Diversity in California Community Colleges

  • California community colleges have an average diversity score of 0.73 (2020).
  • The most diverse college is Berkeley City College, with a diversity score of 0.82.

Diversity in California Community Colleges (2020)

  • College Diversity Score Location
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Berkeley City College
    Public
    0.82
    2050 Center Sreet
    Berkeley CA  94704
    (510)981-2800
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Los Angeles Film School
    Public
    0.82
    6363 Sunset Blvd
    Los Angeles CA  90028
    (877)952-3456
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    College of Alameda
    Public
    0.80
    555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Pky
    Alameda CA  94501
    (510)522-7221
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Laney College
    Public
    0.80
    900 Fallon Sreet
    Oakland CA  94607
    (510)834-5740
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Cosumnes River College
    Public
    0.79
    8401 Center Parkway
    Sacramento CA  95823
    (916)691-7344
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Merritt College
    Public
    0.79
    12500 Campus Dr
    Oakland CA  94619
    (510)531-4911
  • Rank: #7-117.-11.0.78
    919 S Grand Ave
    Los Angeles CA  90015
    (213)624-1200
  • Rank: #7-117.-11.
    Contra Costa College
    Public
    0.78
    2600 Mission Bell Dr
    San Pablo CA  94806
    (510)235-7800
  • Rank: #7-117.-11.
    Santa Monica College
    Public
    0.78
    1900 Pico Blvd
    Santa Monica CA  90405
    (310)434-4000
  • Rank: #7-117.-11.
    Diablo Valley College
    Public
    0.78
    321 Golf Club Rd
    Pleasant Hill CA  94523
    (925)685-1230
  • Rank: #7-117.-11.
    Solano Community College
    Public
    0.78
    4000 Suisun Valley Rd
    Fairfield CA  94534
    (707)864-7000
  • Rank: #12-1712.-17.
    College of San Mateo
    Public
    0.77
    1700 W Hillsdale Blvd
    San Mateo CA  94402
    (650)574-6161
  • Rank: #12-1712.-17.0.77
    55 Stockton St
    San Francisco CA  94108
    (415)675-5200
  • Rank: #12-1712.-17.
    Sacramento City College
    Public
    0.77
    3835 Freeport Blvd
    Sacramento CA  95822
    (916)558-2111
  • Rank: #12-1712.-17.0.77
    6435 Wilshire Boulevard
    Los Angeles CA  90048
    (323)966-5444
  • Rank: #12-1712.-17.
    Chabot College
    Public
    0.77
    25555 Hesperian Blvd
    Hayward CA  94545
    (510)723-6600
  • Rank: #12-1712.-17.
    Marymount California University
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    Private, non-profit
    0.77
    30800 Palos Verdes Drive East
    Rancho Palos Verdes CA  90275
    (310)377-5501
  • Rank: #18-2018.-20.
    City College of San Francisco
    Public
    0.76
    50 Phelan Ave
    San Francisco CA  94112
    (415)239-3000
  • Rank: #18-2018.-20.
    Platt College-San Diego
    Private, for profit
    0.76
    6250 El Cajon Blvd
    San Diego CA  92115
    (619)265-0107
  • Rank: #18-2018.-20.
    San Jose City College
    Public
    0.76
    2100 Moorpark Ave
    San Jose CA  95128
    (408)298-2181
  • Rank: #21-2921.-29.
    Carrington College-Pleasant Hill
    Private, for profit
    0.75
    380 Civic Dr., Ste. 300
    Pleasant Hill CA  94523
    (925)609-6650
  • Rank: #21-2921.-29.
    De Anza College
    Public
    0.75
    21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
    Cupertino CA  95014
    (408)864-5678
  • Rank: #21-2921.-29.
    Carrington College-Sacramento
    Private, for profit
    0.75
    8909 Folsom Blvd
    Sacramento CA  95826
    (916)361-1660
  • Rank: #21-2921.-29.
    Los Angeles City College
    Public
    0.75
    855 N Vermont Ave
    Los Angeles CA  90029
    (323)953-4000
  • Rank: #21-2921.-29.
    Kaplan College-Sacramento
    Private, for profit
    0.75
    4330 Watt Ave., Suite 400
    Sacramento CA  95821
    (916)649-8168
  • Rank: #21-2921.-29.
    Heald College-Stockton
    Private, for profit
    0.75
    1605 E March Ln
    Stockton CA  95210
    (209)473-5200
  • Rank: #21-2921.-29.
    Foothill College
    Public
    0.75
    12345 El Monte Rd
    Los Altos CA  94022
    (650)949-7777
  • Rank: #21-2921.-29.
    San Diego Mesa College
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    Public
    0.75
    7250 Mesa College Dr
    San Diego CA  92111
    (619)388-2600
  • Rank: #21-2921.-29.0.75
    16007 Crenshaw Blvd
    Torrance CA  90506
    (310)532-3670
  • Rank: #30-3930.-39.
    Concorde Career College-San Diego
    Private, for profit
    0.74
    4393 Imperial Avenue, Suite 100
    San Diego CA  92113
    (619)688-0800
  • Rank: #30-3930.-39.
    West Los Angeles College
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    Public
    0.74
    9000 Overland Avenue
    Culver City CA  90230
    (310)287-4200
  • Rank: #30-3930.-39.
    Kaplan College-San Diego
    Private, for profit
    0.74
    9055 Balboa Avenue
    San Diego CA  92123
    (858)279-4500
  • Rank: #30-3930.-39.
    Career Networks Institute
    Private, for profit
    0.74
    702 W Town and Country Rd
    Orange CA  92868
    (714)437-9697
  • Rank: #30-3930.-39.
    CBD College
    Private, non-profit
    0.74
    3699 Wilshire Blvd., Fourth Floor
    Los Angeles CA  90010
    (323)937-7772
  • Rank: #30-3930.-39.
    Los Medanos College
    Public
    0.74
    2700 East Leland Road
    Pittsburg CA  94565
    (925)439-2181
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