Best California Community Colleges (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 196 community colleges serving 1,546,131 students in California (120 public colleges and 76 private colleges).
For California community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,458 per year for in-state students and $6,710 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,072 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in California is 84% (view national acceptance rates).
California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 75% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 45:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(CA) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
12%
Hispanic
43%
Black
7%
White
25%
Two or more races
4%
Non Resident
4%
Unknown
4%
CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top California Community Colleges by Town (2021)

  • College Location Students
  • 1336 North La Brea Avenue
    Los Angeles CA  90028
    (323) 464-0000000

    263 students
  • 4021 Rosewood Avenue
    Los Angeles CA  90004
    (949) 783-4800

    1,284 students
  • 3130 East Sedona Court
    Ontario CA  91764
    (949) 783-4800

    1,280 students
  • Argosy University-San Diego
    Private, non-profit
    1615 Murray Canyon Road, Suite 100
    San Diego CA  92108
    (619) 321-3000

    438 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

    11,321 students
  • 939 Live Oak Boulevard
    Yuba City CA  95991
    (530) 674-9199

    159 students
  • Career Networks Institute
    Private for-profit
    702 W Town and Country Rd
    Orange CA  92868
    (714) 437-9697

    338 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
  • 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

    175 students
  • CBD College
    Private not-for-profit
    3699 Wilshire Blvd., Fourth Floor
    Los Angeles CA  90010
    (213) 427-2200

    628 students
  • 50 Phelan Ave
    San Francisco CA  94112
    (415) 239-3000

    27,008 students
  • 1700 W Hillsdale Blvd
    San Mateo CA  94402
    (650) 574-6161

    8,924 students
  • 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
    Santa Clarita CA  91355
    (661) 259-7800

    20,850 students
  • 12951 Euclid Street, Suite 101
    Garden Grove CA  92840
    (714) 703-1900

    609 students
  • 12412 Victory Boulevard
    North Hollywood CA  91606
    (818) 766-8151

    617 students
  • 201 East Airport Drive, Suite A
    San Bernardino CA  92408
    (909) 884-8891

    737 students
  • 4393 Imperial Avenue, Suite 100
    San Diego CA  92113
    (619) 688-0800

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

    19,482 students
  • 321 Golf Club Rd
    Pleasant Hill CA  94523
    (925) 685-1230

    20,271 students
  • 1501 W Del Norte St.
    West Covina CA  91790
    (626) 472-5134

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

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

    889 students
  • Everest College-Ontario
    Private, for profit
    1460 S. Milliken Ave
    Ontario CA  91761
    (909) 984-5027

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

    2,221 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

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

    14,732 students
  • Fremont College
    Fremont College Photo - Fremont College Graduation 2012
    Private for-profit
    18000 Studebaker Road Suite 900A
    Cerritos CA  90703
    (562) 809-5100

    215 students
  • 1950 Camino Vida Roble, Ste. 125
    Carlsbad CA  92008
    (800) 342-7342

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

    2,811 students
  • Institute of Technology
    Private for-profit
    564 W Herndon
    Clovis CA  93612
    (559) 297-4500

    1,133 students
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