Colleges in California

Colleges in California

California is 163,696 square miles and contains the largest higher education system in the nation. Colleges in California include notable institutions such as Stanford University, CalTech, and UCLA. The Golden State is known for birthing the American film industry as well as the Internet, and its economy centers around professional and business services, educational and health services, financial activities, and leisure and hospitality. California has a largely mediterranean climate, but can range from polar to subtropical depending on region. The Golden Gate Bridge, Palm Springs, Yosemite National Park, and Universal Studios Hollywood are primary tourist spots. Lesser known hot spots in Cali include Victorville’s California Route 66 Museum, the Redwoods in Arcata, and the Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Preserve.
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Chabot College

Chabot College is a public, 2-year institution located in Hayward, California, that offers majors in six areas of study. The college features over 14 student support programs, such as the ASPIRE TRiO program and the Striving Black Brothers Coalition...

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Excellent teachers. It is easy to apply online and the onsite staff are very helpful.
I worked as hard here as I have at any other University, the standards that the
teachers set are very high. Bonus: Lots of online classes and a lovely campus!

” – Student from San Ramon, CA
California State University-San Marcos

With campus situated on a hilltop overlooking the surrounding community, California State University-San Marcos is a 4-year public institution in southern California and part of the Cal State system. CSUSM is home to colleges of Humanities, Business...

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California State University San Marcos is a great school with a lot of students. however, many of the classes remind me of being in High school because they are usually very small with about 30 to 40 students this in turn makes the transition from...

” – Jennifer from Vista, CA
MiraCosta College

MiraCosta College is a public, 2-year institution established in Oceanside, California, with satellite facilities located in Cardiff and Carlsbad. MiraCosta offers over 60 fields of study within its six pathway programs, including a bachelor’s degree...

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Classes are always available when you sign up on time. This school has always impressed me and made me feel important. Teachers are always very helpful, as well as the tutors in the tutoring center, and there are plenty of clubs to get involved in.

” – Ashley from San Diego, CA
California State University-Chico

Founded as a teachers college in 1887, California State University-Chico is a 4-year public school in northern California and the second oldest campus in the California State University system. Chico State is home to 10 colleges and schools...

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This is a green campus and is full of open-mined people that are kind and caring. The city surrounding the school is beautiful and though it is considered a 'party city' you don't have to be a party person. Their is almost no pressure to do something...

” – First Year Student
Canada College
Redwood City, CA
Canada College

Cañada College is a public institution located in San Mateo, California, that offers day, evening, and weekend classes. The college is home to an award-winning STEM Center, which serves as a valuable resource for students seeking additional...

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The professors on campus are some of the best you'll find at any community college and in many cases they're nationally rated. Well compensated for their time, professors here are there to stay, and they really care deeply for their students. It...

” – Drew from Redwood City, CA
Saint Mary's College of California

Founded by the local archbishop, Saint Mary’s College of California is a Catholic liberal arts college in the Bay Area administered by the De La Salle Christian Brothers. Saint Mary’s is home to schools of Economics, Liberal Arts, and Science...

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Mount has amazing staff that has been always there for me, with smiles and direction. The campus at Doheny is absolutely beautiful, welcoming and warm. Mount Saint Mary's is a wonderful place, and i am confident that this school will prepare me for...

” – Jaqueline from Los Angeles, CA
Foothill College

Foothill College is a public, 2-year institution established in Los Altos Hills, California. Foothill’s 122-acre main campus is joined by a satellite learning center located in Sunnyvale, which features its own cafe, group study area, and a miniature...

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Foothill is a calm and peaceful school environment. You can sit outside under a tree on a sunny day and study without any distractions. The teachers are serious about their work and will make the course interesting and unique, they will teach...

” – Lisa from San Jose, CA

Shasta College is a public, 2-year institution established in Redding, California, with satellite campuses in Red Bluff, Weaverville, and Burney. SC offers over 100 associate’s degree and certificate programs, as well as a Health Information...

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Most of the teachers know exactly how to run a class. They come prepared and know the information that they are teaching us.

