California Community Colleges

There are 212 community colleges located throughout California (125 public colleges and 87 private colleges), serving 1,509,094 students.
For California community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,220 per year for in-state students and $6,184 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,796 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in California is 85% (view national acceptance rates).
California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.67 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 68% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 44:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(CA) School Average
Asian
13%
Hispanic
37%
Black
7%
White
32%
Two or more races
3%
Non Resident
3%
Unknown
5%
CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

California Community Colleges by Town:

  • College Location Students
  • Advanced College
    Pivate, for profit
    13180 Paramount Blvd.
    South Gate CA  90280
    (562)408-6969

    125 students
  • 800 South College Drive
    Santa Maria CA  93454
    (805)922-6966

    11,047 students
  • 1336 N La Brea
    Los Angeles CA  90028
    (323)464-2777

    280 students
  • 1200 N. Magnolia Ave.
    Anaheim CA  92801
    (949)783-4800

    1,415 students
  • 4021 Rosewood Avenue
    Los Angeles CA  90004
    (949)783-4800

    1,613 students
  • 3130 East Sedona Court
    Ontario CA  91764
    (949)783-4800

    1,483 students
  • 4700 College Oak Dr
    Sacramento CA  95841
    (916)484-8011

    29,133 students
  • 1600 East Hill St
    Signal Hill CA  90755
    5629882278

    252 students
  • 3041 West Ave K
    Lancaster CA  93536
    (661)722-6300

    14,578 students
  • Argosy University-San Diego
    Pivate, for profit
    1615 Murray Canyon Road, Suite 100
    San Diego CA  92108
    (619)321-3000

    438 students
  • 5250 Lankershim Blvd
    North Hollywood CA  91601
    (818)299-5100

    1,602 students
  • Santa Monica Bus Park, 2900 31st St
    Santa Monica CA  90405
    (412)918-5568

    1,436 students
  • 1801 Panorama Drive
    Bakersfield CA  93305
    6613954011

    19,428 students
  • 2700 Barstow Road
    Barstow CA  92311
    (760)252-2411

    1,859 students
  • 2050 Center Sreet
    Berkeley CA  94704
    (510)981-2800

    6,321 students
  • Bryan College-Gold River
    Pivate, for profit
    2339 Gold Meadow Way, Suite 111
    Gold River CA  95670
    (916)649-2400

    85 students
  • 3580 Wilshire blvd suite 400
    Los Angeles CA  90010
    (213)484-8850

    1,358 students
  • 3536 Butte Campus Drive
    Oroville CA  95965
    5308952511

    13,089 students
  • 6500 Soquel Dr
    Aptos CA  95003
    (831)479-6100

    13,594 students
  • California College San Diego
    Private, non-profit
    6602 Convoy Court Ste 100
    San Diego CA  92111
    (619)680-4430

    n/a
    students
  • 990-A Klamath Lane
    Yuba City CA  95993
    (530)674-9199

    159 students
  • 4200 Farm Hill Blvd.
    Redwood City CA  94061
    (650)306-3100

    6,498 students
  • 201 E. 4th Street, Suite 200
    Santa Ana CA  92701
    (714)586-5775

    194 students
  • Career Networks Institute
    Pivate, for profit
    702 W Town and Country Rd
    Orange CA  92868
    (714)437-9697

    651 students
  • 7301 Greenback Lane, Ste A
    Citrus Heights CA  95621
    (916)722-8200

    517 students
  • 380 Civic Dr., Ste. 300
    Pleasant Hill CA  94523
    (925)609-6650

    599 students
  • 8909 Folsom Blvd
    Sacramento CA  95826
    (916)361-1660

    1,385 students
  • Carrington College-San Jose
    Pivate, for profit
    6201 San Ignacio Ave.
    San Jose CA  95119
    (408)960-0162

    805 students
  • 15555 E. 14th Street, Suite 500
    San Leandro CA  94578
    (510)276-3888

    509 students
  • Carrington College-Stockton
    Pivate, for profit
    1313 W. Robinhood Drive, Suite B
    Stockton CA  95207
    (209)956-1240

    549 students
  • 6725 Kester Ave
    Van Nuys CA  91405
    (818) 785-2726

    469 students
  • CBD College
    Private, non-profit
    3699 Wilshire Blvd., Fourth Floor
    Los Angeles CA  90010
    (323)937-7772

    411 students
  • 11110 Alondra Blvd
    Norwalk CA  90650
    (562)860-2451

    21,774 students
  • 3000 College Heights Blvd
    Ridgecrest CA  93555
    (760)384-6100

    4,731 students
  • 25555 Hesperian Blvd
    Hayward CA  94545
    (510)723-6600

    13,047 students
  • Show 100 more community colleges in California
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