Top Alameda County Community Colleges

  • For the 2020 school year, there are 9 top community colleges in Alameda County, California, serving 62,864 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in California is 86% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 47:1.

Top Alameda County Community Colleges (2020)

  • College Location Students
  • 2050 Center Sreet
    Berkeley CA  94704
    (510)981-2800

    6,321 students
  • 15555 E. 14th Street, Suite 500
    San Leandro CA  94578
    (510)276-3888

    509 students
  • 25555 Hesperian Blvd
    Hayward CA  94545
    (510)723-6600

    13,047 students
  • 555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Pky
    Alameda CA  94501
    (510)522-7221

    5,712 students
  • Presidio of Monterey
    Monterey CA  93944
    (831)242-5828

    n/a
    students
  • 900 Fallon Sreet
    Oakland CA  94607
    (510)834-5740

    10,548 students
  • 3000 Campus Hill Drive
    Livermore CA  94551
    (925)424-1000

    8,835 students
  • 12500 Campus Dr
    Oakland CA  94619
    (510)531-4911

    6,574 students
  • 43600 Mission Blvd
    Fremont CA  94539
    (510)659-6000

    11,318 students
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