Become a Saddleback College Student

1. Submit an Application Applications are available online at www.saddleback.edu/admissions 2. Apply for Financial Aid Visit www.saddleback.edu/fao Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid to receive eligible government grants and scholarships The Board of Governors Fee

Women in STEM Majors: Restoring the Gender Imbalance

Two years ago, Saddleback College classmates Leah Jameson, Tara Atkinson, and Mallory Dwees didn’t know each other. They also didn’t know that in only two years’ time, they would stand out as women in the field of

Be Your Own Boss! Learn Entrepreneurship Skills at Saddleback College

Have you thought about starting your own business? Do you see yourself as passionate, curious, optimistic, willing to take risks, and able to execute plans? If so, you may have the entrepreneurial spirit needed to successfully launch

Exploring Your Career Options

For many, choosing a college major and deciding on a career path isn’t always so simple. If you fall into this camp, you’re not alone. While many of your friends may already know what they want to

Tips for Returning Adult Students

As daunting as it may sometimes seem, going back to college is easier than many people believe. We understand that the transition into college isn’t the same for everyone and that for some people there might be

A Free Community College Education – NOW!

Many understandably rejoiced when President Obama announced his plan to provide a free community college education for those who meet specific requirements.    The political reality, however, is that such a plan could take years to implement. 

Financial Aid Myths and Facts

Myth My parents make too much money, so I won’t qualify for aid. Fact There is no income cut-off to qualify for federal student aid. Many factors besides income—from the size of your family to the age

Career Technical Education & Certificate Programs

Career Technical Education (CTE) programs offer a sequence of courses directly related to high demand skills needed to gain employment in current or emerging occupations.  Students can earn a Saddleback College certificate or occupational skills award preparing

Scholarships: Making Higher Education Possible

There’s a common misconception that scholarships are for valedictorians or star athletes only. In reality, there are numerous types of scholarships available to students in different programs, majors and career tracks, as well as open and unrestricted

Get Real World Experience at Saddleback College: Enhance your Education with an Internship

At Saddleback College, we make it a priority to help students find rewarding internships that complement their training in the classroom.  Real world experience is critical in helping you prepare for a career. At Saddleback, we have

Maximize the Middle [infographic]

What are Middle Jobs? Middle Skills (more than high school, less than bachelor’s degree) + Middle Class Income (over $35,000 a year) Continue reading

Tips for Returning Adult Students

Here are 10 tips that get you ready to return to the classroom: Apply online and become a Saddleback student. The sooner you become a student, the faster we can help you reach your goals. Register today

Growing Opportunities in Allied Health: Creating a Pipeline to Careers

The world of healthcare is changing rapidly: Americans are living longer, new technologies require highly skilled and trained technicians, and new healthcare roles are emerging due to the impact of the Affordable Care Act. These factors are

Financial Aid FAQs: Helping you get the money you need for the education you deserve

At Saddleback College we believe a higher education should be available to everyone. Here are our answers to some of the most frequently asked financial aid questions. What is Financial Aid? Financial aid is money set aside

Career Technical Education & Certificate Programs

Career Technical Education (CTE) programs offer a sequence of courses directly related to high demand skills needed to gain employment in current or emerging occupations.  Students can earn a Saddleback College certificate or occupational skills award preparing