrees).

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Operations

Saddleback College employs 239 Instructors. Most academics at Saddleback College are Female Instructor (143), and Male Instructor (96).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saddleback College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 146 employees, Management, with 56 employees, and Service with 52 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$87.8M
2022 Salaries
8.52%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Saddleback College paid a median of $87.8M in salaries, a 8.52% 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

$29.5M
Instructional Salaries
239
Number of Employees

In 2022, Saddleback College paid a total of $29.5M to 239 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.6% 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
239 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
146 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Saddleback College was Instructor with 239 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saddleback College were Office and Administrative Support with 146 employees, Management with 56 employees, and Service with 52 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 Saddleback College was Female Instructor with 143 employees, and Male Instructor with 96 employees.

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