Santa Clara County Community Colleges

In Santa Clara County, California, you can find 9 community colleges serving 87,648 students.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 47:1 is more than the state average of 43:1.

Santa Clara County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • San JoseCarrington College California-San Jose
    Private for-profit
    6201 San Ignacio Ave.
    San JoseCA95119
    (408)360-0840
    711 students
  • CupertinoDe Anza College
    Public
    21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
    CupertinoCA95014
    (408)864-5678
    23,625 students
  • San JoseEvergreen Valley College
    Public
    3095 Yerba Buena Rd
    San JoseCA95135
    (408)274-7900
    9,022 students
  • Los Altos HillsFoothill College
    Public
    12345 El Monte Rd
    Los Altos HillsCA94022
    (650)949-7777
    15,410 students
  • GilroyGavilan College
    Public
    5055 Santa Teresa Blvd
    GilroyCA95020
    (408)848-4800
    7,216 students
  • MilpitasHeald College-San Jose
    Private for-profit
    341 Great Mall Pky
    MilpitasCA95035
    (408)934-4900
    1,767 students
  • Santa ClaraMission College
    Public
    3000 Mission College Blvd
    Santa ClaraCA95054
    (408)988-2200
    9,953 students
  • San JoseSan Jose City College
    Public
    2100 Moorpark Ave
    San JoseCA95128
    (408)298-2181
    9,657 students
  • SaratogaWest Valley College
    Public
    14000 Fruitvale Ave
    SaratogaCA95070
    (408)867-2200
    10,287 students
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Did You Know?
For Santa Clara County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,331 per year for in-state students and $6,425 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 Santa Clara County, CA is 93%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Santa Clara 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 0.65, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Santa Clara County, CA is San Jose City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.