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Out of State Students:

Due to restrictive state regulations, Santa Ana College is not permitted to provide online courses or instruction to students in some states​. Please check with our Distance ​Education Office​ prior to enrollment. (714) 564-6725 or

Online Application Dates

  • Fall Semester  ------------------------------------- Beginning April 1
  • Spring Intersession / Spring semester ------ Beginning November 1
  • Summer session ---------------------------------- Beginning April 1 

Who May Apply for Admission?

Complete an application if:

  • You have never attended Santa Ana College or Santiago Canyon College.
  • You have not attended SAC or SCC for one primary semester (Fall or Spring). 

You may apply for admission at SAC if you:

  •  Have graduated from high school or
  •  Have passed the CA High School Proficiency Certificate Exam or
  •  Have passed the GED examination or
  •  Have not graduated from high school but are 18 years or older and may profit from SAC instruction or
  •  Are an eligible high school student who has satisfied specific admissions requirements or
  •  Are an international student who has satisfied specific admissions requirements

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Who May Attend?

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Santa Ana College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: