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"Why be treated like a number when you can be treated like number one?"

At Mt. Sierra College students will know their professors and classmates. They are a small, private college located in Monrovia, California close to all Los Angeles attractions. Student housing options are available for out of state and international students.

Degrees offered

The college offers bachelor of science degrees in Computer Information Technology, Network Communications and Information Security and bachelor of arts degrees in Media Arts with concentrations in Visual Design or Game Arts Design. Estimated annual tuition is $14,220 and generous scholarships and financial aid are available for those who qualify.

Small classes, big opportunities

On many campuses students may find themselves in auditorium size classes of 100 or more where there is little chance to interact with other students or get to know the professors. In such an environment students can feel like they're just a number. Mt. Sierra is different and they pride themselves on being able to know and value every individual. They prepare students to become leaders in their fields because they base their curriculum on the current needs of the workplace, not on theory. Their distinguished faculty are experienced professionals in their fields, enabling them to provide students with practical experience in the classroom. This career oriented focus contributes to a smoother pathway to employment for their graduates. The school supports each student to find internships so they can connect their learning to their career. If students are interested in starting their own company, Mt. Sierra has an incubator on campus to link to mentors, partners, and potential investors. Their commitment to their graduates doesn't stop at graduation. The school offers lifelong learning opportunities which means graduates can return any time to take courses to update their skills, tuition free.


Some of the companies their graduates work at include: Apple, Xerox, IBM, JPL, Yahoo, Verizon, LinkedIn, Pepsi, Blizzard Entertainment, Electronic Arts, Activision, Marvel Studios, Lightstorm Entertainment, Symantec, Gateway, Boeing, Caltech, AT&T, County of Los Angeles, Wells Fargo, Kaiser Permanente, ABC, Disney, MGM, NBC, CBS, Universal, Warner Brothers.

Choosing Mt. Sierra

Mt. Sierra is aware that there many choices when it comes to picking a college and they hope that potential students will consider Mt. Sierra College. They invite students to call us or go online to schedule a tour of their campus so students can see for themselves what makes their campus, their faculty, and their students the best choice. They are here to help students accomplish their goals and are committed to providing them with the best education.

Location & Contact

Address 800 Royal Oaks Drive
Suite 101
Monrovia, CA  91016
United States
Contact Phone: 626-873-2100

Majors & Degrees

Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

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Student Body

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Hispanic/Latino 35.38%
Black or African American 3.08%
White or Caucasian 10.77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.77%
Asian 29.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.54%
Two or more races 10%
Other 9.23%


Male (72.52%)
Female (27.48%)

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