Southern California Institute Of Technology

Overview of Southern California Institute Of Technology

SCIT is located in Anaheim, CA (a large city). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by SCIT is the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in engineering technician, office and administration.

SCIT Selectivity

SCIT does not offer open admission. The school admitted just 98% of applicants in 2007-2008.

Student Body

SCIT had 396 enrolled students in 2007-2008. The school has a large minority student population. A large number of students at SCIT are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at the school are male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"SCIT's mission is to provide quality programs that are sound in concept,implemented by a competent and dedicated faculty, and geared to serve those seeking the foundation required to obtain a career in their chosen fields. The program enmphasizes hands on training based on the needs of industry and provides a wider perspective of general knowledge, thus developing the insight, deversity, and understanding needs to better function in society, provide leadership, and become a better, more confident citizen in the community, SCIT helps to develop the potential and talent, which will provide for personal and professional growth, while meeting personal objectives and goals. The college provides a learning atmosphere that develops attitudes, disciplines, and skills consistent with the needs of the local community and society in general. Lifelong learning is encouraged and supported by faculty through individual encouragement, attention, effective teaching techniques, and regularly scheduled evaluations. SCIT offers a curriculum that is current with trends as well as technological advancements. We also encourage and support ethnic and cultural diversity in the faculty, staff, and student body of thus enriching the overall learning environment."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting SCIT

Southern California Institute of Technology
222 S. Harbor Blvd. Suite 200
Anaheim , CA 92805-3701
General Phone: (714) 300-0300

SCIT Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Construction Trades140electrician
Business and Management49business management, accounting, business and related services
Office and Administration29administrative assistant
Engineering26electrical engineering
Computer Science and Engineering3computer science

Number of programs and degrees for SCIT in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years2125
Associate's degree13
Bachelor's degree344

SCIT Student Body

In 2007-2008, SCIT had a total enrollment of 396 students (686 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 80%
Women 20%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 26%
Black 7%
Hispanic 47%
Asian 20%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 2%
20-21 5%
22-24 10%
25-29 20%
30-34 12%
35-39 14%
40-49 22%
50-64 13%
65+ 1%

SCIT Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 28 %

SCIT Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Anaheim, 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.

SCIT Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended
Other Standardized Testsrequired

SCIT Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 13,100
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,100
Books and supplies $ 2,500

Financial Aid:
SCIT participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3113600)

SCIT Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year9$50,1250*
All faculty totalcalendar year9$50,1250*

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

SCIT Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science

Construction Trades

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

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SCIT Highlights

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What Sets SCIT Apart:

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% of degrees in engineering technician
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% students 40 years or older
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Male % of student body
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Top 6%SCIT Male % of student body
Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%SCIT Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%SCIT % of degrees in office and administration
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%SCIT Minority % of student body

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