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San Diego Christian College – Tuition & Success Analysis

Santee, CA

San Diego Christian College – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 690

Average annual cost of attendance: $30,032

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $23,525

Campus Setting: Large Suburb

Religious Affiliation: Undenominational

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San Diego Christian College Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $28,841

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $26,511

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $29,793

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $29,927

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $32,321


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by San Diego Christian College. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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San Diego Christian College Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 42%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 64%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $36,700

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 51%

San Diego Christian College Admissions

San Diego Christian College Acceptance Rate: 53%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 420 to 530

SAT Critical Reading: 440 to 520

SAT Writing: 420 to 510

ACT English: 16 to 23

ACT Math: 16 to 22

ACT Writing: 7 to 8

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to San Diego Christian College actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

San Diego Christian College Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 55%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 85%

Typical student debt: $23,525

Typical monthly loan payment: $250

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Majors at San Diego Christian College


These are the most popular areas of study offered at San Diego Christian College:

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 2%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 14%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 4%
  • Education – 6%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 1%
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences – 9%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 19%
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies – 10%
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies – 7%
  • Psychology – 7%
  • Theology and Religious Vocations – 15%
  • Transportation and Materials Moving – 4%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 3%

For more information about the various majors at San Diego Christian College, visit their website.

San Diego Christian College Diversity


Overall Composition at San Diego Christian College

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend San Diego Christian College full time:  75%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend San Diego Christian College part time:  25%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at San Diego Christian College:  36%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 1%

Asian: 2%

Black: 10%

Hispanic: 26%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 2%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Two or more races: 6%

Unknown: 7%

White: 45%

San Diego Christian College Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 1.6

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 1.2

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 12.2

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.