California Community Colleges

There are 226 community colleges located throughout California (145 public colleges and 81 private colleges), serving 1,498,523 students.
For California community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,964 per year for in-state students and $7,315 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,947 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in California is 84% (view national acceptance rates).
California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.52 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 71% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 45:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(CA) School Average
American Indian
n/a
Asian
12%
Hispanic
40%
Black
8%
White
29%
Hawaiian
n/a
Two or more races
4%
Unknown
7%

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