California Community Colleges By Tuition Cost

  • For California community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,636 per year for in-state students and $6,797 for out-of-state students (2020).
  • For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,157 per year.
  • The community college with the highest tuition in California is Marymount California University, with a tuition of $34,134.
  • The community college with the lowest tuition is San Bernardino Valley College, with a tuition of $2,829.

California Community Colleges By Tuition Cost (2020)

  • College Tuition Location
  • Rank: #11.
    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
    $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.
    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
    $3,284
    11460 Warner Ave.
    Fountain Valley CA  92708
    (714)546-7600
  • Rank: #66.
    College of the Canyons
    Public
    $3,314
    26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
    Valencia CA  91355
    (661)259-7800
  • Rank: #77.
    Golden West College
    Public
    $3,324
    15744 Goldenwest St.
    Huntington Beach CA  92647
    (714)892-7711
  • Rank: #88.
    Crafton Hills College
    Public
    $3,374
    11711 Sand Canyon Road
    Forest Falls CA  92339
    (909)794-2161
  • Rank: #99.
    Monterey Peninsula College
    Public
    $3,378
    980 Fremont St
    Monterey CA  93940
    (831)646-4000
  • Rank: #1010.
    Antelope Valley College
    Public
    $3,384
    3041 West Ave K
    Lancaster CA  93536
    (661)722-6300
  • Rank: #1111.$3,394
    900 Otay Lakes Rd
    Chula Vista CA  91910
    (619)421-6700
  • Rank: #12-1312.-13.$3,410
    1111 East Artesia Blvd.
    Compton CA  90221
    (310)900-1600
  • Rank: #12-1312.-13.$3,410
    16007 Crenshaw Blvd
    Torrance CA  90506
    (310)532-3670
  • Rank: #1414.$3,419
    1500 N Verdugo Rd
    Glendale CA  91208
    (818)240-1000
  • Rank: #1515.
    Saddleback College
    Public
    $3,422
    28000 Marguerite Pky
    Mission Viejo CA  92692
    (949)582-4500
  • Rank: #1616.
    Woodland Community College
    Public
    $3,424
    2300 E Gibson Rd
    Woodland CA  95776
    (530)661-5700
  • Rank: #1717.
    Victor Valley College
    Public
    $3,430
    18422 Bear Valley Rd
    Victorville CA  92395
    (760)245-4271
  • Rank: #18-1918.-19.
    San Diego City College
    Public
    $3,458
    1313 Park Boulevard
    San Diego CA  92101
    (619)388-3400
  • Rank: #18-1918.-19.
    San Diego Miramar College
    Public
    $3,458
    10440 Black Mountain Rd
    San Diego CA  92126
    (619)388-7800
  • Rank: #2020.$3,460
    6162 Rotary Way
    Joshua Tree CA  92252
    (760)366-3791
  • Rank: #2121.
    MiraCosta College
    Public
    $3,468
    One Barnard Drive
    Oceanside CA  92056
    (760)757-2121
  • Rank: #2222.
    Merced College
    Public
    $3,514
    3600 M St
    Merced CA  95348
    (209)384-6000
  • Rank: #2323.
    Lassen Community College
    Public
    $3,515
    478-200 Hwy 139
    Susanville CA  96130
    (530)257-6181
  • Rank: #2424.
    Cabrillo College
    Public
    $3,528
    6500 Soquel Dr
    Aptos CA  95003
    (831)479-6100
  • Rank: #2525.
    Napa Valley College
    Public
    $3,542
    2277 Napa-Vallejo Hwy
    Napa CA  94558
    (707)253-3000
  • Rank: #2626.
    Fullerton College
    Public
    $3,574
    321 E Chapman Avenue
    Fullerton CA  92832
    (714)992-7033
  • Rank: #2727.
    Chaffey College
    Public
    $3,613
    5885 Haven Ave
    Rancho Cucamonga CA  91737
    (909)652-6000
  • Rank: #2828.
    Mission College
    Public
    $3,622
    3000 Mission College Blvd
    Santa Clara CA  95054
    (408)988-2200
  • Rank: #2929.
    Mendocino College
    Public
    $3,657
    1000 Hensley Creek Road
    Ukiah CA  95482
    (707)468-3000
  • Rank: #30-3130.-31.
    Citrus College
    Public
    $3,660
    1000 W Foothill Blvd
    Glendora CA  91741
    (626)963-0323
  • Rank: #30-3130.-31.
    Pasadena City College
    Public
    $3,660
    1570 E Colorado Blvd.
    Pasadena CA  91106
    (626)585-7123
  • Rank: #3232.
    Yuba College
    Public
    $3,664
    2088 N Beale Rd
    Marysville CA  95901
    (530)741-6700
  • Rank: #3333.
    Sierra College
    Public
    $3,670
    5000 Rocklin Road
    Rocklin CA  95677
    (916)624-3333
  • Rank: #3434.
    Irvine Valley College
    Public
    $3,678
    5500 Irvine Center Drive
    Irvine CA  92618
    (949)451-5100
  • Rank: #3535.
    Cypress College
    Public
    $3,682
    9200 Valley View
    Cypress CA  90630
    (714)484-7000
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