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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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.
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