” – Gretchen from Anderson, CA
Irvine Valley College

Irvine Valley College is a public, 2-year institution established in the state of California. IVC offers Guided Pathway academic programs, which students can utilize to explore and achieve their goals. Students enrolled at IVC also have access to a...

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The professor are great ,very helpful when you need it.The counslor are also very available.The cafeteria food is pretty good.I am learning a lot here great transitional school.I am very happy here.

” – Ciara from Lake Elsinore, CA
San Francisco Art Institute

Founded in 1871, the San Francisco Art Institute is a college of contemporary art and the oldest art school in the western United States. SFAI confers undergraduate degrees in eight artistic fields of study such as Printmaking and Sculpture. All...

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The school is a very inspiring, creative environment.

” – Bryon from Denver, CO
Riverside City College

Founded in 1916, Riverside City College is a 2-year community college in southern California’s Inland Empire. RCC offers associate degrees and certificates in over 70 academic programs. For students who wish to learn in a different culture, RCC...

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I am definitely learning a lot at Riverside Community College (now called Riverside City College). The education you get obviously various among the different professors, but overall it is of good quality. I have a couple friends who attend different...

” – Emilio from Riverside, CA
East Los Angeles College

East Los Angeles College is a public, 2-year institution established in Monterey Park, California. The main campus, along with the satellite location in South Gate, serves 14 communities throughout its regional area. ELAC utilizes the Guided Pathways...

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East Los Angeles College has been a great school for me. I was going to Cerritos after high school but it was so packed, so I did not want to wait another semester, so I decided to register at Elac. Although there are no waiting lists at ELAC the...

” – Sheyla

Reedley College is a public, 2-year institution established in Fresno County, California, with satellite facilities located in Madera and Oakhurst. The college offers over 70 fields of study within four academic divisions, awarding associate’s...

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Reedley College is the quintessential community college to serve the Central Valley. Its affiliation with other colleges allows them to offer a broad range of courses. It is perfect for high school graduates to get used to the feeling of being a...

” – David from Reedley, CA

Berkeley City College is a public, 2-year institution in the Peralta Community College District. BCC offers over 60 degree and certificate programs, with day, evening, online, and weekend classes structured to guarantee that each program can be...

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i really like berkeley city college. although it can be crowded, its very organized and visually pleasing.

” – Ala'ah from Richmond, CA

Ventura College is a 2-year community college. Each VC course is centered around Student Learning Outcomes: specific statements and goals set by the faculty that students are expected to demonstrate by the end of the class. VC is best known for the...

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I am learning a lot about the subjects I am taking and a lot about myself through them.

” – Camille from Oxnard, CA
California State University-Sacramento

California State University-Sacramento is a 4-year public institution and a member of the Cal State system in California’s state capital. A Native American Pacific Islander, Asian American, and Hispanic-Serving institution, Sac State is home to seven...

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The teachers here are very dedicated and passionate about what they teach and in effect, teach the students new and valuable things about how to succeed in the specific area of study.

” – Kristina from Sacramento, CA
Hope International University

Founded in 1928, Hope International University is a Christian university in Orange County affiliated with non-denominational churches of Christ. HIU is home to the Pacific Christian College of Ministry & Biblical Studies as well as four other...

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I had the ability to sit in on quite a few classes and from Music Theory to John and the Apostles and I had already learned a lot. The teacher to student ratio is small, so you can from close relationships with teachers.

” – Tabitha from Downey, CA
Allan Hancock College

Allan Hancock College is a public institution operating four locations throughout Santa Barbara County, California, with the main campus in Santa Maria and a satellite at the Vandenberg Air Force Base. AHC offers several resources for degree...

Cuesta College
San Luis Obispo, CA
Cuesta College

Cuesta College is a public 2-year community college based in San Luis Obispo County and serves the Central Coast of California. Cuesta offers associate degrees as well as technical and professional certifications. Noted programs include health...

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Cuesta College is one of the top community colleges in California, located just outside of Beautiful San Luis Obispo, CA. If you are interested in Nursing, Music and the Arts, History, or Engineering, Cuesta college is a great great place to start...

