Santa Rosa, CA
Santa Rosa Junior College


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Recent Reviews

Jacksonn
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Santa Rosa Junior College is a very good junior college because it’s cheap and affordable. Everyone is very helpful and sweet...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Santa Rosa Junior College is a very good junior college because it’s cheap and affordable. Everyone is very helpful and sweet. I think the class could be a little cheaper since it is a junior college. I’ve been at the junior college for about three years now and I’ve not had one bad comment about the school

Amy
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I have gained so much from SRJC over the years. Really invaluable experiences and a top notch education. The professors are d...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I have gained so much from SRJC over the years. Really invaluable experiences and a top notch education. The professors are dedicated to seeing you succeed they are personally invested in your education. And when that happens the education is worth its weight in gold!

Hannah
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Santa Rosa Junior College is an amazing college but they have a problem with sexual assault and parking. In the past year, th...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Santa Rosa Junior College is an amazing college but they have a problem with sexual assault and parking. In the past year, there have been numberous reports of sexual assault. Every semester that I take in person classes, there is a huge parking problem every morning where I sit for 30+ minutes waiting for a spot to open up before my class starts which is stressful. The academics are great but some things definitely need improvement.

Danielle
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The Santa Rosa Junior collage is challenging academically. They have multiple programs of study. There is no on campus housin...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The Santa Rosa Junior collage is challenging academically. They have multiple programs of study. There is no on campus housing and housing in Sonoma county is very expensive. The class sizes are a good size which makes it hard to get into some of the core classes. But there are options of sitting in a class to try to get added.

Zehua
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I think the facilities and academic aspects of the school are very good. Most of the professors are very approachable and pat...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think the facilities and academic aspects of the school are very good. Most of the professors are very approachable and patient. Even individual professors come to class sick and correct exam results very quickly. The shopping mall is in ​downtown is within 20 minutes' walk from the school without its own car. There are many bus routes to the city center at the school gate. So it's not that hard to get around the school. In catering, I think there is still room for improvement. The school also does not provide on-campus accommodation, so you need to rent your own house outside, but the housing price in the whole Santa Rosa area is relatively high.

Tamara
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As a community college, Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) has an incredibly diverse and inclusive student population. While it...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

As a community college, Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) has an incredibly diverse and inclusive student population. While it is true there are students who attend the school because they were not academically strong enough to get into any other college, my experience is that this is the minority. Most of the students I have met fall into one of three categories: 1) they are very successful high school students opting to take more rigorous courses than those offered at their schools, 2) they are "returning" students who choose to continue learning well into their careers, or 3) they are recent high school graduates who decided to turn down their admission offers to 4-year universities in favor of saving money by attending SRJC first. The three groups are well integrated, and you will find yourself treated as an equal among people decades older and/or younger than you. Unfortunately, you will have to deal with the stigma of being a "community college" student, but the fact of the matter is your education will not suffer if you choose to attend SRJC over other schools. I transferred to the UC system and found that classes were, for the most part, quite easy compared to the courses I had taken at SRJC. They are particularly strong in the physical & life sciences, foreign language, math, and there are excellent opportunities for music majors. My experience has been that the social sciences are a bit weaker. The faculty at SRJC are stellar. All of the instructors I have taken courses from had terminal degrees in their fields, and since they aren't focused on writing grants for research, you get their full attention. Small class sizes mean every teacher will know your name. SRJC isn't for everyone. There is no Greek life, and there are not as many clubs as you would expect for a college with so many students. Most people live at home with their parents or are well beyond "college-aged," so there isn't much of a party scene. Also, if you are certain of your career path and know that you want to be involved in research, keep in mind that this is not a research institution, so you will not be able to participate in research until after you transfer. If your dream is to be part of the "college scene" represented in movies, you will be disappointed at SRJC. Otherwise, I would highly recommend the school.

Autumn
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the Santa Rosa Junior College is a greta place for graduated high school students to go if they don't quite know what they wa...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

the Santa Rosa Junior College is a greta place for graduated high school students to go if they don't quite know what they want to yet. It is also great for saving money and adults who are coming back to school. The campus is nice and clean. Most of the faculty, is helpful and efficient.

Yasmin
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SRJC is a campus full of diversity and motivated students. The campus is beautiful and offers various places to study underne...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

SRJC is a campus full of diversity and motivated students. The campus is beautiful and offers various places to study underneath the towering oak trees. The class sizes range from small intimate classes to lecture sizes. The professors genuinely care about the students and strive to motivate you to keep going. I wish I didn't have to say farewell but it's time to transfer onto a 4-year university.

Jessica
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I love attending the Junior College. As a senior in high school, I applied to many Cal States and Universities and was accept...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love attending the Junior College. As a senior in high school, I applied to many Cal States and Universities and was accepted to many but decided to stay home and attend the JC for financial purposes. I love the campus, have been blown away by how accessible and helpful my professors are and overall so happy I chose this path and school. We have great professors who want their students to succeed and most people who attend the JC, didn’t chose to go there for the parties or frats, but to genuinely learn.

Brian
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The Junior College is the best school I have attended. It is very enjoyable, but is not easy. If you want to succeed, you hav...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The Junior College is the best school I have attended. It is very enjoyable, but is not easy. If you want to succeed, you have to work for it. Laziness does not pay off. That being said, the teachers are extremely supportive and friendly, and I would recommend many of them to my fellow students.

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