Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa Junior College, or SRJC, is a community college located in Santa Rosa in Sonoma County, California. It was established in 1918 and is the tenth oldest community college in the state. The campus of SRJC is over 100 acres and it also operates a 40-acre campus in Petaluma.

SRJC runs a public safety training center in Windsor, a self-supporting farm near Forestville, a culinary arts center in downtown Santa Rosa, and a technology academy on the Petaluma Campus. The college is consistently ranked as one of the top community colleges in the U.S.

Santa Rosa Junior College's athletic teams are known as the Bear Cubs.

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Santa Rosa Junior College
1501 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa , CA 95401-4395
General Phone: (707) 527-4011

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Santa Rosa Junior College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Security and Law Enforcement1,586corrections, criminal justice and police, corrections and criminal justice, fire-fighting
Liberal Arts710area studies, women's studies, Spanish language, English, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences, humanities, social services, anthropology, ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine459EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Medical Support and Technology235dental assistant, dental hygienist, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, veterinary assistant, radiographer, phlebotomy, mental health services tech
Business and Management159business management, electronic commerce, accounting, small business management, international business, taxation, retail, sales, business and related services ...
Family and Social Work125foodservice management, adult development and aging, child development, human services
Mechanics and Repair99electrical installation and repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, aircraft maintenance
Cooking and Culinary Arts97culinary arts, restaurant and catering management
Science69biology, biological and physical sciences
Office and Administration60data entry, office management, administrative assistant
Computer Science and Engineering55computer and info science, information technology, computer science, computer graphics, computer networking, system administration, webmastering, computer support
Art Studies27visual and performing arts, art studies
Design25fashion design, interior design, graphic design
Therapy and Counseling23psychology, substance abuse counseling
Production Trades22machinist, welding
Engineering Technician18water quality and recycling tech, mechanical engineering tech, surveying tech
Medicine18medical preparatory
Real Estate and Construction Management15real estate
Agricultural Science and Management12agriculture, agricultural operations, agricultural machine tech, various agricultural courses, various agricutural courses
Photography and Commercial Art9photography, drawing
Religion and Philosophy8philosophy, religion
Law7legal secretary
Conservation and Resource Management7conservation
Drama and Performing Arts6dance, drama
Landscaping and Horticulture5landscaping, plant nursery, floristry
Medical Administration4community health
Construction Trades4apparel and textile manufacture, apparel and textile marketing, construction manager
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy3parks and recreation management
Hospitality3hospitality management
Architecture and Planning3architectural tech
Media2digital communications, communication and journalism
Transportation1commercial pilot and flight crew
Animal Science and Care1animal husbandry, equestrian studies
Fine Arts0sculpture, ceramics, metal and jewelry
Science and Laboratory Technician0biology tech

Number of programs and degrees for Santa Rosa Junior College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years1881
Associate's degree1,10966
Award of less than 1 academic year2,56646
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years18928

Santa Rosa Junior College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Santa Rosa Junior College had a total enrollment of 25,626 students (13,992 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 67%
Black 2%
Hispanic 15%
Asian 6%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 21%
20-21 14%
22-24 12%
25-29 11%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 11%
50-64 12%
65+ 2%

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

State unknown12%

Santa Rosa Junior College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 71 %
Part-Time 43 %

Santa Rosa Junior College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Santa Rosa, 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.

Santa Rosa Junior College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 633
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,695
Books and supplies $ 1,422

Financial Aid:
Santa Rosa Junior College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 128700)

Santa Rosa Junior College Faculty

Santa Rosa Junior College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2241

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year125$88,651180$85,419
All faculty totalacademic year125$88,651180$85,419

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

Santa Rosa Junior College Degree Programs (2007)

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

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

Architecture And Planning
Architectural Technology/Technician

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Retailing and Retail Operations
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Graphics
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Technology
System Administration/Administrator
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Conservation And Resource Management
Natural Resources/Conservation, General

Construction Trades
Apparel and Textile Manufacture
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager

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

Fashion/Apparel Design
Graphic Design
Interior Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Engineering Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Surveying Technology/Surveying
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Mgmt & Recycling Tech

Family And Social Work
Adult Development and Aging
Child Development
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
Human Services, General

Fine Arts
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Metal and Jewelry Arts

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Plant Nursery Operations and Management

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
Area Studies, Other
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Geography, Other
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech and Rhetorical Studies
Women's Studies

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General

Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

Medical Administration
Community Health and Preventive Medicine

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

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

Photography And Commercial Art

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew

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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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