Best San Diego County Community Colleges (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 15 community colleges serving 139,972 students in San Diego County, California.
The average community college acceptance rate in California is 84% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 50:1.

Top Ranked San Diego County Community Colleges (2021-22)

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

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

    66 students
  • 780 Bay Blvd Suite101
    Chula Vista, CA 91910
    (619) 425-3200

    551 students
  • 7250 Mesa College Dr
    San Diego, CA 92111
    (619) 388-2600

    22,284 students
  • 10440 Black Mountain Rd
    San Diego, CA 92126
    (619) 388-7800

    15,893 students
  • 900 Rancho San Diego Pky
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 660-4000

    8,824 students
  • Foundation College
    Private, for profit
    404 Camino Del Rio South Suite 100
    San Diego, CA 92108
    (619) 683-3273

    n/a
    students
  • 8800 Grossmont College Dr
    El Cajon, CA 92020
    (619) 644-7000

    17,835 students
  • One Barnard Drive
    Oceanside, CA 92056
    (760) 757-2121

    13,720 students
  • Northcentral University
    Private, for profit
    2488 Historic Decatur Rd, Suite 100
    San Diego, CA 09210
    (866) 776-0331

    2,000 students
  • 1140 W. Mission
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760) 744-1150

    23,917 students
  • Platt College-San Diego
    Private for-profit
    6250 El Cajon Blvd
    San Diego, CA 92115
    (619) 265-0107

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

    15,066 students
  • 900 Otay Lakes Rd.
    Chula Vista, CA 91910
    (619) 421-6700

    18,569 students
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