Alameda County Community Colleges

In Alameda County, California, you can find 11 community colleges serving 67,413 students.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 is more than the state average of 43:1.

Alameda County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • BerkeleyBerkeley City College
    Public
    2050 Center Sreet
    BerkeleyCA94704
    (510)981-2800
    6,299 students
  • EmeryvilleCarrington College California-Emeryville
    Private for-profit
    6001 Shellmound St., Ste. 145
    EmeryvilleCA94608
    (510)420-5400
    205 students
  • San LeandroCarrington College California-San Leandro
    Private for-profit
    15555 E. 14th Street, Suite 500
    San LeandroCA94578
    (510)276-3888
    611 students
  • HaywardChabot College
    Public
    25555 Hesperian Blvd
    HaywardCA94545
    (510)723-6600
    13,254 students
  • AlamedaCollege of Alameda
    Public
    555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Pky
    AlamedaCA94501
    (510)748-2334
    6,068 students
  • HaywardHeald College-Hayward
    Private for-profit
    25500 Industrial Blvd.
    HaywardCA94545
    1,472 students
  • OaklandLaney College
    Public
    900 Fallon Sreet
    OaklandCA94607
    (510)834-5740
    12,358 students
  • LivermoreLas Positas College
    Public
    3000 Campus Hill Drive
    LivermoreCA94551
    (925)424-1000
    8,698 students
  • OaklandMerritt College
    Public
    12500 Campus Dr
    OaklandCA94619
    (510)531-4911
    6,786 students
  • FremontOhlone College
    Public
    43600 Mission Blvd
    FremontCA94539
    (510)659-6000
    10,172 students
  • Fremont
    Wyotech-Fremont
    Private for-profit
    200 Whitney Place
    FremontCA94539
    (800)248-8585
    1,490 students
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Community Colleges Prep for the Future by Focusing on STEM
As careers in science, technology, engineering, and math become more prevalent, community colleges are shifting their focus to meet demand and secure their place in a rapidly changing educational landscape.
Community Colleges: Bigger Buck Bang than For-Profits
A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
Freshman Year in College Looks More and More Like High School
Nearly 52 percent of community college students in the United States begin their freshman year in at least one remedial class. These courses, which help students acquire knowledge and skills they should have acquired in high school, do not count toward their degree requirements. As a result, students are taking longer than ever to obtain their degree, if they obtain one at all.
Did You Know?
For Alameda County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,145 per year for in-state students and $6,048 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,020 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alameda County, CA is 96%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Alameda County, CA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Alameda County, CA is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.