Solano Community College: Review & Facts

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Solano Community College is a large two-year, public school with 9,965 students enrolled. This college is one of the 2 colleges located in Fairfield, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
63
Fair
Solano Community College will give you the opportunity to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or 2-year certificate.

SCC follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 63 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Biology, Business, Industrial Technologies, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
69%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Solano Community College is relatively low at 69% (below California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
23 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Solano Community College is low - 38%. About 21% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Solano Community College is reasonable, 23:1. Find out more about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,500
Low
Average tuition charges are low, around $7,400 a year. The additional fees at Solano Community College not covered by tuition are about $100; which comes to $7,500 per academic year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Solano Community College might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Solano Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (707) 864-7000 or check Solano Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Solano Community College provides a distance learning option 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 SCC, 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.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Solano Community College.

Based on the college crime information, Solano Community College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Solano Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Solano Community College, 4000 Suisun Valley Rd, Fairfield, California 94534-3197, USA
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