Most Selective Community Colleges in California

The average community college acceptance rate in California is approximately 84% per year (2021-22).
The most selective college in California is currently FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco, with an acceptance rate of 46%.

Most Selective Community Colleges in California (2021-22)

  • College Acceptance Rate Location
  • Rank: #11.46%
    55 Stockton St
    San Francisco, CA 94108
    (415) 675-5200
  • Rank: #22.52%
    919 S Grand Ave
    Los Angeles, CA 90015
    (213) 624-1200
  • Rank: #33.
    Stanbridge University
    Private for-profit
    53%
    2041 Business Ctr Dr Ste 107
    Irvine, CA 92612
    (888) 789-6208
  • Rank: #44.59%
    350 Tenth Avenue, Third Floor
    San Diego, CA 92101
    (619) 235-2049
  • Rank: #55.
    Pacific College
    Private for-profit
    60%
    3160 Red Hill Ave
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    (714) 662-4402
  • Rank: #66.67%
    17590 Gillette Avenue
    Irvine, CA 92614
    (949) 851-6200
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles
    Private not-for-profit
    79%
    1336 North La Brea Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90028
    (800) 463-8990
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    MTI College
    Private for-profit
    79%
    5221 Madison Avenue
    Sacramento, CA 95841
    (916) 339-1500
  • Rank: #99.80%
    201 East Airport Drive, Suite A
    San Bernardino, CA 92408
    (909) 884-8891
  • Rank: #1010.
    Carrington College-Pleasant Hill
    Private for-profit
    81%
    380 Civic Dr., Ste. 300
    Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
    (925) 609-6650
  • Rank: #1111.84%
    12412 Victory Boulevard
    North Hollywood, CA 91606
    (818) 766-8151
  • Rank: #1212.
    Cambridge Junior College-Yuba City
    Private, for profit
    88%
    939 Live Oak Boulevard
    Yuba City, CA 95991
    (530) 674-9199
  • Rank: #1313.
    Carrington College-Sacramento
    Private for-profit
    89%
    8909 Folsom Blvd.
    Sacramento, CA 95826
    (916) 361-1660
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Concorde Career College-San Diego
    Private for-profit
    91%
    4393 Imperial Avenue, Suite 100
    San Diego, CA 92113
    (619) 688-0800
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Casa Loma College-Van Nuys
    Casa Loma College-Van Nuys Photo
    Public
    91%
    6725 Kester Ave
    Van Nuys, CA 91405
    (818) 785-2726
  • Rank: #1616.
    Carrington College-San Leandro
    Private for-profit
    92%
    15555 East 14th St., Ste. 500
    San Leandro, CA 94578
    (510) 276-3888
  • Rank: #1717.
    Carrington College-San Jose
    Private for-profit
    93%
    5883 Rue Ferrari, Ste. 125
    San Jose, CA 95138
    (408) 960-0161
  • Rank: #1818.
    Carrington College-Citrus Heights
    Private for-profit
    96%
    7301 Greenback Ln., Ste. A
    Citrus Heights, CA 95621
    (916) 722-8200
  • Rank: #1919.97%
    12951 Euclid Street, Suite 101
    Garden Grove, CA 92840
    (714) 703-1900
  • Rank: #2020.
    Carrington College-Stockton
    Private for-profit
    99%
    1313 West Robinhood Drive, Ste. B
    Stockton, CA 95207
    (209) 956-1240
  • Rank: #21-2721.- 27.
    American River College
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    Public
    100%
    4700 College Oak Dr
    Sacramento, CA 95841
    (916) 484-8011
  • Rank: #21-2721.- 27.
    Bakersfield College
    Bakersfield College Photo
    Public
    100%
    1801 Panorama Dr
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661) 395-4011
  • Rank: #21-2721.- 27.
    Butte College
    Public
    100%
    3536 Butte Campus Drive
    Oroville, CA 95965
    (530) 895-2511
  • Rank: #21-2721.- 27.
    Merritt College
    Public
    100%
    12500 Campus Dr
    Oakland, CA 94619
    (510) 531-4911
  • Rank: #21-2721.- 27.
    San Diego Mesa College
    San Diego Mesa College Photo - Learning Resource Center
    Public
    100%
    7250 Mesa College Dr
    San Diego, CA 92111
    (619) 388-2600
  • Rank: #21-2721.- 27.
    Santa Rosa Junior College
    Santa Rosa Junior College Photo - SRJC Santa Rosa Campus
    Public
    100%
    1501 Mendocino Avenue
    Santa Rosa, CA 95401
    (707) 527-4011
  • Rank: #21-2721.- 27.
    Skyline College
    Public
    100%
    3300 College Dr
    San Bruno, CA 94066
    (650) 738-4100
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