- College of Alameda will be a diverse, supportive, empowering learning community for seekers of knowledge. We are committed to providing a creative, ethical and inclusive environment in which students develop their abilities as thinkers, workers and citizens of the world.
College of Alameda serves 5,107 students (12% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 5,107 students
- In-state tuition: $1,144
- Out-state tuition: $6,256
- Student:teacher ratio: 29:1
- Minority enrollment: 83%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
College of Alameda ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
The teacher population of 179 teachers has grown by 61% over five years.
College of Alameda
(CA) Community College Avg.
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of College of Alameda has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
The College of Alameda diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $1,144 is less than the state average of $1,246. The in-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,256 is less than the state average of $6,603. The out-state tuition has declined by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- As a comprehensive community college, we offer courses and programs that satisfy the transfer requirements of four-year colleges and universities. In addition, a range of vocational/technical programs will prepare you for today's complex work place. These include: Apparel Design and Merchandising, Automotive Technology, Auto Body and Paint, Aviation Maintenance Technology, Business and Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Dental Assisting and Diesel Mechanics. Basic Skills and English as a Second Language courses provide a strong foundation that ensures success in academic and technical programs. Our faculty members are master instructors who are dedicated to the field of teaching and enthusiastically celebrate their students' successes. In addition, the college's classified staff are committed professionals who provide excellent college services in the instructional divisions, counseling, EOPS, DSPS, CalWorks, Financial Aid, tutoring, student support services and information technology. Individual College of Alameda occupational programs are accredited or certified by the American Dental Association (ADA) Council on Dental Education for Dental Assistants, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). As a low cost, publicly supported two-year community college, College of Alameda makes available lower division college level work at a moderate cost to students.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does College of Alameda cost?
College of Alameda's tuition is approximately $1,144 for In-State students and $6,256 for Out-State students.
What is College of Alameda's ranking?
College of Alameda ranks among the top 20% of community college in California for: Diversity in US community colleges.
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