Largest California Community Colleges

  • The average community college in California has approximately 7,662 students (2018-19).
  • 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 36,012 students.

Largest California Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College # Students Location
  • 1.
    East Los Angeles College
    Public
    36,012
    1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
    Monterey Park CA  91754
    (323)265-8650
  • 2.
    Santa Monica College
    Public
    30,158
    1900 Pico Blvd
    Santa Monica CA  90405
    (310)434-4000
  • 3.
    Santa Ana College
    Public
    29,590
    1530 W. 17th Street
    Santa Ana CA  92706
    (714)564-6000
  • 4.
    American River College
    Public
    29,133
    4700 College Oak Dr
    Sacramento CA  95841
    9164848011
  • 5.
    Mt. San Antonio College
    Public
    28,036
    1100 N Grand Ave
    Walnut CA  91789
    9092747500
  • 6.
    Santa Rosa Junior College
    Santa Rosa Junior College Photo - SRJC Santa Rosa Campus
    Public
    27,365
    1501 Mendocino Avenue
    Santa Rosa CA  95401
    7075274011
  • 7.
    Pasadena City College
    Public
    26,611
    1570 E Colorado Blvd.
    Pasadena CA  91106
    (626)585-7123
  • 8.
    Fullerton College
    Public
    25,051
    321 E Chapman Avenue
    Fullerton CA  92832
    (714)992-7033
  • 9.
    Palomar College
    Palomar College Photo - Palomar College Main Entrance
    Public
    24,914
    1140 W. Mission
    San Marcos CA  92069
    7607441150
  • 10.
    Long Beach City College
    Public
    24,403
    4901 E. Carson St.
    Long Beach CA  90808
    (562)938-4111
  • 11.24,207
    16007 Crenshaw Blvd
    Torrance CA  90506
    (310)532-3670
  • 12.
    City College of San Francisco
    Public
    23,610
    50 Phelan Ave
    San Francisco CA  94112
    (415)239-3000
  • 13.
    Sacramento City College
    Public
    23,317
    3835 Freeport Blvd
    Sacramento CA  95822
    (916)558-2111
  • 14.
    San Diego Mesa College
    San Diego Mesa College Photo - Learning Resource Center
    Public
    23,191
    7250 Mesa College Dr
    San Diego CA  92111
    6193882600
  • 15.
    De Anza College
    Public
    23,104
    21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
    Cupertino CA  95014
    (408)864-5678
  • 16.
    Fresno City College
    Public
    22,307
    1101 E. University Ave
    Fresno CA  93741
    (559)442-4600
  • 17.
    Orange Coast College
    Orange Coast College Photo
    Public
    21,775
    2701 Fairview Road
    Costa Mesa CA  92626
    (714)432-5072
  • 18.
    Cerritos College
    Public
    21,774
    11110 Alondra Blvd
    Norwalk CA  90650
    (562)860-2451
  • 19.
    Los Angeles Pierce College
    Public
    21,034
    6201 Winnetka Ave
    Woodland Hills CA  91371
    (818)719-6401
  • 20.
    Diablo Valley College
    Public
    20,089
    321 Golf Club Rd
    Pleasant Hill CA  94523
    (925)685-1230
  • 21.
    Saddleback College
    Public
    20,007
    28000 Marguerite Pky
    Mission Viejo CA  92692
    (949)582-4500
  • 22.
    Chaffey College
    Public
    19,557
    5885 Haven Ave
    Rancho Cucamonga CA  91737
    (909)652-6000
  • 23.
    Bakersfield College
    Bakersfield College Photo
    Public
    19,428
    1801 Panorama Drive
    Bakersfield CA  93305
    6613954011
  • 24.
    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
    19,262
    435 College Ave
    Modesto CA  95350
    (209)575-6550
  • 25.19,000
    900 Otay Lakes Rd
    Chula Vista CA  91910
    (619)421-6700
  • 26.
    Los Angeles City College
    Public
    18,756
    855 N Vermont Ave
    Los Angeles CA  90029
    (323)953-4000
  • 27.
    Los Angeles Valley College
    Public
    18,641
    5800 Fulton Avenue
    Van Nuys CA  91401
    (818)947-2600
  • 28.
    San Joaquin Delta College
    Public
    18,572
    5151 Pacific Ave
    Stockton CA  95207
    (209)954-5151
  • 29.
    Sierra College
    Public
    18,565
    5000 Rocklin Road
    Rocklin CA  95677
    (916)624-3333
  • 30.
    Riverside City College
    Public
    18,547
    4800 Magnolia Avenue
    Riverside CA  92506
    (951)222-8000
  • 31.
    Grossmont College
    Public
    18,040
    8800 Grossmont College Dr
    El Cajon CA  92020
    (619)644-7000
  • 32.
    Santa Barbara City College
    Public
    17,927
    721 Cliff Drive
    Santa Barbara CA  93109
    (805)965-0581
  • 33.
    College of the Canyons
    Public
    17,148
    26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
    Valencia CA  91355
    (661)259-7800
  • 34.
    San Bernardino Valley College
    San Bernardino Valley College Photo - San Bernardino Valley College maintains a culture of continuous improvement and a commitment to provide high-quality education, innovative instruction, and services to a diverse community of learners.
    Public
    17,044
    701 South Mount Vernon Avenue
    San Bernardino CA  92410
    9093844400
  • 35.
    San Diego City College
    Public
    16,298
    1313 Park Boulevard
    San Diego CA  92101
    (619)388-3400
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