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San Diego City College ‐ Programs, Tuition, and Reviews

San Diego City College is located in San Diego, CA, but also offers classes online. This school offers training in 47 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being Cosmetology License, Driver's License, and Esthetician License. Time to complete this education training ranges from 1 hour to 2 years depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 1 year. The cost to attend San Diego City College ranges from $12 to $20,000 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $1,250. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I received grants and/or scholarship funding".

The most commonly reported benefits of attending San Diego City College are "Good teachers" and "Positive environment", but respondents also mentioned "Affordable" and "Hands-on training" as notable benefits. San Diego City College has been reviewed 55 times, with an average rating of 4.62 out of 5. About 95% of reviewers would recommend San Diego City College to a friend.

School Information

1313 Park Boulevard San Diego, CA 92101
1 hour - 2 years


  • Cosmetology License: $25 - $20,000
  • Peer Counselor Degree: $1,500
  • Driver's License: $465 - $20,000
  • Esthetician License: $2,000 - $3,000
  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant: $11,000
  • valid driver's license: $2,000
  • Food Handler Certification: $12 - $20
  • CADC-II certificate: $1,000
  • Electricial Certificate: $350
  • Certified Legal Assistant: $600
  • Lactation Speciality Certificate: $500
  • Medical Billing Certificate: $150,000
  • ServSafe: $200
  • PALS Certification: $4,000
  • EPA Certificate: $500
  • CPR Certification: $55
  • First Aid Certification: $55 - $4,500
  • Health Insurance License: $250
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification: $2,500
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support: $2,500
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification: $2,500
  • ICADC certificate: $10
  • HVAC Certification: $600
  • Mastercam M17 Programming Certificate: $1,500
  • Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC): $10
  • Medical Billing Certification: $75


Total undergraduate population*


Undergraduate population breakdown*
Native American
Pacific Islander

*Source: College Scorecard, 2019

What do students think about this program?

Top pros

Good teachers Mentioned in 41 reviews
Positive environment Mentioned in 34 reviews
Affordable Mentioned in 34 reviews

Recent reviews



Affordable, Hands-on training


Long hours

Other comments

Exceptional training degree offered easy to pass state exam obtaining employment generally easy teachers a little overbearing and thought than most.



Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Affordable, Helpful career services, Positive environment, Good career preparation, Hands-on training

Other comments

Good combination of hands on training, very informative and teaches you everything you need to know! Meet a lot of new people, learn from teachers and each other! Amazing experience if you focus and work hard!

Cosmetology License Questions & Answers

What do people wish they knew before earning their Cosmetology License?

7,031 people answered

“Everything I needed to know I learned in school.”

Sept. 30, 2019

“I didn’t need to go to school for the field of hair i wanted to study.”

Sept. 30, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Cosmetology License?

7,457 people answered

“Its an amazing field but it is hard on your body. The gift of friendship you receive from your clients are great!!”

Sept. 30, 2019

“Patience is the key to all your problems.”

Sept. 30, 2019
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