Largest California Community Colleges

The average community college in California has approximately 8,102 students (2021-22).
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 (2021-22)

  • 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: #88.24,820
    16007 Crenshaw Blvd
    Torrance, CA 90506
    (310) 532-3670
  • Rank: #99.
    Bakersfield College
    Bakersfield College Photo
    Public
    24,589
    1801 Panorama Dr
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661) 395-4011
  • Rank: #1010.
    Fresno City College
    Public
    24,366
    1101 E. University Ave
    Fresno, CA 93741
    (559) 442-4600
  • Rank: #1111.
    Palomar College
    Palomar College Photo - Palomar College Dome
    Public
    23,917
    1140 W. Mission
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760) 744-1150
  • Rank: #1212.
    Long Beach City College
    Public
    23,845
    4901 E. Carson St.
    Long Beach, CA 90808
    (562) 938-4111
  • Rank: #1313.
    Coastline Community College
    Coastline Community College Photo - Love where you learn at Coastline.
    Public
    23,192
    11460 Warner Ave.
    Fountain Valley, CA 92708
    (714) 546-7600
  • 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) 222-8000
  • 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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