San Diego Christian College

Overview of San Diego Christian College

San Diego Christian College is located in El Cajon, CA (a large suburb). The school is a Undenominational school. San Diego Christian College is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Post-Baccalaureate certificate.

Areas of Study

San Diego Christian College is known for its programs in family and social work, nutrition and exercise therapy, therapy and counseling.

San Diego Christian College Selectivity

The school does not offer open admission. San Diego Christian College admitted just 55% of applicants in 2007-2008. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 440. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 440 and 570.


San Diego Christian College maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

The school had 489 enrolled students in 2007-2008.

Student Life

San Diego Christian College offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. San Diego Christian College values student athletics, and belongs to the Golden State Athletic Conference, Golden State Athletic Conference, Golden State Athletic Conference. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of San Diego Christian College is to engage Christians in an academic community that offers a liberal arts education, promotes an environment of scholarship, and fosters the examination of truth, preparing them to influence the world through godly character within a framework of the authority and inerrancy of Scripture. Learning goals centered on the mission are directed toward enabling students to: Obtain a foundational knowledge of the humanities, sciences, and social sciences that provides a framework for life-long learning Specialize in at least one academic discipline with specific career and life applications Demonstrate effective communication and social skills Apply critical thinking skills to scholarly, professional, and personal endeavors Practice individual responsibility to God, to others, and to the environment Explore a variety of opportunities for active participation in local and global communities in preparation for a lifestyle of service and ministry Interact effectively with individuals of diverse cultural perspectives Exercise self-discipline and personal integrity based on biblical principles and an active personal relationship with Jesus Christ"

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting San Diego Christian College

San Diego Christian College
2100 Greenfield Dr
El Cajon , CA 92019-1157
General Phone: (619) 441-2200

San Diego Christian College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts43English, liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, history
Family and Social Work16family studies
Therapy and Counseling14psychology
Religion and Philosophy14bible studies
Business and Management14business management
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy8exercise science
Transportation5aviation tech
Media4communication studies

Number of programs and degrees for San Diego Christian College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree12814

San Diego Christian College Student Body

In 2007-2008, San Diego Christian College had a total enrollment of 489 students (457 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 43%
Women 57%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 93%
Graduate 7%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 69%
Black 7%
Hispanic 14%
Asian 4%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 27%
20-21 30%
22-24 23%
25-29 8%
30-34 2%
35-39 1%
40-49 3%
50-64 3%

San Diego Christian College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 51 %
Part-Time 100 %

San Diego Christian College Room and Board (2007)

San Diego Christian College offers campus housing for 170 of its 457 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

San Diego Christian College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal440550
SAT Math440570
SAT Writing450550
ACT Verbal1926
ACT Math1824
ACT Composite1924

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT79%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT23%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

San Diego Christian College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 20,980
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 20,980
Room and board $ 7,540
Books and supplies $ 1,566
Other expenses $ 3,170

Financial Aid:
San Diego Christian College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1203100)

San Diego Christian College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1410

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professorcalendar year0*2*
No academic rankcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*2*

*: 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
Professoracademic year2*0*
Associate professoracademic year8$52,9562*
Assistant professoracademic year3$44,9925$43,905
Instructoracademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year13$52,6808$45,596

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

San Diego Christian College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Golden State Athletic Conference
Baseball Golden State Athletic Conference
Track Golden State Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports202747

San Diego Christian College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Family And Social Work
Human Development and Family Studies, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Music, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General

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San Diego Christian College Highlights

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What Sets San Diego Christian College Apart:

% students on athletic fin. aid
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%San Diego Christian College % students on athletic fin. aid
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%San Diego Christian College % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%San Diego Christian College % of degrees in family and social work
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%San Diego Christian College Dorm rooms per full-time student
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%San Diego Christian College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%San Diego Christian College Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%San Diego Christian College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%San Diego Christian College % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy

checked Undenominational affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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