Top San Diego Community Colleges

  • For the 2020 school year, there are 11 top community colleges in San Diego, California, serving 56,024 students.
  • San Diego community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic).

Top San Diego, CA Community Colleges (2020)

  • College Location Students
  • Argosy University-San Diego
    Private, non-profit
    1615 Murray Canyon Road, Suite 100
    San Diego CA  92108
    (619)321-3000

    438 students
  • Coleman University
    Private, non-profit
    8888 Balboa Ave
    San Diego CA  92123
    (858)499-0202

    796 students
  • 4393 Imperial Avenue, Suite 100
    San Diego CA  92113
    (619)688-0800

    967 students
  • 350 Tenth Avenue, Third Floor
    San Diego CA  92101
    (619)235-2049

    142 students
  • Foundation College
    Private, for profit
    404 Camino Del Rio South Suite 100
    San Diego CA  92108
    (619)683-3273

    n/a
    students
  • Northcentral University
    Private, for profit
    2488 Historic Decatur Rd, Suite 100
    San Diego CA  09210
    (866)776-0331

    2,000 students
  • Platt College-San Diego
    Private, for profit
    6250 El Cajon Blvd
    San Diego CA  92115
    (619)265-0107

    316 students
  • 1313 Park Boulevard
    San Diego CA  92101
    (619)388-3400

    16,298 students
  • 3375 Camino Del Rio S
    San Diego CA  92108
    (619)388-6500

    n/a
    students
  • 7250 Mesa College Dr
    San Diego CA  92111
    (619)388-2600

    23,191 students
  • 10440 Black Mountain Rd
    San Diego CA  92126
    (619)388-7800

    11,876 students
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