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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Colleges across the country are struggling to recover from the massive upheaval to the 2019-20 semester wrought by COVID-19. Housing refunds and slashed budgets are bound to have long-term impacts for the institutions that survive. Some experts suggest community colleges may be the best equipped to ride out the storm and may have the greatest impact in helping America recover.