Santa Ana College (SAC) Promise is an initiative of the Santa Ana Partnership and has expanded to serve all first-time freshmen. The goal of the program is to support students who would like to attain a certificate, AA degree and/or transfer to a four-year university by providing free tuition for your first-year studies. Additionally, SAUSD graduates receive guaranteed admission to CSU Fullerton. Click here to view our partnership contract.
NOTE: All benefits and details are subject to change depending on availability & student criteria. Click here for more information.
First-time freshman attending Santa Ana College directly after graduating from a California high school and eligible for in state tuition. Click here for more information regarding in state tuition and residency guidelines.
Attend a SAC Promise Orientation. Join our interest list to receive updates on upcoming orientations.
Maintain enrollment in a minimum of 12 units for both Fall and Spring semesters.
Submitted FAFSA or California Dream Act application
Meet with a counselor for a comprehensive education plan (4 semesters planned in advance)
Enroll in a Counseling 100 Course or equivalent (staff will approve equivalency during orientation)
NOTE: All requirements and details are subject to change depending on availability & student criteria. Click here for more information.
Students with Undocumented Status
We are unapologetic and unafraid-trained allies to undocumented students and their families. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have questions, concerns about your status, or would like guidance toward resources to ensure your success while at Santa Ana College. Did you know we have a website dedicated to informing the community about undocumented-related resources (i.e. AB540, DACA, financial aid, etc.)?
SAC Undocu-Scholars Program