About San Diego Christian College (SDC)

San Diego Christian College provides an excellent liberal arts education that thrives on making the Bible come alive. Our faculty and administration desire each and every student to purposefully seek after God in all they do, to pursue an incredible educational experience and to learn how to become the next generation of Godly leaders. The Rivendell Program is an accredited program of San Diego Christian.

SDC’s main campus is located in beautiful Southern California, where you can earn your bachelor’s degree after completing your first 16-months of college in our Exceptional College Core Program located in Minnesota!

SDC’s Minnesota Campus is located in Bloomington, a suburb of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Our striking 40-acre campus sits on a wooded bluff just north of the Minnesota River and just west of the Minnesota Valley Country Club.

Our city, Bloomington, is the fifth largest in Minnesota, offering a great balance of urban convenience and open spaces. While it is home to the country’s largest shopping center – the Mall of America – and the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, it also features more than 100 parks, and just as many lakes and ponds.

Learn more about San Diego Christian’s Mission and Vision.

  • Rivendell SDCC Minnesota Campus
  • Rivendell SDCC Minnesota Campus
  • Rivendell SDCC Minnesota Campus

Rivendell Program Mission

To bring clarity and stability to young men and women caught in an age of confusion and uncertainty by providing them the intellectual, spiritual, moral, social, emotional, and physical foundations and support necessary to excel in college and in life. We aim to build lives so compelling, so transformative, so counter-cultural that the world is stirred to ask once again, “Who is this Jesus?”

Rivendell Program Vision

To restore all things to Christ by imparting the biblical worldview to thousands of students in multiple locations in America and around the world who will go on to serve God and mankind in every arena of life.

15:1 student to faculty ratio
9 cohorts strong
160 graduates
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70% of prospects that visit us enroll with us. Odds are you will too.

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San Diego Christian College is accredited by the Senior Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). WASC is the regional accrediting body authorized by the U.S. Department of Education to ensure the academic integrity of its member institutions.

Accreditation means that the Commission has determined that the College offers educational opportunities in a manner consistent with Commission standards, and that it is likely to continue to do so.

Direct inquiries to:

985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94501
Phone: (510) 748-9001

San Diego Christian College is registered as a Private Institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.