About Solano Community College

Founded in 1960, Solano Community College. is a college. Located in California, which is a city setting in California, the campus itself is Suburban. The campus is home to 9,736 full time undergraduate students, and 0 full time graduate students.

The Solano Community College Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 26:1. There are 135 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Solano Community College include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Quick Facts

Acceptance Rate100%
Application Deadline
Application Fee0
SAT Range
ACT Range

Admissions at SCC are considered , with ,6% of all applicants being admitted.

In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.

0% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 0% were in the top quarter, and 0% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.

STUDENT LIFE

We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Solano Community College.

Solano Community College REVIEWS

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  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    12 Students rated on-campus housing 1 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    12 Students rated off-campus housing 3.4 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    22 Students rated campus food 3.3 stars. 23 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    23 Students rated campus facilities 3.9 stars. 39 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    23 Students rated class size 4.2 stars. 43 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    23 Students rated school activities 3.4 stars. 26 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    23 Students rated local services 3 stars. 13 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    23 Students rated academics 4.1 stars. 43 % gave the school a 5.0.

What's your overall opinion of Solano Community College?

31 Students rated Solano Community College

David - 03/17/2022

It’s a good school, with good affordable programs with a nice campus. They are in the middle of renovating many buildings and completing a new library, and adding new programs often. Professors and students are respectful and available, and the area is very safe.

Jennifer - 10/30/2020

My opinion of Solano Community College is it is a community college. And Solano Community College is better than other community colleges. The staff is professional here at Solano Community College. The professors are pretty good at helping you as a student if you need more help. Overall great community college, friendly environment as well.

Chris - 08/18/2020

Great school and instructors. Class size is nice and students are friendly. Overall great place to go to school. The instructors are very helpful and knowledgeable most have worked in the field that they teach which really helps a lot. I have grown from the knowledge and experience.

Caitlin

This college is a pretty decent one. The facilities are pretty good - clean, fairly new, and in good condition - and the food at the main campus is fantastic (I especially recommend the spring rolls). The teachers are fantastic and, for the most part, pretty easily accessible. Classes are pretty real to university standards, so all in all it's actually a pretty good school.

Solano Community College FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at Solano Community College?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Solano Community College is 100%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.

  2. What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

    If I could go back in time as a high school senior, I would tell myself that going to college is not an option, it is a necessity. I would tell myself that an education is what puts you above your competitors- not how much money you?ve made in your lifetime or what jobs you?ve previously held. When it comes right down to the facts, an employer will hire someone with an education/degree even if two job candidates were equally qualified. I would also tell myself that you don?t have to go right to a four-year college right out of high school. Many times, students are discouraged about going to college because they are not qualified to apply to a four-year college due to poor grades or financial reasons. Sometimes, a Community College is the best avenue to take and it is always a less expensive option. I would also tell myself to enjoy school and take your time to find out what YOU really want to do in life. Many people pick majors or degrees to please someone else instead of really thinking about what their own destiny is in life.

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  3. Describe the students at your school.

    They're a lot more intelligent and mature overall than the people I was used to associating myself with in high school, which I think is mostly a product of the fact that all ages can attend college, not just young chips fresh out of high school such as myself. I think another contributing factor is the Fairfield community, which I am fairly new to, but from what I've seen, the people here are generally more polite and civilized than in most of the cities I've lived.

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  4. Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

    The college offers a wide variety of courses and degrees that can satisfy anyones desires, and they offer these courses at a low and affordable rate so getting an Associate's Degree or even just taking transferable General Education courses isn't a hassle for even the most budget-conscious sutdent can take what classes they may need.

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  5. What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

    I think the worst thing about the school is some of the requirements for classes. I do think that it's good that they have math labs, english labs, etc. but I don't think it should be required to have 16 or more hours in the lab to pass the class. Some students prefer not going and studying or doing homework by themselves, and other students are too busy to find time to go to the lab. I think it should be optional instead of required.

