Largest California Community Colleges

The average community college in California has approximately 8,162 students (2021).
The community colleges with the largest student enrollments are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The largest community college in California is East Los Angeles College with 35,403 students.

Largest California Community Colleges (2021)

  • College # Students Location
  • Rank: #11.
    East Los Angeles College
    Public
    35,403
    1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
    Monterey Park CA  91754
    (323) 265-8650
  • Rank: #22.
    American River College
    American River College Photo - ARC's Respiratory Care program prepares students for an exciting career in a growing health field.
    Public
    31,366
    4700 College Oak Dr
    Sacramento CA  95841
    (916) 484-8011
  • Rank: #33.
    Mt San Antonio College
    Public
    29,346
    1100 N Grand Ave
    Walnut CA  91789
    (909) 594-5611
  • Rank: #44.
    Santa Monica College
    Public
    28,800
    1900 Pico Blvd
    Santa Monica CA  90405
    (310) 434-4000
  • Rank: #55.
    Santa Ana College
    Public
    28,425
    1530 W. 17th Street
    Santa Ana CA  92706
    (714) 564-6000
  • Rank: #66.
    City College of San Francisco
    Public
    27,008
    50 Phelan Ave
    San Francisco CA  94112
    (415) 239-3000
  • Rank: #77.
    Pasadena City College
    Public
    26,862
    1570 E Colorado Blvd.
    Pasadena CA  91106
    (626) 585-7123
  • Rank: #88.
    Coastline Community College
    Coastline Community College Photo - Awarded three times for Academic Excellence in 2018-2019 - Ranked #1 top leader in online education - Ranked one of the best online Associate's in Human Services degree programs nationwide - Voted the Best in Online Business.
    Public
    24,886
    11460 Warner Ave.
    Fountain Valley CA  92708
    (714) 546-7600
  • Rank: #99.24,820
    16007 Crenshaw Blvd
    Torrance CA  90506
    (310) 532-3670
  • Rank: #1010.
    Bakersfield College
    Bakersfield College Photo
    Public
    24,589
    1801 Panorama Dr
    Bakersfield CA  93305
    (661) 395-4011
  • Rank: #1111.
    Fresno City College
    Public
    24,366
    1101 E. University Ave
    Fresno CA  93741
    (559) 442-4600
  • Rank: #1212.
    Palomar College
    Palomar College Photo - Palomar College Dome
    Public
    23,917
    1140 W. Mission
    San Marcos CA  92069
    (760) 744-1150
  • Rank: #1313.
    Long Beach City College
    Public
    23,845
    4901 E. Carson St.
    Long Beach CA  90808
    (562) 938-4111
  • Rank: #1414.
    Chaffey College
    Public
    22,969
    5885 Haven Ave
    Rancho Cucamonga CA  91737
    (909) 652-6000
  • Rank: #1515.
    Fullerton College
    Public
    22,644
    321 E Chapman Avenue
    Fullerton CA  92832
    (714) 992-7033
  • Rank: #1616.
    San Diego Mesa College
    San Diego Mesa College Photo - Learning Resource Center
    Public
    22,284
    7250 Mesa College Dr
    San Diego CA  92111
    (619) 388-2600
  • Rank: #1717.
    Cerritos College
    Public
    21,745
    11110 Alondra Blvd
    Norwalk CA  90650
    (562) 860-2451
  • Rank: #1818.
    Sacramento City College
    Public
    21,379
    3835 Freeport Blvd
    Sacramento CA  95822
    (916) 558-2111
  • Rank: #1919.
    Riverside City College
    Public
    21,292
    4800 Magnolia Avenue
    Riverside CA  92506
    (951) 223-00000000
  • Rank: #2020.
    Orange Coast College
    Orange Coast College Photo
    Public
    21,122
    2701 Fairview Road
    Costa Mesa CA  92626
    (714) 432-5072
  • Rank: #2121.
    College of the Canyons
    Public
    20,850
    26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
    Santa Clarita CA  91355
    (661) 259-7800
  • Rank: #2222.
    Diablo Valley College
    Public
    20,271
    321 Golf Club Rd
    Pleasant Hill CA  94523
    (925) 685-1230
  • Rank: #2323.
    Santa Rosa Junior College
    Santa Rosa Junior College Photo - SRJC Santa Rosa Campus
    Public
    20,000
    1501 Mendocino Avenue
    Santa Rosa CA  95401
    (707) 527-4011
  • Rank: #2424.
    Rio Hondo College
    Public
    19,997
    3600 Workman Mill Rd
    Whittier CA  90601
    (562) 692-0921
  • Rank: #2525.
    De Anza College
    Public
    19,482
    21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
    Cupertino CA  95014
    (408) 864-5678
  • Rank: #2626.
    Saddleback College
    Public
    19,421
    28000 Marguerite Pky
    Mission Viejo CA  92692
    (949) 582-4500
  • Rank: #2727.
    Southwestern College
    Public
    18,569
    900 Otay Lakes Rd.
    Chula Vista CA  91910
    (619) 421-6700
  • Rank: #2828.
    Sierra College
    Public
    18,314
    5100 Sierra College Blvd
    Rocklin CA  95677
    (916) 624-3333
  • Rank: #2929.
    San Joaquin Delta College
    Public
    18,209
    5151 Pacific Ave
    Stockton CA  95207
    (209) 954-5151
  • Rank: #3030.
    Modesto Junior College
    Modesto Junior College Photo - Sierra Hall, located on West campus, houses lecture halls, classrooms, a state-of-the-art electronics lab and the department office for Technical Education.
    Public
    17,908
    435 College Ave
    Modesto CA  95350
    (209) 575-6550
  • Rank: #3131.
    Grossmont College
    Public
    17,835
    8800 Grossmont College Dr
    El Cajon CA  92020
    (619) 644-7000
  • Rank: #3232.
    Los Angeles Pierce College
    Public
    17,664
    6201 Winnetka Ave
    Woodland Hills CA  91371
    (818) 719-6401
  • Rank: #3333.
    Los Angeles Valley College
    Public
    16,194
    5800 Fulton Avenue
    Valley Glen CA  91401
    (818) 947-2600
  • Rank: #3434.
    West Los Angeles College
    West Los Angeles College Photo - Among West's unique programs is our Film / TV Production Crafts program which prepares student for work behind the scenes. Other unique programs include Aviation Tech and our ABA-Approved Paralegal program.
    Public
    16,000
    9000 Overland Avenue
    Culver City CA  90230
    (310) 287-4200
  • Rank: #3535.
    San Diego Miramar College
    Public
    15,893
    10440 Black Mountain Rd
    San Diego CA  92126
    (619) 388-7800
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