School Overview

Santa Ana College held its first classes in the fall of 1915 as Santa Ana Junior College, located on the campus of Santa Ana High School, during the presidency of Woodrow Wilson. With the country on the precipice of involvement in WWI, the “Department Junior College” opened its doors to twenty-four students and eleven teaching faculty. It was the second junior college founded in Orange County and the fourth oldest in all of California.

Santa Ana College offers associate's degrees and certificates from the following academic divisions:

  • Business
  • Fine & Performing Arts
  • Human Services & Technology
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Kinesiology & Athletics
  • Science, Mathematics & Health

Several degrees and certificates from the business division are offered online.

School Details

Location: 1530 W. 17th Street,Santa Ana, CA 92706-3398

Religious Affiliation: Not applicable

Sector & Type: Public, Not-for-profit

Military Support:

  • Credit for Training
  • Dedicated POC
  • Member of SOC
  • Recognized SVO
  • Yellow Ribbon

Highest Offering: Associate

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges



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