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Mt. San Antonio College is a public institution located in Walnut, California. The suburban atmosphere of Walnut makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

9,878 Full-Time Undergraduates
$1,288 Avg In-State Tuition

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Mt. San Antonio College Rankings

Mt. SAC is ranked #303 out of 1,831 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2022 Best Colleges list.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Mt. SAC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#8 Best Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#92 Best Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Mt. SAC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Mental & Social Health Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Transportation & Materials Moving Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Air Transportation Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Mental & Social Health Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Value Mental & Social Health Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Most Popular Electronics Maintenance & Repair Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Best Allied Health Professions Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#86 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Mt. SAC has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#8 Best Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Schools College Factual
#12 Best Laboratory Technician Schools College Factual
#13 Best Radiologic Technology Schools College Factual
#15 Best Respiratory Care Therapy Schools College Factual
#69 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Course Advisor
#101 Best Allied Health Professions Schools College Factual

Where Is Mt. San Antonio College?


Contact details for Mt. SAC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1100 N Grand Ave, Walnut, CA 91789-1399
Phone: 909-274-7500

Can I Afford Mt. SAC?

$1,288 In-State Tuition
1% Take Out Loans
6.1% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time Mt. SAC students paid $46 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $376 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $1,288 $10,528
Fees $62 $62
Books and Supplies $1,080 $1,080

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Mt. SAC, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $4,800 a year. That adds up to $19,200 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Mt. SAC is 6.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Mt. San Antonio College Undergraduate Student Diversity

9,878 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
87% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 28,393 undergraduate students at Mt. SAC, with 9,878 being full-time and 18,515 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 9,878 full-time undergraduates at Mt. SAC, 46% are male and 54% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Mt. San Antonio College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2,088
Black or African American 334
Hispanic or Latino 5,840
White 932
International Students 307
Other Races/Ethnicities 377

Over 51 countries are represented at Mt. SAC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Taiwan, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Mt. San Antonio College

5,881 Took All Classes Online
19,715 Took At Least One Class Online
109.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 19,715 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Mt. SAC has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 23rd most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Mt. SAC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mt. San Antonio College was 109.0%. This is the #325 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Mt. SAC regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Mt. SAC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Mt. SAC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Culinary Arts #4
Personal & Culinary Services #7

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Mt. San Antonio College Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 23 11 32 66
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot & Flight Crew 6 44 0 50
General Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair 13 19 14 46
Radiologic Technology 11 27 0 38
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineering Technology 0 9 26 35
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician 0 6 28 34
General Drafting & Design Technology 12 6 5 23
Welding Technology/Welder 10 8 5 23
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 0 7 15 22
Air Traffic Controller 0 19 0 19
General Cooking & Related Culinary Arts 9 4 2 15
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 10 3 1 14
Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 4 10 14
Respiratory Care Therapy 0 13 0 13
Computer Installation & Repair Technology/Technician 0 0 12 12
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager 3 8 0 11
Laboratory Technician 0 11 0 11
Athletic Training 9 0 0 9
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician 0 0 8 8
Restaurant, Culinary, & Catering Management/Manager 8 0 0 8
Telecommunications Technology 0 0 4 4
Engineering Technology 2 0 0 2
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 1 0 1
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Management & Recycling Technology 0 0 0 0
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 116 200 162 478


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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