” – Jacob from Atascadero, CA
Antelope Valley College

Antelope Valley College is a public college in Lancaster, California. The school confers more than 100 associate degrees and certifications, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Airtime Manufacturing Technology. AVC offers a number of programs for its...

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The professors are well mannered and professional. The atmosphere is great with many different activities. And there are always resources to help with classes and homework.

” – Tyler from Lancaster, CA
Modesto Junior College

Modesto Junior College is a public, 2-year institution located in the state of California. While the college primarily awards associate’s degrees and certificates, it also offers Skills Recognitions options and a singular bachelor’s degree program...

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Modesto Junior College provides an exceptional platform to help excel you towards your future goals. Their teachers and staff are open and understanding and enjoy extending their knowledge to students of all ages. The classes range in size and...

” – Whitney from Modesto, CA
Western University of Health Sciences

Western University of Health Sciences is a private, graduate institution established in Pomona, California, which is also home to the WesternU Patient Care Center and the Pet Health Center. Along with the main campus, the school also maintains an...

Brandman University is a private institution created to help working adults improve their careers through education. With 25 campuses, some of which are located on military bases, as well as several programs offered entirely online, Brandman...

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Brandman caters to the needs of working adults, making a higher eduation attainable for everyone. The programs offered place a lot of demand on students but bring forth a sense of great accomplishment at the end of the day. I enjoyed the option to...

” – Cody from Newport Beach, CA

Solano Community College is a public, 2-year institution located in Fairfield, California. SCC offers day, evening, and weekend classes in order to accommodate students with scheduling limitations. The college’s Degree and Certificate catalogue is...

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I am currently a nursing major at Solano, though I am not applying to their nursing program, and their science department is fantastic! I have learned so much through the materials provided by the school, studious classmates with the same...

” – Sophia from Vallejo, CA
Columbia College Hollywood

Columbia College Hollywood is a liberal arts college of film and media studies in Los Angeles. Columbia College Hollywood confers bachelor’s degrees in Cinema, Visual Effects, and Graphic Design as well as an associate degree in Cinema. To provide an...

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have learned so much with the elements of film nmaking in my first quarter.

” – Julius from Los Angeles, CA
Notre Dame de Namur University

Founded by two nuns, Notre Dame de Namur University is a Catholic school in Silicon Valley and the third oldest college in California. NDNU is home to schools of Arts & Sciences, Business, and Education granting bachelor’s degrees in 15 areas of...

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The professors here are truly amazing and they really care for the students. They actually know my name!! Which I found that at a lot of students' professors don't know their names at other schools. They are known by numbers. I've learned so much...

” – William from Vallejo, CA
Rio Hondo College

Rio Hondo College is a public, 2-year institution located in Whittier, California. Along with the main campus, RHC also maintains satellite centers in El Monte, South Whittier, Santa Fe Springs, and Pico Rivera. The college offers a wide variety of...

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This college has many great opportunities for many low income families. It also helps by giving students a chance to attend a University. It has programs which help students who struggle in classes.

” – Laura from El Monte, CA
Mt San Antonio College

Mt. San Antonio College is a 2-year community college in Walnut, California. Mt. SAC provides associate degrees, job training certificates, adult education, and youth summer programs. The school houses a working farm, wildlife sanctuary, and a...

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Professors tend to be very good. As long as you do the work you're going to learn a lot. There are several different departments that are very willing to offer their assistance. Including tutors who will proof read your essays and help with math...

” – Jess from, CA

Folsom Lake College is a 2-year institution with a main campus and two outreach centers in northern California. Among FLC’s 50 academic divisions, the Gerontology program offers courses to study the aging process and to plan ways for senior citizens...

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Folsom Lake college is amazing! The campus is beautiful even though the athletic field is still under construction. The teachers are exceptional as well!

” – Nichole from Rancho Cordova, CA

College of the Sequoias (COS) is a public two-year community college in Visalia, one of three campuses in the COS system. The college was established in 1926 and moved to its current 62-acre main campus site in Visalia in 1940. The Visalia main...

