Since 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the needs of the communities we serve. Our college serves more than 18,000 students each year at campuses and centers in Rocklin, Roseville, Grass Valley, and Tahoe-Truckee. View our Sierra College Factbook and Sierra College Data.

Everywhere I go, I find examples of how Sierra has enriched lives and helped local businesses thrive. Sierra truly is a special place.
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Willy Duncan, President

Rich History. Strong Values.

Sierra College offers more than 120 degrees and certificates, plus distance learning, non-credit courses, and community education. As an institution committed to provide education to lifelong learners, we are also one of only four community colleges nationwide to have an Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. 

Find out more about who we are and what makes Sierra College such a special place to be.

Graduation was most memorable at Sierra College because I felt like I accomplished what I wanted to do even through all the obstacles I faced.

Dishan perera, Engineering major and tRio graduate

Building Community

Committed to Student Equity

We are committed to eliminating the equity gaps in all student populations. Find out more about how we are doing this and how you can get involved.

Visit Sierra College

Whether you’re a current student, graduate or member in the community, come for a visit and see how you can be an important part of Sierra College.
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News at Sierra College

Something new is happening all the time at Sierra College. Find out the latest information about what’s going on.

Sierra College Blog

Read stories from the viewpoints of students, faculty, alumni, and members of our community.

Fast Facts About Sierra College

Check out some of the highlights of what sets Sierra College apart from other community colleges.

More About Us

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. Learn more about how we operate as an institution to serve our students, staff, and community.

Accreditation

Sierra College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, one of seven regional accrediting commissions.

Employee and Office Directory

If you’re looking for a specific person or office at Sierra College, our directory can help point you in the right direction.

Planning and Governance

Sierra College has long been a place where groups put aside competing interests to come together and make big things happen. This collaborative culture permeates every level of the college.