About Sierra College

Academic Excellence and Student Success

Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the needs of the communities it serves.

Our college serves more than 18,000 students each year at campuses and centers in Rocklin, Roseville, Grass Valley, and Truckee. In addition to offering 126 degrees, transfer programs and certificates, the college provides Distance Learning, a broad range of Community Education (non-credit courses) and is one of only four community colleges in the nation to have an Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

We have more than 1,300 employees (526 full-time faculty and staff and over 800 part-time faculty) in four locations across the 3,200-mile district.

Sierra graduates can be found in businesses and industries throughout the region.

Our award-winning faculty members enhance their teaching with research, authorship and industry expertise. We are also recognized nationally for excellence in our athletic programs.

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Sierra College by the Numbers

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