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This is a Great Community College, Some of the Best Teachers I've had is Mr. Ziessler in the Music Department, a great teacher who has given me a love for piano, and Mr. Howell for Geography, who far and way was the best class I've had so far in...

” – Kyle from Springville, CA
Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute

The Minerva Schools at KGI was created by a partnership with the Keck Graduate Institute and the Minerva Project. The school is a member of the Claremont University Consortium. The Minerva schools can be found in San Francisco California, Buenos...

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Minerva is a new accredited liberal arts institution trying to revolutionize the higher education system. Students go to 7 different world cities and and the student body is filled with amazing people. It is a rich experience, but it is also very...

” – Male student from the United States
Concordia University-Irvine

Affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, Concordia University Irvine is a school of liberal arts in southern California. CUI is home to five colleges and schools granting undergraduate degrees in 26 academic majors and 50 specializations...

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The ratio of student to Professor at Concordia is about 15:1. This means that each student receives personal attention. The Professors and other faculty really get to know each student. When it comes time to ask for a Professors Recommendation Letter...

” – Bianca from Irvine, CA

Mission College is a 2-year community college serving the West Valley district of Silicon Valley. Mission offers degrees and certificates in over 40 areas of study. Several classes are available online or as hybrids where online lectures are...

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The professors organize the classes so that the students can easily understand the material. I love the hands on participation most of the professors incorporate into the classes.

” – Laurelle from Milpitas, CA

Menlo College is a private, 4-year institution established in Atherton, California. Academics at Menlo are business-centric, focusing on economic studies and entrepreneurship. The campus features a new facility, the Innovation Center, which is home...

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The education here is awesome. Since the school is kind of small, you get more one on one sessions with your teachers which then helps you out more because you get ask more questions, get the feedback you need right then & there, & if teachers are...

” – Kamalu from Lahaina, HI

Napa Valley College is a public, 2-year institution established in Napa, California, with a satellite facility located in St. Helena. The college offers associate’s degree, certificate, and noncredit programs in over 50 fields of study, including...

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Napa Valley College is an excellent place to further your education after high school because the teachers are truly passionate about the subjects they teach which leads to a better education for the students. However it is a community college so...

” – Tiffany from American Canyon, CA

San Jose City college is the oldest 2-year community college in Santa Clara County, California. Featuring one of the highest transfer rates to 4-year institutions in the Bay Area, SJCC has entered into transfer admission agreements and guarantees...

College of the Redwoods is a public, 2-year institution in Eureka, California, with satellite locations in Crescent City, Garberville, and Hoopa. With over 1,000 classes in the college’s academic catalog, CR offers associate degrees and certificates...

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College of the Redwoods is a great community college to attend if you are interested in small class sizes and an intimate learning environment. The teachers here love to help and will always write a wonderful letter of recommendation! I have recently...

” – Reaia from Arcata, CA

Cosumnes River College is a public, 2-year institution primarily located in Sacramento, California. Along with its main campus, the college also maintains a satellite campus in the city of Elk Grove. Students at CRC can opt to take some classes in an...

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Cosumnes River college is highly diverse college with various education, club, and sport opportunities. The campus is spacious and organized very well. Also, the professors there are great and prepared to have a great semester as long as the students...

” – Angelica from Sacramento, CA

Cuyamaca College is a 2-year community college in the eastern San Diego area. Among its 91 degree programs and 74 certificates, Cuyamaca offers several foreign language programs including Arabic, Native American languages, and Aramaic. The college’s...

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cuyamaca college, to me, has a great reputation for its excellent curriculum. it has demonstrated fine teachers with amazing degrees. cuyamaca college is a great college, hands down.

” – Merna from El Cajon, CA

Santiago Canyon College is a 2-year community college in Orange County, California.  SCC offers over 160 degrees and certificates, with 21 associate degrees boasting transfer guarantees to any California State University. Santiago Canyon also directs...

