94520 Community Colleges

In 94520, Concord, California, you can find 2 community colleges serving 2,049 students.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is less than the state average of 43:1..

94520, CA Community Colleges:

  • College Location Students
  • 94520-ConcordHeald College-Concord
    Private for-profit
    5130 Commercial Circle
    Concord94520
    (925)288-5800
    1,720 students
  • 94520-Concord
    ITT Technical Institute-Concord
    Public
    1140 Galaxy Way Ste 400
    Concord94520
    (925)674-8200
    329 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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