Top California Community Colleges

For the 2021 school year, there are 196 top community colleges located throughout California (124 public colleges and 72 private colleges), serving 1,517,563 students.
For California community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,636 per year for in-state students and $6,797 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,157 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in California is 86% (view national acceptance rates).
California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 68% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 44:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(CA) School Average
Asian
13%
Hispanic
37%
Black
7%
White
32%
Two or more races
3%
Non Resident
3%
Unknown
5%
CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top California Community Colleges by Town (2021)

  • College Location Students
  • Advanced College
    Private, for profit
    13180 Paramount Blvd.
    South Gate CA  90280
    (562) 408-6969

    125 students
  • 1336 N La Brea
    Los Angeles CA  90028
    (323) 464-2777

    280 students
  • 1200 N. Magnolia Ave.
    Anaheim CA  92801
    (949) 783-4800

    1,415 students
  • 1600 East Hill St
    Signal Hill CA  90755
    (562) 988-2278

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

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

    85 students
  • 3580 Wilshire blvd suite 400
    Los Angeles CA  90010
    (213) 484-8850

    1,358 students
  • 6500 Soquel Dr
    Aptos CA  95003
    (831) 479-6100

    13,594 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

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

    599 students
  • 8909 Folsom Blvd
    Sacramento CA  95826
    (916) 361-1660

    1,385 students
  • Carrington College-San Jose
    Private, for profit
    6201 San Ignacio Ave.
    San Jose CA  95119
    (408) 960-0162

    805 students
  • 15555 E. 14th Street, Suite 500
    San Leandro CA  94578
    (510) 276-3888

    509 students
  • Carrington College-Stockton
    Private, for profit
    1313 W. Robinhood Drive, Suite B
    Stockton CA  95207
    (209) 956-1240

    549 students
  • 6725 Kester Ave
    Van Nuys CA  91405
    (818) 785-2726

    225 students
  • CBD College
    Private, non-profit
    3699 Wilshire Blvd., Fourth Floor
    Los Angeles CA  90010
    (323) 937-7772

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

    23,610 students
  • Coleman University
    Private, non-profit
    8888 Balboa Ave
    San Diego CA  92123
    (858) 499-0202

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

    8,935 students
  • 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
    Valencia CA  91355
    (661) 259-7800

    17,148 students
  • 12951 Euclid Street, Suite 101
    Garden Grove CA  92840
    (714) 703-1900

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

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

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

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

    23,104 students
  • 321 Golf Club Rd
    Pleasant Hill CA  94523
    (925) 685-1230

    20,089 students
  • 1501 W. Del Norte St.
    West Covina CA  91790
    (626) 472-5101

    332 students
  • 3035 Cleveland Ave
    Santa Rosa CA  95403
    (707) 546-4000

    417 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

    3,142 students
  • 17590 Gillette Avenue
    Irvine CA  92614
    (949) 851-6200

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

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

    527 students
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