Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the needs of the communities that it serves.
With approximately 125 degree and certificate programs, Sierra College is ranked first in Northern California (Sacramento north) for transfers to 4 year Universities, offers career/technical training, and classes for upgrading job skills. 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.
The Sierra Community College District covers over 3,200 square miles, an area larger than the state of Delaware. It serves the Northern California foothill counties of Placer, Nevada as well as parts of El Dorado and Sacramento.
Sierra College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.