Best Costa Mesa Community Colleges (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 community colleges serving 20,297 students in Costa Mesa, California.
The average community college acceptance rate in California is 83% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 23:1.

Top Ranked Costa Mesa, CA Community Colleges (2022)

  • College Location Students
  • 2701 Fairview Road
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    (714) 432-5072

    20,042 students
  • Pacific College
    Private for-profit
    3160 Red Hill Ave
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    (714) 662-4402

    255 students
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