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Solano Community College

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Former names  Vallejo Junior College
Established  1945
Total enrollment  11,801 (2010)
Graduation rate  25.4% (2014)
Type  Community
Phone  +1 707-864-7000
Mascot  Falcon
Solano Community College

Officer in charge  Jowel C. Laguerre, Ph.D. (superintendent president)
Chairman  A. Marie Young (president of the Governing Board)
Vice-president  Leslie Minor, Ph.D. (vice president of academic affairs)
Address  4000 Suisun Valley Rd, Fairfield, CA 94534, USA
District  Solano County Office Of Education
Undergraduate tuition and fees  Local tuition: 1,416 USD (2015), Domestic tuition: 7,386 USD (2015)
Notable alumni  Sly Stone, Rudy Sylvan, Rob Wainwright, Mike Gibson, Ernest J Gaines
Similar  Sacramento City College, Napa Valley College, Los Medanos College, Contra Costa College, Diablo Valley College

Solano community college

Solano Community College (SCC) is a two-year institution of higher learning headquartered in Fairfield, Solano County, California (between San Francisco and Sacramento), with two satellite campuses in Vacaville and in Vallejo and with classes in several other locations. The college is part of California Community Colleges System, which comprises 112 campuses in 72 districts across the state. SCC's service area includes all of Solano County, and the town of Winters in Yolo County. It has 10,814 students.


Solano community college commercial 2015


The college was established in 1945 as Vallejo Junior College. It was part of the Vallejo City Unified School District until 1967, when it established itself as a countywide institution.


SCC consists of a main campus and two satellite campuses: one in Vacaville and another in Vallejo. It also uses space at other locations for classes that the three campuses cannot accommodate. The 192-acre (0.78 km2) main campus in Fairfield was completed in 1971; its Vacaville satellite campus was opened shortly after. On September 15, 2007 the satellite campus in Vallejo had opened. In its first year, the college had approximately 5,000 students and the three-campus system as of 2007 has a total of approximately 11,000 students .

Exchange and cooperation abroad

University of California Davis and the college has an exchange program and cooperation with Jinggangshan University for nursing course.

Notable alumni

  • Joe Carnahan, independent film director
  • Bakari Hendrix, professional basketball player
  • Tug McGraw, Major League Baseball relief pitcher and the father of Country music singer Tim McGraw and actor/TV personality Mark McGraw.
  • Casey Sheehan, Army Specialist and son of Cindy Sheehan
  • Sylvester (Sly) Stewart, Musician and Creator of the famous funk group Sly & the Family Stone
  • Rudy Sylvan, NFL, player for the Detroit Lions
  • Rob Wainwright, PBA player for the Welcoat Dragons
  • Mike Gibson (American football)
  • Johnny Colla, Musician/producer/singer/songwriter and founding member of Huey Lewis and The News
  • Ed Rollins, Republican campaign consultant
  • References

    Solano Community College Wikipedia