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Skyline College
Established 1969
President Victoria P. Morrow
Location San Bruno, California,
 United States

37°37′45″N 122°28′5″W / 37.62917°N 122.46806°W / 37.62917; -122.46806Coordinates: 37°37′45″N 122°28′5″W / 37.62917°N 122.46806°W / 37.62917; -122.46806
Mascot Trojan
Buildings 6 and 7A

Skyline College is a community (or junior) college that is located in San Mateo County, California, within the limits of the city of San Bruno, California, south of San Francisco. It is part of the San Mateo County Community College District and offers more than 80 Associate Degree and Certificate programs.

According to the college's own advert on Community College Review, Skyline College has a reputation of being an outstanding, medium-sized, two-year college, rich in diversity. It is known for a student-oriented focus and faculty and staff who are dedicated to ensuring that every student is made to feel welcome. A focus on quality and excellence is a Skyline tradition and at the heart of their academic programs and services.

Through Skyline’s Guaranteed Transfer Program, many Skyline graduates transfer to numerous four-year colleges and universities. Other Skyline college students graduate and achieve an Associate in Arts (A.A.) or Associate in Science (A.S.). Students achieve employment and advancement in business and industry after earning certificates from Skyline’s 43 Certificate programs. Some certificate programs offered include:, Automotive Technology, Biotechnology, Cosmetology, many areas of Business, Early Childhood Education, Respiratory Therapy, Surgical Technology, and Telecommunications & Network Information Technology.

The campus is situated immediately west of a crest that overlooks the San Andreas fault — the uppermost parking lot provides a good view of the fault. Architecturally, the campus dates from the late 1960s. It was built of pre-formed concrete slabs bolted together with steel in anticipation of a great earthquake.

On September 2, 2009, there was a shooting on campus. At least one was shot.[1] Following the shooting a message was posted on the school's website, and a text message was sent to the student body notifying them of the situation.

See also


  1. ^ Joshua Melvin, Mike Rosenberg and Sandra Gonzales (September 3, 2009). "Shooting at a San Bruno college leaves one man wounded]." San Jose Mercury News. Accessed 2009-09-03.




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