San Diego Christian College

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2100 Greenfield Drive

El Cajon, CA 92019

Phone: (800) 676-2242
2012-2013 Tuition
tuition and fees
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National Liberal Arts Colleges

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San Diego Christian College is a private institution that was founded in 1970. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 729, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 50 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. San Diego Christian College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $25,108 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

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.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1970
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment $532,546


When applying to San Diego Christian College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at San Diego Christian College is $25. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 42.6 percent.

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Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 42.6%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at San Diego Christian College is 17:1, and the school has 79.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at San Diego Christian College include: Business Administration and Management, General; Bible/Biblical Studies; and Kinesiology and Exercise Science. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 59.5 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 17:1
4-year graduation rate 30%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business Administration and Management, General 19%
Bible/Biblical Studies 12%
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 9%

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Student Life

San Diego Christian College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 729, with a gender distribution of 50.3 percent male students and 49.7 percent female students. San Diego Christian College is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 742
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

San Diego Christian College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. San Diego Christian College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and student patrols. Of the students at San Diego Christian College, 50 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at San Diego Christian College.

Students who have cars on campus 50%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Tuition and fees $25,108 (2012-13)
Room and board $8,740 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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