Best California Community Colleges (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 191 community colleges serving 1,535,440 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 best top ranked community colleges in California include San Joaquin Valley College-Ontario, ICDC College and Monterey Peninsula College.
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 (2022-23)

College
Location
Students
1600 East Hill St
Signal Hill, CA 90755
(562) 988-2278
| 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
Cabrillo College
Public
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
Carrington College-Citrus Heights
Private for-profit
7301 Greenback Ln., Ste. A
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
(916) 722-8200
| 248 students
Carrington College-Pleasant Hill
Private for-profit
380 Civic Dr., Ste. 300
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 609-6650
| 362 students
Carrington College-Sacramento
Private for-profit
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
Carrington College-San Leandro
Private for-profit
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
Casa Loma College-Van Nuys Photo
Private not-for-profit
6725 Kester Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91405
(818) 785-2726
| 162 students
City College of San Francisco
Public
50 Frida Kahlo Drive
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 239-3000
| 24,441 students
College of San Mateo
Public
1700 W Hillsdale Blvd
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 574-6161
| 8,163 students
College of the Canyons
Public
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
(661) 259-7800
| 19,089 students
12412 Victory Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91606
(818) 766-8151
| 613 students
De Anza College
Public
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 864-5678
| 18,669 students
Diablo Valley College
Public
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
Everest College-City Of Industry
Private, for profit
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
Foothill College
Public
12345 El Monte Rd
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
(650) 949-7777
| 15,123 students
Fremont College
Fremont College Photo - Fremont College Graduation 2012
Public
18000 Studebaker Road Suite 900A
Cerritos, CA 90703
(562) 809-5100
| 215 students
ICDC College
Public
6812 Pacific Blvd.
Huntington Park, CA 90255
(310) 482-6996
| 2,811 students
Irvine Valley College
Public
5500 Irvine Center Drive
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 451-5100
| 12,812 students
Kaplan College-North Hollywood
Private, for profit
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
Los Angeles College of Music
Private for-profit
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
Los Angeles ORT College-Los Angeles Campus
Private not-for-profit
6435 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 966-5444
| 119 students
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Community Colleges in California (Closed)

School
Location
Students
1615 Murray Canyon Road, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92108
(619) 321-3000
| 438 students
Santa Monica Bus Park, 2900 31st St
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(412) 918-5568
| 1,436 students
4825 E. Pacific Coast Hwy
Long Beach, CA 90804
(562) 597-6611
| 28 students
1151 San Gabriel Blvd
Rosemead, CA 91770
(626) 940-2000
| n/a students
3460 Wilshire Blvd Ste 500
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 388-9950
| 169 students
1460 S. Milliken Ave
Ontario, CA 91761
(909) 984-5027
| 707 students
5130 Commercial Circle
Concord, CA 94520
(925) 288-5800
| 1,232 students
255 W Bullard
Fresno, CA 93704
(559) 438-4222
| 1,301 students
25500 Industrial Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 783-2100
| 943 students
2910 Prospect Park Dr
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
(916) 414-1700
| 857 students
Seven Sierra Gate Plaza
Roseville, CA 95678
(916) 789-8600
| 1,049 students
1450 N Main St
Salinas, CA 93906
(831) 443-1700
| 682 students
875 Howard Street Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 808-3000
| 750 students
341 Great Mall Pky
Milpitas, CA 95035
(408) 934-4900
| 1,255 students
9025 Balboa Ave Ste 130
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 505-1100
| 169 students
3979 trust way
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 785-8522
| n/a students
5104 old ironsides dr, ste 113
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 496-0655
| n/a students
362 North Clovis Ave
Clovis, CA 93612
(559) 325-5400
| 395 students
1140 Galaxy Way Ste 400
Concord, CA 94520
(925) 674-8200
| 233 students
16916 S. Harlan Rd
Lathrop, CA 95330
(209) 858-0077
| 471 students
2051 Solar Dr Suite 150
Oxnard, CA 93036
(805) 988-0143
| 291 students
10863 Gold Center Dr
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
(916) 851-3900
| 500 students
670 E Carnegie Drive
San Bernardino, CA 92408
(909) 806-4600
| 686 students
12669 Encinitas Ave
Sylmar, CA 91342
(818) 364-5151
| 607 students
2555 W. 190th Street, Suite 125
Torrance, CA 90504
(310) 965-5900
| 453 students
530 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 229-1300
| 1,792 students
350 Rhode Island Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 216-4416
| 442 students
14519 W.Sylvan Street
Van Nuys, CA 91411
(818) 382-6000
| 317 students
1000 South Fremont Avenue Bldg A-11 Ste 11010
Alhambra, CA 91803
(626) 284-0050
| 179 students
7755 Center Ave
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(714) 373-3240
| 116 students
Sage College (Closed 2020)
Private, for profit
12125 Day Street, Bldg. L
Moreno Valley, CA 92557
(951) 781-2727
| 407 students
801 S. Akers St
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 734-7582
| 953 students
41350 Christy St
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 623-9966
| 2 students
9645 Granite Ridge Dr Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92123
(800) 473-4346
| n/a students
200 Whitney Place
Fremont, CA 94539
(800) 248-8585
| 805 students
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