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Message from the President

Message from the President

Greetings from Santa Ana College! Whether your interest is to earn a degree or certificate, transfer to a four-year college or university, obtain workforce training, or to prepare for college-level study through our intensive English language program, Santa Ana College desires to meet your needs.

As one of the largest community college institutions in the state, we pride ourselves on offering a high-quality and affordable education that positions our students competitively in the workforce. Students who have received training and education from Santa Ana College have moved on to achieve great success in areas such as business, science, technology, public service, athletics and entertainment.

We attract top faculty and staff, many of whom have been recognized nationally for their work. Our dedication to student achievement was highlighted by Community College Week where Santa Ana College ranked as one of the top 100 producers of associate degrees in the nation.

I hope that you will enjoy your online exploration of our campus. Additionally, consider yourself personally invited to visit us so that you can experience firsthand the benefits of attending Santa Ana College.

We look forward to serving you!

Best regards!

Erlinda J. Martinez, Ed. D.

Santa Ana College

Santa Ana College is a community legacy celebrating 100 years of excellence in academic achievement and community partnerships. Santa Ana College, a public community college established in 1915 in Orange County, California, is committed to quality, innovation and diversity through collaboration and leadership within the community. Santa Ana College is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and offers associate degrees in more than 100 majors, certificate programs in 120 occupational specializations and lower division transfer courses for advanced degrees at four-year colleges and universities. The college also has a wide range of student services to expand your academic life.

Mission Statement

The mission of Santa Ana College is to be a leader and partner in meeting the intellectual, cultural, technological and workforce development needs of our diverse community. Santa Ana College provides access and equity in a dynamic learning environment that prepares students for transfer, careers and lifelong intellectual pursuits in a global community.

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