San Diego Christian College (SDC) exists to educate and inspire students through the truth of Scripture and the development of competencies that prepare graduates whose purpose is to impact the world.


Visit SDC

Come and experience our beautiful Christian college in southern California, located in Santee – close to San Diego beaches, vibrant downtown/Gaslamp, stunning mountains and more.

Campus Culture

SDC students are challenged to grow in a diverse group of peers. Students are given the tools to make life-long Christ-centered friendships as well as getting the opportunity to grow spiritually through service and fellowship.

About SDC

San Diego Christian College was founded in 1970 as Christian Heritage College by Drs. Tim LaHaye, Art Peters, and Henry Morris, who desired to provide students with an education that equips both mind and heart. Learn more about SDC, its values and rich history.




SDC Comedy Night

Saturday, June 3 at 7 PM

San Diego Christian College presents Charity is Fun Live Comedy Event brought to you by One Eyed ‘Possum Productions. Come enjoy a night filled with fun and laughter! Hosted at San Diego Christian.
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SDC Flight Team competes in national collegiate flying championships at The Ohio State University

San Diego Christian College (SDC) Hawks Competition Flight Team launched two airplanes on a cross-country journey to compete in the national college flying championships at The Ohio State University on Wednesday.
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Winners Announced — Dr. Paul Ague Writing Contest

The Dr. Paul Ague Writing Contest is held annually and is open to all students at San Diego Christian College. Judges award first, second, and third place prizes to entries in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. read more

SDC Women’s Tennis Team Wins GSAC Tournament

Congratulations to SDC Women’s Tennis Team — GSAC Tournament Champions!
“I can’t be more proud for the Lady Hawks making SDC history two times this season claiming GSAC Regular Season title and the GSAC Tournament Championships! read more

SDC Hires Award-Winning Film Director for New Film and Media Studies Program

San Diego Christian College (SDC) is pleased to announce the hire of Marc Hutchins, Executive Director of Alexander Films, as the head of film and media studies in the Department of Communication. Beginning fall 2017, Professor Hutchins will oversee film courses as well as the production of an annual feature film at the College.

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Dr. Elizabeth Stanton to be Interim Vice President

Today, Dr. Paul Ague announced the appointment of Dr. Elizabeth Stanton as the interim Academic Vice President to the faculty and staff during the monthly CommUNITY event. Dr. Stanton joined the SDC faculty the same semester that Dr. Ague was elected as President. Coming to SDC with her Master’s degree from Wesleyan University, she went on to complete her Doctorate of Psychology at Southern California Seminary and is currently finishing her requirements as a licensed Psychologist.

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Truth and Purpose Conference 2017

At SDC, Truth and Purpose aren’t just words out of the mission statement –they are core values and beliefs. These beliefs are what propels students, faculty and alumni to have an impact on the community, the city and the world. SDC hosted our annual Truth and Purpose Conference from Monday, February 6 to Wednesday, February 8 on what it means to live with truth and purpose.

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Homecoming is just around the corner

Please join us for SDC Homecoming 2017 including our first-ever Hawks Fun Run and Parent Luncheon & Reception with SDC President and First Lady on Saturday, February 25. To register, please visit

SDC Students Attend 30th Annual Impact Conference

On February 4th, SDC Communication students attended the 30th Annual Impact Conference at Azusa Pacific University. James Powell, SDC student, and Dr. Lisa Dunne, Chair of the Communication Department at SDC, both presented papers at the conference.

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GoJet Airlines Announces Pilot Pipeline Agreement with San Diego Christian College

Participants eligible for $10,000 in tuition reimbursement and recruiting bonuses
GoJet Airlines is pleased to announce that it has signed a pilot pipeline agreement with San Diego Christian College.
The Wingman Pipeline Program provides promising pilots currently enrolled in a professional airline training
program an internship at GoJet while they build flight hours.



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Comedy Night

Join us for some laughs on June 3rd as San Diego Christian hosts Comedy Night Live! This is a clean, family friendly 90 minute show starring Taylor Tomlinson, a finalist in Last Comic Standing. Tickets:

SDC Connect Day

Accepted students: come to campus and complete financial check-in and required placement testing; meet new students and faculty from your major!
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SDC Connect Day

Accepted students: come to campus and complete financial check-in and required placement testing; meet new students and faculty from your major!
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