Top Contra Costa County Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 4 top community colleges in Contra Costa County, California, serving 36,080 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in California is 84% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), and the student:teacher ratio is 42:1.

Top Contra Costa County Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 380 Civic Dr., Ste. 300
    Pleasant Hill CA  94523
    (925)609-6650

    599 students
  • 2600 Mission Bell Dr
    San Pablo CA  94806
    (510)235-7800

    6,697 students
  • 321 Golf Club Rd
    Pleasant Hill CA  94523
    (925)685-1230

    20,089 students
  • 2700 East Leland Road
    Pittsburg CA  94565
    (925)439-2181

    8,695 students
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