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  6. What kind of person should not attend this school?

    Solano Community College is a great opportunity for students of all types. It has a rich student body ranging from students straight out of high school, to transfers from other colleges, adults looking to get back into school, post-graduate students, and many more. At Solano Students are looking for their chance to become a successful person, so anyone who enrolls with the intent to hinder the learning experience of others should not attend this school. Everyone deserves a chance at bettering themselves, and Solano is the opportune place to do that, and overt distractions negatively affect the environment.

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  7. What's unique about your campus?

    The best thing about my school is the flexibility that it offers its students. The campus is very diverse, and it has a college feel, without being overwhelmingly large( since it is a community college). The fact that there are many extension programs that link you closer to big universities gives us a chance to further explore options beyond just getting our AA degree, it shows us the different possibilities we truly have when it comes to transferring.

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  8. Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

    It's a small community with instructors that care about the students.

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  9. What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

    I wish I had known that it doesn't matter how long it takes me to figure out what I want to do as long as in the end I am happy with my decisions. I shouldn't have felt pressured to decide right away. It is my life and the choices and decisions I make help define who I am going to be and what I am going to do in the future, so I should have fun while I do it!

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  10. What kind of person should attend this school?

    The kind of person whom should attend this school, should have a mind to put themselves towards a higher education, without having to put themselves in debt. This student also needs to know that it is going to take hard work, and dedication. It being a community college does not make it any less difficult than the big universities.

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  11. What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

    The most frustrating thing about Solano CC is the fact that within Student Services (Admission, Financial Aid, Counseling, etc.)- there are always tremendous lines. The people helping the students are frustrated and are in a rush to get you out of the way. On too many occasions, incorrect information is given to the students. In many cases, this has resulted in unnecessary classes taken and time wasted.

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  12. Describe your favorite campus traditions.

    Theater

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  13. What are the most popular student activities/groups?

    Unfortunately our sports program had been cut some years prior which definitely would have been the most popular. For me I would have to say theatre. I'm not too sure how how everyone else might feel towards the theater program, but I have always had a love towards theatre.

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  14. What is your overall opinion of this school?

    Solano Community College is a good and convenient school. The teachers are very helpful and are extremely generous when it comes to those few last points you need for that A. There are four campuses around the area which makes it very convenient for students who live farther than where the main campus is located. I have been attending Solano Community College for almost three years now, and I would have to say my time spent there was very satisfying.

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  15. What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

    Not much to brag about, i'ts a typical Community College. Very average , but very conveniant for many people.

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Student Body

Students

57%

female

43%

male

9,736

Total Undergrad Enrollment

N/A

Total Grad Students

1%

Out-Of-State

98%

In-State

1%

International

Organizations

N/A

Student Organizations

N/A

Fraternities

N/A

Sororities

Housing

No

On-Campus Housing

N/A

of students living on campus

Student Diversity

% American Indian/Alaskan Native
N/A
% Asian/Pacific Islander
15%
% Black or African-American
14%
% Hispanic/Latino
29%
% White or Caucasian
29%

TUITION & AID

All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

66% of students attending Solano Community College receive some sort of financial aid. 37% were awarded federal grants. While 3% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

Cost Out of State

$6,324

Tuition and fees(Out of state)

$1,791

Books and Supplies

$12,492

Room and Board

20,607

Total On Campus

Actual Cost By Income Level(W/Financial Aid)

Family Income
Cost
$0 - $30K
$6,028
$30 - $48K
$6,595
$48 - $75K
$8,931
$75 - $110K
$9,753
$110K & UP
$12,558

We use student reviews and the most current publicly available data on our school pages. As such, we don't typically remove or edit college information. Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Portions of college data include copyrighted material, which is reproduced on this website by permission of Wintergreen Orchard House, a division of Carnegie Communications. © 2009-2016 by Wintergreen Orchard House. All rights reserved.

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