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Southern California Institute of Technology

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 4-year or above

School Size & Setting

Large | Urban

Students-to-Faculty Ratio

26:1

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

SCIT's mission is to provide quality programs that are sound in concept, implemented by a competent and dedicated faculty and geared to serve those seeking the foundation required to obtain a career in their chosen fields. The program emphasizes hands-on training based on the needs of industry and provides a wider perspective of general knowledge, thus developing the insight, diversity and understanding needs to better function in society, provide leadership and become a better, more confident citizen in the community. SCIT helps to develop the potential and talent, which will provide for personal and professional growth, while meeting personal objectives and goals. The college provides a learning atmosphere that develops attitudes, disciplines and skills consistent with the needs of the local community and society in general. Lifelong learning is encouraged and supported by faculty through individual encouragement, attention, effective teaching techniques and regularly scheduled evaluations. SCIT offers a curriculum that is current with trends as well as technological advancements. We also encourage and support ethnic and cultural diversity in the faculty, staff and student body of thus enriching the overall learning environment.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$19,190

Out of state

$19,190
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
97%
Type of aid % of students receiving aid Average amount
Federal grants 83.0% $6,859
State/local grants 1.0% $3,009
Institutional grants 74.0% $1,687
Loans 76.0% $10,740

Other Estimated Costs

Housing

$. per year

Books & Supplies

$1,590 per year

Personal Expenses

$. per year

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Computer Science
      • A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations. See other colleges that offer this major
  • ENGINEERING
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of biomedical and health systems and products such as integrated biomedical systems, instrumentation, medical information systems, artificial organs and prostheses, and health management and care delivery systems. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of electrical and electronic systems and their components, including electrical power generation systems; and the analysis of problems such as superconductor, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification. See other colleges that offer this major
  • ENGINEERING/ENGINEERING-RELATED TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
    • Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$0
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
4%
Male Students
96%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Hispanic/Latino61.8%
  2. Caucasian16.89%
  3. Asian8.06%
  4. Two Or More Ethnicities4.8%
  5. Black4.03%
  6. Not Specified2.69%
  7. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1.73%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

910

Undergraduate students

910

Full Time Students
5%
Part Time Students
95%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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