San Diego Christian College

200 Riverview Parkway, Santee, CA

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San Diego Christian College is a nonprofit private institution that has a large selection of majors and degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in El Cajon, CA, in a predominantly suburban area. The school's Nondenominational Christian affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's mission. The school enrolls 500 students per year, allowing for a more personalized education.

Students can select from a few areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Business Administration
  • Liberal Arts
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Biblical Studies
  • Kinesiology And Exercise Science

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, student records, and test scores, which are then reviewed by admissions staff. Students may provide either the SAT or ACT exam scores to be considered for admissions to this school. A score between 1270 to 1630 on the SAT, or 19 to 23 for the ACT is usually submitted among admitted students. An estimated 40 percent of all applicant were accepted at this school, with 39 percent of those accepted choosing to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is nearly $26,000, but may change from year to year. Students are encouraged to use the school's net price calculator to better understand their cost of attendance. San Diego Christian College may provide financial aid for students that qualify as grants and loans.

The San Diego Christian College "Hawks" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NAIA. Athletic programs offered may include:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division I)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division I)
  • Soccer (NAIA Division I)

Students should take a look at the school's to see additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the candidates San Diego Christian College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

San Diego Christian College has a total student population of about 920, where graduate students make up roughly 11% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $19,000-$22,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Part time students pay in the range of $800 to $950 per unit
  • The estimated cost for on campus dorms & meals is around $13,000, which includes nineteen meals provided per week

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships98%$14,438
Receiving Student Loans85%$8,901
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, San Diego Christian College may offer services to students like:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

San Diego Christian College has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 41%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years31%
Graduating in 5 Years8%
Graduating in 6 Years3%

Intercollegiate Athletics

San Diego Christian College is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Golden State Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Golden State Athletic Conference)
  • Soccer
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by San Diego Christian College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism


English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences


Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences


    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Theology and Religious Vocations

    Transportation and Materials Moving

    Visual and Performing Arts

    Data Disclaimer

    Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact San Diego Christian College for official up-to-date information.

    Contact Information

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    Admissions Office

    Financial Aid Office

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