San Luis Obispo County Community Colleges

In San Luis Obispo County, California, you can find 1 community college serving 10,258 students.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is less than the state average of 43:1.

San Luis Obispo County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • San Luis ObispoCuesta College
    Public
    Highway 1
    San Luis ObispoCA93403
    10,258 students
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