California Community Colleges By Tuition Cost

For California community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,458 per year for in-state students and $6,710 for out-of-state students (2021-22).
For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,155 per year.
The community college with the highest tuition in California is Marymount California University, with a tuition of $35,158.
The community college with the lowest tuition is San Bernardino Valley College, with a tuition of $2,829.

California Community Colleges By Tuition Cost (2021-22)

  • College Tuition Location
  • Rank: #11.
    San Bernardino Valley College
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    Public
    $2,829
    701 South Mount Vernon Avenue
    San Bernardino, CA 92410
    (909) 384-4400
  • Rank: #22.
    West Valley College
    Public
    $3,082
    14000 Fruitvale Ave
    Saratoga, CA 95070
    (408) 867-2200
  • Rank: #33.
    Santa Ana College
    Public
    $3,230
    1530 W. 17th Street
    Santa Ana, CA 92706
    (714) 564-6000
  • Rank: #44.
    Barstow Community College
    Public
    $3,252
    2700 Barstow Road
    Barstow, CA 92311
    (760) 252-2411
  • Rank: #55.
    College of the Canyons
    Public
    $3,314
    26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
    Santa Clarita, CA 91355
    (661) 259-7800
  • Rank: #66.
    Golden West College
    Public
    $3,324
    15744 Goldenwest St.
    Huntington Beach, CA 92647
    (714) 892-7711
  • Rank: #77.
    Crafton Hills College
    Public
    $3,374
    11711 Sand Canyon Road
    Yucaipa, CA 92339
    (909) 794-2161
  • Rank: #88.
    Monterey Peninsula College
    Public
    $3,378
    980 Fremont St
    Monterey, CA 93940
    (831) 646-4000
  • Rank: #99.
    Antelope Valley College
    Public
    $3,384
    3041 West Ave K
    Lancaster, CA 93536
    (661) 722-6300
  • Rank: #1010.
    Southwestern College
    Public
    $3,394
    900 Otay Lakes Rd.
    Chula Vista, CA 91910
    (619) 421-6700
  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    Compton College
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    Public
    $3,410
    1111 East Artesia Blvd.
    Compton, CA 90221
    (310) 900-1600
  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.$3,410
    16007 Crenshaw Blvd
    Torrance, CA 90506
    (310) 532-3670
  • Rank: #1313.
    Glendale Community College
    Public
    $3,419
    1500 N Verdugo Rd
    Glendale, CA 91208
    (818) 240-1000
  • Rank: #1414.
    Saddleback College
    Public
    $3,422
    28000 Marguerite Pky
    Mission Viejo, CA 92692
    (949) 582-4500
  • Rank: #1515.
    Woodland Community College
    Public
    $3,424
    2300 E Gibson Rd
    Woodland, CA 95776
    (530) 661-5700
  • Rank: #1616.
    Victor Valley College
    Public
    $3,430
    18422 Bear Valley Rd
    Victorville, CA 92395
    (760) 245-4271
  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    San Diego City College
    Public
    $3,458
    1313 Park Boulevard
    San Diego, CA 92101
    (619) 388-3400
  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    San Diego Miramar College
    Public
    $3,458
    10440 Black Mountain Rd
    San Diego, CA 92126
    (619) 388-7800
  • Rank: #1919.$3,460
    6162 Rotary Way
    Joshua Tree, CA 92252
    (760) 366-3791
  • Rank: #2020.
    MiraCosta College
    Public
    $3,468
    One Barnard Drive
    Oceanside, CA 92056
    (760) 757-2121
  • Rank: #2121.
    Merced College
    Public
    $3,514
    3600 M St
    Merced, CA 95348
    (209) 384-6000
  • Rank: #2222.
    Lassen Community College
    Public
    $3,515
    478-200 Hwy 139
    Susanville, CA 96130
    (530) 257-6181
  • Rank: #2323.
    Cabrillo College
    Public
    $3,528
    6500 Soquel Dr
    Aptos, CA 95003
    (831) 479-6100
  • Rank: #2424.
    Napa Valley College
    Public
    $3,542
    2277 Napa-Vallejo Hwy
    Napa, CA 94558
    (707) 256-7000
  • Rank: #2525.
    Fullerton College
    Public
    $3,574
    321 E Chapman Avenue
    Fullerton, CA 92832
    (714) 992-7033
  • Rank: #2626.
    Chaffey College
    Public
    $3,613
    5885 Haven Ave
    Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737
    (909) 652-6000
  • Rank: #2727.
    Mission College
    Public
    $3,622
    3000 Mission College Blvd
    Santa Clara, CA 95054
    (408) 988-2200
  • Rank: #2828.
    Mendocino College
    Public
    $3,657
    1000 Hensley Creek Road
    Ukiah, CA 95482
    (707) 468-3000
  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Citrus College
    Public
    $3,660
    1000 W Foothill Blvd
    Glendora, CA 91741
    (626) 963-0323
  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Pasadena City College
    Public
    $3,660
    1570 E Colorado Blvd.
    Pasadena, CA 91106
    (626) 585-7123
  • Rank: #3131.
    Yuba College
    Public
    $3,664
    2088 N Beale Rd
    Marysville, CA 95901
    (530) 741-6700
  • Rank: #3232.
    Sierra College
    Public
    $3,670
    5100 Sierra College Blvd
    Rocklin, CA 95677
    (916) 624-3333
  • Rank: #3333.
    Irvine Valley College
    Public
    $3,678
    5500 Irvine Center Drive
    Irvine, CA 92618
    (949) 451-5100
  • Rank: #3434.
    Cypress College
    Public
    $3,682
    9200 Valley View
    Cypress, CA 90630
    (714) 484-7000
  • Rank: #35-3835.- 38.
    College of Alameda
    Public
    $3,700
    555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Pky
    Alameda, CA 94501
    (510) 522-7221
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