Top Riverside County Community Colleges

  • For the 2020 school year, there are 9 top community colleges in Riverside County, California, serving 48,002 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in California is 86% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 48:1.

Top Riverside County Community Colleges (2020)

  • College Location Students
  • 43-500 Monterey Ave
    Palm Desert CA  92260

    9,719 students
  • Kaplan College-Palm Springs
    Private, for profit
    2475 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
    Palm Springs CA  92262

    379 students
  • Kaplan College-Riverside
    Private, for profit
    4040 Vine Street
    Riverside CA  92507

    167 students
  • 35-325 Date Palm Drive
    Cathedral City CA  92234

    509 students
  • 1499 N. State St.
    San Jacinto CA  92583

    14,580 students
  • One College Drive
    Blythe CA  92225

    3,446 students
  • 26109 Ynez Road
    Temecula CA  92591

    248 students
  • 4800 Magnolia Avenue
    Riverside CA  92506

    18,547 students
  • Sage College
    Private, for profit
    12125 Day Street, Bldg. L
    Moreno Valley CA  92557

    407 students
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