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Santiago Canyon College

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Study abroad at Santiago Canyon College

Santiago Canyon College (SCC) is a two-year community college based in Orange, California. The award-winning institution delivers a high-quality educational experience geared towards your personal and professional ambitions.

You can choose from a range of prestigious certificate and associate degree programs. Each course prepares you for success in the global job market or further study on a bachelor’s degree. The most popular programs amongst international students include English language, business administration, economics, and psychology.

Studying at SCC means you’ll have access to a variety of state-of-the-art facilities, like science laboratories, computer suites, athletic venues, and a well-stocked library. SCC offers lots of opportunities beyond the classroom too. The College’s active student population runs several clubs in everything from gaming to debating.

SCC is also the proud home of The Hawks athletics program. Students battle it out in the Orange Empire Conference in sports like softball, soccer, and volleyball.

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Why study at SCC?

  • Affordable tuition fees

    Tuition fees at SCC are over 80% cheaper than the average yearly tuition fees at other US universities

  • Extensive transfer agreements

    The College makes it easy to transfer your credits and continue your education on a partner university’s bachelor’s program

  • Top community college

    SCC was ranked amongst the top 5 community colleges in California (, 2019)

  • Free transport

    SCC students are entitled to free public transport around the city of Orange

Life as an international student

International students are a valued part of the SCC community and the College is proud of its culturally-diverse campus.

SCC’s International Student Office works tirelessly to ensure that you enjoy an authentic American college experience. Staff can assist you with every aspect of US student life, including visas, accommodation, bank accounts, and generally settling into your new home.

If you’d like some extra support with your English-language skills, help is available at the College’s writing center and language lab.

If you’re hoping to meet new friends and share experiences, consider joining the College’s International Students Association. It’s a place where international and domestic students come together to learn about different cultures and raise international awareness.

Student life & facilities

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  • Undergraduate tuition: $9,384 per year


Santiago Canyon College

8045 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92869, United States

Orange is a welcoming city for international students looking for an authentic taste of America. located in Southern California, Orange is known for its warm climate, small-town charm, and proximity to West Coast hotspots like Long Beach and Los Angeles.