Best California Community Colleges (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 191 community colleges serving 1,535,276 students in California (133 public colleges and 58 private colleges).
For California community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,997 per year for in-state students and $7,123 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $21,060 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in California is 83% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 77% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 24:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(CA) School Average
Asian
12%
Hispanic
47%
Black
6%
White
23%
Two or more races
4%
Non Resident
2%
Unknown
6%
CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked California Community Colleges (2022)

  • College Location Students
  • 1600 East Hill St
    Signal Hill, CA 90755

    384 students
  • Asher College
    Private for-profit
    1215 Howe Ave Suite 101
    Sacramento, CA 95825
    (916) 649-9600

    596 students
  • Bryan College-Gold River
    Private, for profit
    2339 Gold Meadow Way, Suite 111
    Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
    (916) 649-2400

    85 students
  • 6500 Soquel Dr
    Aptos, CA 95003
    (831) 479-6100

    11,033 students
  • California College San Diego
    Private not-for-profit
    6602 Convoy Court Ste 100
    San Diego, CA 92111

    536 students
  • Career Networks Institute
    Private for-profit
    1610 E. Saint Andrew Place Suite 200
    Santa Ana, CA 92705
    (714) 437-9697

    385 students
  • 7301 Greenback Ln., Ste. A
    Citrus Heights, CA 95621
    (916) 722-8200

    248 students
  • 380 Civic Dr., Ste. 300
    Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
    (925) 609-6650

    362 students
  • 8909 Folsom Blvd.
    Sacramento, CA 95826
    (916) 361-1660

    3,261 students
  • Carrington College-San Jose
    Private for-profit
    5883 Rue Ferrari, Ste. 125
    San Jose, CA 95138
    (408) 960-0161

    629 students
  • 15555 East 14th St., Ste. 500
    San Leandro, CA 94578
    (510) 276-3888

    251 students
  • Carrington College-Stockton
    Private for-profit
    1313 West Robinhood Drive, Ste. B
    Stockton, CA 95207
    (209) 956-1240

    367 students
  • Casa Loma College-Van Nuys
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    Private not-for-profit
    6725 Kester Ave
    Van Nuys, CA 91405
    (818) 785-2726

    162 students
  • 50 Frida Kahlo Drive
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    (415) 239-3000

    24,441 students
  • 1700 W Hillsdale Blvd
    San Mateo, CA 94402
    (650) 574-6161

    8,163 students
  • 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
    Santa Clarita, CA 91355
    (661) 259-7800

    19,089 students
  • 12412 Victory Boulevard
    North Hollywood, CA 91606
    (818) 766-8151

    601 students
  • 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
    Cupertino, CA 95014
    (408) 864-5678

    18,669 students
  • 321 Golf Club Rd
    Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
    (925) 685-1230

    19,871 students
  • Empire College
    Private for-profit
    3035 Cleveland Ave
    Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    (707) 546-4000

    371 students
  • 12801 Crossroads Parkway South
    La Puente, CA 91746
    (562) 908-2500

    889 students
  • 919 S Grand Ave
    Los Angeles, CA 90015
    (213) 624-1200

    2,227 students
  • 17590 Gillette Avenue
    Irvine, CA 92614
    (949) 851-6200

    64 students
  • 350 Tenth Avenue, Third Floor
    San Diego, CA 92101
    (619) 235-2049

    66 students
  • 55 Stockton St
    San Francisco, CA 94108
    (415) 675-5200

    188 students
  • 12345 El Monte Rd
    Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
    (650) 949-7777

    15,123 students
  • 18000 Studebaker Road Suite 900A
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 809-5100

    215 students
  • 6812 Pacific Blvd.
    Huntington Park, CA 90255
    (310) 482-6996

    2,811 students
  • 5500 Irvine Center Drive
    Irvine, CA 92618
    (949) 451-5100

    12,812 students
  • 6180 Laurel Canyon Boulevard, Suite 101
    North Hollywood, CA 91606
    (818) 763-2563

    789 students
  • Laurus College
    Private for-profit
    81 Higuera St Ste 110
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    (805) 267-1690

    926 students
  • 300 S Fair Oaks Ave
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    (626) 568-8850

    288 students
  • 1237 N. Mission Rd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90033
    (323) 409-5911

    199 students
  • Los Angeles Film School
    Private for-profit
    6363 Sunset Blvd
    Hollywood, CA 90028
    (877) 952-3456

    5,151 students
  • 6435 Wilshire Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90048
    (323) 966-5444

    119 students
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