Mt Sierra College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - PoorSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansCampus Crime

Mt Sierra College is a very small four-year, private for-profit school with 550 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1990 and is the only school located in Monrovia, California.

Academic Offerings

Mt Sierra College will give you the opportunity to get a bachelor's degree.

Mt Sierra College follows a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 9 majors. The most popular concentrations are Computer Science, Graphic Design and Animation, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
The student retention rate at Mt Sierra College is relatively low at 64% (below California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Mt Sierra College is very low - 21%. Roughly 2% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Mt Sierra College is a bit disappointing -- 27:1.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median, $12,500 a year. The additional fees at Mt Sierra College not covered by tuition are roughly $1,700; which totals $14,200 a year.

Read the details about Mt Sierra College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information

As reported in recent data, 137 applications were submitted and 134 were accepted; so it is very easy to be accepted at this school.

Mt Sierra College will consider accepting advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
The undergraduate application fee at Mt Sierra College is $50.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Mt Sierra College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (626) 873-2144 or check Mt Sierra College Website.

Opportunities and Services

Mt Sierra College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Mt Sierra College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

At present there is no on-campus housing at Mt Sierra College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Mt Sierra College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Mt Sierra College Location and Maps

Post Address: Mt Sierra College, 101 E Huntington Dr, Monrovia, California 91016, USA
Location Map - Street View:
Mt Sierra College Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
Mt Sierra College Location Map - City View

Learn More About Mt Sierra College

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansCampus Crime

California Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

We reviewed 275 business schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Oakland, San Francisco, Fresno, Sacramento, San Jose, and 156 other cities. About 48,200 business degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for business programs in CA: $20,900.

Computer Science
Read information about 265 computer science schools and colleges in San Diego, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco, Claremont, Oakland, San Jose, and 149 other cities. Approximately 14,400 computer science degrees are granted each year. Average tuition charges for computer science degree programs in CA is about $20,000.

Graphic Design and Animation
Our directory contains 159 graphic design and animation schools and colleges in San Diego, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Riverside, Fresno, Orange, and 104 more cities. Around 5,200 graphic design and animation diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition price for graphic design and animation programs in CA is approximately $18,500.

Learn about 309 management schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Oakland, Stockton, Fresno, and 159 more cities. Around 49,600 management diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for management degree programs in CA is approximately $21,100.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors

Other Nearby Colleges