University description (as per official university website)
Why Students Choose Us.
At Mt. Sierra College, students recognize the quality, hands-on curriculum we offer and make the smart choice to be a part of our fast-paced, exciting learning environment. If you’re looking for a bachelors degree with rewarding career opportunities in the fields of Media Arts and Design, Business and Technology, choose us.
We combine theory with real-world situations from our faculty’s industry experience to prepare students for successful roles in their careers and communities.
The right tools
From the latest iMac® student stations in our Mac Lab to our fully-functional private theatre; we offer advanced hardware and software to give students an edge in their chosen industries.
We understand the advanced learning needs of today’s student and offer bachelor degree programs online, on campus or a combination of both called FlexLearn. Students may also schedule their classes to earn their bachelors degree in 3 years or less.
Our Career Development Department is focused on preparing students for a career with internship opportunities, resume building and interviewing skills – available both before graduation and after.
Our learning atmosphere promotes success through small class sizes, individual attention, tutoring, additional support services and placing students’ educational needs first.
Our learning environment embraces diversity by making programs well-rounded and accessible to a geographically diverse, multicultural population.
Students graduate with a theoretical and practical basis for understanding the forces that shape society and are taught think critically and communicate effectively.
Financial aid is available for all those who qualify.
Don't let financing get in the way of your education.
It is goal to assist our students in getting the best education possible and help them fulfill their dreams. There are resources to fund your educational expenses already in place to expedite your path through college and get you on your way to a rewarding career. The following are some of the financial aid resources available to fund your education:
Federal Stafford Loan–Subsidized
The federal government pays the loan interest while the student is in school and up to six months after leaving school.
Federal Stafford Loan–Unsubsidized
This loan program is for those students who have limited eligibility for the subsidized loan.
Federal Pell Grant
These funds are awarded to eligible undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelors degree.
Academic Competitive Grant (ACG)
For Federal Pell Grant students only.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
These grants are awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional need.
Federal Work Study (FWS)
This program offers part‐time campus based jobs.
Mt. Sierra College Scholarship Programs
Federal Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS)
The PLUS loan is available to parents of dependent students as a supplemental source of funds.
State of California Grants
Cal Grant A, and Cal Grant B are only available to California residents.
Alternative Forms of Financial Assistance
These are private funding sources include: Educational Loans, Personal and Home Equity Loans, Employer Tuition Reimbursement or Scholarships.
For more information on Financial Assistance for Military Students please visit mtsierra.edu/military.
Financial Assistance to Active Duty Military and their Spouses
Active‐duty military and their spouses are eligible for a 15% tuition reduction off the current tuition rate.
Mt. Sierra College is Veteran Approved and offers GI benefits to eligible veterans.