San Joaquin Delta College


Located in Stockton, California, San Joaquin Delta College (SJDC) is a two-year college which sits on 165 acres of land. The college serves nearly 19,000 students offering associate degree programs as well as certificate programs in 139 major areas of study.

SJDC offers associate in arts (AA) and associate in science (AS) degree programs and certificates in a number of vocational and occupational programs within the following divisions: Applied Science & Technology; Business; English Language Arts; Fine Arts & Communication; Science & Mathematics; Health Sciences; Family & Consumer Sciences; and Social Sciences.

In addition, SJDC offers many non-credit community education courses for all ages in the form of workshops, seminars, and training, as well as online classes, and a high school program in which students take classes for college credit to help them get a jump start on their college education.

San Joaquin Delta College is accredited by Western Association of Schools & Colleges (WASC).

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Information Summary

Ranks 155th in California and 1982nd overall. See the entire top 2,000 colleges and universities list
Overall Score (about) 63.7
Total Cost On-Campus Attendance $3,205
Admission Success rate N/A
Student Ratio Students-to-Faculty 29 : 1
Retention (full-time / part-time) 75% / 55%
Enrollment Total (all students) 18,209


San Joaquin Delta College (SJDC) serves a wide range of students, including degree-seeking students, high school students, those seeking certificates, international students, community education students, and working professionals.

To attend SJDC, prospective students should:

  • Apply online, or in person, by filling out and submitting an admissions application
  • Schedule to take the college assessment test
  • Attend orientation
  • Apply for financial aid (if needed)

International students are required to fill out and submit an application for admission, along with a $50 application fee. For step-by-step instructions, visit the school’s website.

Prospective students interested in visiting SJDC prior to applying, may schedule a campus tour by filling out an online request form or by contacting the Outreach & Community Relations department.


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Financial Aid

San Joaquin Delta College (SJDC) offers several financial aid options for qualifying students. Some choices include grants, scholarships, loans, and work study programs. The school’s website provides a detailed list of aid available, as well as descriptions of each. All students are required to fill out and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered. SJDC also offers summer financial aid; however, funds are limited for qualifying students.

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San Joaquin Delta College (SJDC) serves a student population of nearly 19,000 which includes degree-seeking students, international students, those seeking certificates, community education students, and working professionals.

Students have several opportunities to be involved in campus life. There are over 30 clubs and organizations, on-campus food services, an InterClub Council (ICC), intercollegiate sports, and a flea market opened on Saturday and Sunday throughout the school year run by the Associated Student Body Government (ASBG).

SJDC provides many services for its students including free tutoring, disability services, computer labs, a student bookstore, counseling services, and a library which is open five days a week.

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San Joaquin Delta College (SJDC) competes in the Big 8 Conference offering the following intercollegiate sports teams: men’s baseball, women’s softball, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, men’s football, men’s cross country, women’s cross country, women’s golf, men’s golf, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, men’s swimming, women’s swimming, men’s track & field, women’s track & field, men’s water polo, women’s water polo, and men’s wrestling. In addition, the Delta Mustangs have a high spirited cheer team.

Some athletic achievements for SJDC in 2009 include the men’s baseball team finishing in 2nd place in the state, and named the Top Team in Northern California. The Lady Mustangs’ basketball team ended 2009 with several achievements as well including California State Championship Runner Up, Elite 8, Final Four, and Conference Champs, as well as Northern Section Champions.

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