Mt San Antonio College

Mt San Antonio College

Mt. San Antonio College is a public community college established in 1946. The total enrollment figures of the college exceed 40,000. Mt. SAC offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in arts, business, social sciences, natural sciences, technology, health care, and general education. The college also boasts of an accomplished aviation department, and has one of the largest associate of science and commercial flight degree programs in California.

The sports teams of Mt. San Antonio College are known as the Mounties. Mt. SAC sponsors men's and women's teams for basketball, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field, and water polo. In addition, there are men's teams for baseball, football, and wrestling, and women's teams for volleyball and softball.

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Contacting Mt San Antonio College

Mt San Antonio College
1100 N Grand Ave
Walnut , CA 91789-1399
General Phone: (909) 594-5611

Mt San Antonio College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts1,138sign language translation, speech and rhetoric, English language and literature, liberal arts and sciences, humanities, social services, geography
Science444biological and physical sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine203EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Business and Management158business, business management, accounting, small business management, international business, sales and marketing, retail
Transportation108commercial pilot and flight crew, air traffic controller, airline flight attendant
Medical Support and Technology94veterinary assistant, respiratory care tech, radiographer, medical lab tech, mental health services tech
Security and Law Enforcement89corrections, criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Family and Social Work82family and consumer science, business and consumer science, food and nutrition, family systems, child development
Mechanics and Repair50electrical installation and repair, communications install and repair, computer repair, industrial electronics tech, aircraft maintenance, aircraft powerplant tech
Computer Science and Engineering48computer and info science, computer programming, web design, database administration, computer graphics, computer networking, system administration, computer support
Engineering Technician38HVAC tech, water quality and recycling tech, manufacturing tech, drafting
Law29legal secretary, legal assistant
Design26design and visual communication, fashion design, interior design
Therapy and Counseling26substance abuse counseling
Hospitality20hospitality management, travel services
Production Trades19welding
Media19radio and television, desktop publishing and imaging, animation and special effects
Landscaping and Horticulture17applied horticulture, landscaping, plant nursery, turf management, floristry
Real Estate and Construction Management14real estate
Cooking and Culinary Arts12culinary arts, restaurant and catering management
Office and Administration12data entry, administrative assistant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10parks and recreation studies, parks and recreation management, health and physical education, sports and fitness management, athletic trainer
Construction Trades8apparel and textile marketing, building inspector
Architecture and Planning5architectural tech
Animal Science and Care4animal husbandry, equestrian studies
Photography and Commercial Art3commercial art, commercial photography
Education and Teaching2teacher aide
Agricultural Science and Management1agriculture, agricultural operations, agricultural machine tech
Medical Administration0medical secretary
Science and Laboratory Technician0chemical tech
Drama and Performing Arts0theatre design, various performing arts
Art Studies0visual and performing arts

Number of programs and degrees for Mt San Antonio College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree2,18172
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years175
Award of less than 1 academic year37539
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years12222

Mt San Antonio College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Mt San Antonio College had a total enrollment of 29,842 students (19,021 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 18%
Black 6%
Hispanic 44%
Asian 26%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 27%
20-21 19%
22-24 16%
25-29 12%
30-34 6%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 5%
65+ 2%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

State unknown2%

Mt San Antonio College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 74 %
Part-Time 51 %

Mt San Antonio College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Walnut, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Mt San Antonio College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 512
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 512
Books and supplies $ 1,586

Financial Aid:
Mt San Antonio College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 124500)

Mt San Antonio College Faculty

Mt San Antonio College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track5474
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1413

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year21$101,85536$98,425
All faculty totalcalendar year21$101,85536$98,425

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year173$91,612175$90,201
All faculty totalacademic year173$91,612175$90,201

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Mt San Antonio College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
Agriculture, General

Animal Science And Care
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
Equestrian/Equine Studies

Architecture And Planning
Architectural Technology/Technician

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Retailing and Retail Operations
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Graphics
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
System Administration/Administrator
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Design and Visual Communications, General
Fashion/Apparel Design
Interior Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Visual and Performing Arts, Other

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Mgmt & Recycling Tech

Family And Social Work
Business Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Development
Family Systems
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Plant Nursery Operations and Management
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Social Sciences, General
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Radio and Television

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Health and Physical Education, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial Photography
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Biological and Physical Sciences

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

Air Traffic Controller
Airline Flight Attendant
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew

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What Sets Mt San Antonio College Apart:

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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