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My major was Business and I enjoyed those classes immensely. I only wish I could have had a different Accounting teacher - I found her teaching style dull and hard to pay attention to.

” – Nic from Orange County, CA
California State University-Channel Islands

Situated in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains, California State University-Channel Islands is a 4-year public school and part of the CSU system. CSUCI grants undergrad degrees in 26 academic majors and has been designated an Hispanic...

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The school is still new and is being expanded; it's only 12 years old. It is a small school, but it is a beautiful, green school. It is more of a commuter school.

” – Kelly

The College of San Mateo is a public, 2-year institution established on a hillside, 153-acre campus nearby the San Francisco Bay. CSU offers over 70 career-related academic programs, as well as programs for transfer to California State University and...

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I am learning as much as a communituy college would have to offer

” – Vincent from San Mateo, CA

Ohlone College is a 2-year community college in Silicon Valley that offers degrees and certificates in 197 areas of study. The college draws from a diverse population and its student body hails from 40 countries. One of Ohlone’s most unique academic...

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Ohlone College is a great community college.

” – Tyree

Imperial Valley College is a 2-year community college located just north of the Mexican border in southern California. IVC is home to four academic divisions granting associate degrees and certificates in Health & Public Safety, Math & Sciences, Arts...

Victor Valley College

Victor Valley College is a public, 2-year institution established in Victorville, California. The campus consists of two sections separated by altitude into an Upper and Lower Campus, and features facilities such as a planetarium, dance studio, and...

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The school offers a wide variety of courses for just about any major. I am currently completing 2 years of gen ed, and VVC has only made it easy for me. Learning here for me is rather easy.

” – Andy from Hesperia, CA

Las Positas College is a 2-year community college on the outskirts of California’s Bay Area. Students at Las Positas choose their academic career path from among 24 occupational associate degrees, 17 associate transfer degrees, or 44 certificate...

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Las Positas is a very caring College. They put their students first. They make sure they are in a very comfortable environment.

” – Whitney from Livermore, CA
Los Angeles Valley College

Los Angeles Valley College is a public, 2-year institution located in Valley Glen, California. The college offers studies in a wide variety of subjects, with many of its available classes participating in the Zero Textbook Cost program, which is a...

Yuba College
Marysville, CA

Yuba College is a 2-year institution and the main campus of northern California’s Yuba Community College District. The Yuba campus offers degrees and certificates in nine academic departments as well as community education courses in subjects such as...

Pacific Union College

Pacific Union College is a private, Christ-centered institution established in Napa Valley, California. While the college offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, the vast majority of students in attendance are undergraduates. PUC is part of...

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PUC is a great school in a beautiful natural setting. The campus atmosphere is tranquil and inviting. All of the students seem friendly and welcoming and all of the professors and staff members seem helpful and encouraging

” – Emily from Bakersfield, CA
Soka University of America

Originally founded in Japan and guided by Buddhist principles, Soka University of America is a 4-year liberal arts institution in Orange County. SUA hosts a bachelor’s degree-granting program with concentrations in Environmental Studies, Social &...

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Soka Education really allows for open minded students to learn about the rest of the world. Depending on which concentration you are in, the classes you will be taking will change and so will the type of subjects you will be exposed to. Overall, all...

” – Furkey

Crafton Hills College is a 2-year community college with the highest degree/certificate completion rate in California’s Inland Empire region. CHC offers majors in over 50 academic programs, including degrees in Respiratory Care and American Sign...

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Crafton Hills College is a quiet environment with a calm and lovely atmosphere, producing a quality learning environment. Crafton is completely affordable; students are able to take classes here and transfer them to a four-year university. Crafton...

” – Candice from Banning, CA

Located in the northern edge of the Bay Area, Contra Costa College is the oldest campus in the Contra Costa Community College District. CCC is also the district’s most diverse college and has been designated an Hispanic Serving Institution. Among CCC...

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I took my basic sills classes,& business

” – Ayanna from richmond, CA

Los Medanos College is a 2-year community college with two campuses to the northeast of the Bay Area. Among its 35 academic programs, Los Medanos grants degrees and certificates in fields such as Travel Marketing and Recording Arts and provides free...

West Los Angeles College is a 2-year institution featuring nearly 1000 classes in 12 academic departments. In addition to its 41 associate degrees, West LA offers a bachelor’s degree program in Dental Hygiene and is one of just two community colleges...

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I love the information about this school. I can go to it and get my required classes out of the way and then transfer to a 4 year school

” – Maureeshia from Harrisburg, IL

Skyline College is a 2-year community college that groups a number of related fields of study into four concentrations called Meta Majors—the equivalent of academic departments. Skyline employs counselors specializing in each Meta Major and several...

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Great school with awesome teachers. Diverse- sort of. However, good place to learn and acquire pre-req's for transfer to UC or CSU.

” – Jacari from South San Francisco, CA

West Valley College is a 2-year community college at the southwest edge of Silicon Valley. WVC offers programs and certificates in 44 academic departments including an Unmanned Aircraft Systems program training students in aerial videography and...

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west valley is a healing educational setting in a park like oasis. a definate find for a school. but shhhh keep it quiet. we don't want the secret getting out!

” – Diane from San Jose, CA

Evergreen Valley College is a 2-year community college in the eastern foothills of San José. In addition to more than 40 major and 30+ certificate options, EVC also offers The Honors Institute, a series of classes dedicated to the pursuit of rigorous...

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It is a nice school. The campus is beautiful. The people are nice here.

” – Brenda from San Jose, CA

Porterville College is a public, 2-year institution established on an urban, 60-acre campus in Tulare County, California. The college offers over 50 associate’s degree and certificate programs, with a number of classes available in an online format...

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The teachers are pretty good for a community college. There are many teachers that are enthusiastic and willing to help if you don't understand something.

” – Meg, from Porterville, CA

Norco College is a 2-year community college in southern California’s inland empire region focusing on courses centered around emerging technologies. Featuring a diverse and multicultural student body, Norco is a federally designated Hispanic-Serving...

Coastline Community College is a 2-year institution with three neighborhood campuses in Orange County, California. Coastline is home to 25 degree and certificate-granting academic programs including a Gerontology Program. The college’s Acquired Brain...

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i love it there. It's really nice and it feels the comfortable. I like how it's a small school.

” – Crystal from Anaheim, CA

The College of Marin is a public, 2-year institution established in California, with two facilities located in Kentfield and Novato. COM offers more than 40 associate’s degrees and certificates, many of which include courses that are available online...

Named for the founder of California’s first junior college, Hartnell College is a 2-year institution south of San José. Featuring a diverse student body, Hartnell is a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution and it has been named one of the...

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Since I started attending Hartnell, I have only had the best instructors who love what they do, and share it.

” – Sofia from Soledad, CA

Laney College is a 2-year community college in Oakland. Laney offers classes in over 100 academic departments as well as 44 associate degree programs, 13 of which are eligible for transfer to a 4-year institution. Recently, Laney received a $125...

Moreno Valley College is a 2-year community college in southern California’s inland empire with classes in seven academic departments and an Honors Program. MVC takes advantage of its location to offer biology and chemistry students the opportunity...

Oxnard College is a 2-year community college and a member of the Ventura County Community College District in southern California. The college features 37 associate degrees, 17 of which transfer with guaranteed admission to the California State...

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Oxnard college is a very convient school in the area, and is considered very affordable. The environment is well up kept, and easy to get around. Lastly, the peers and professors are easy going, few may be stern, but that there job and they are good...

” – Tysaiah from Oxnard, CA

Established in the wake of the Watts Riots to provide educational opportunities for an underserved community, Los Angeles Southwest College is a 2-year community college offering degrees in 10 academic departments. Over 50 percent of LASC students...

Taft College is a public, 2-year institution established in southwest California. Students attending Taft can enroll in approximately 100 different career-based, technical degree and certificate programs, with many courses available through the...

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This school prepares you for a four year college. The teachers are excellent and spend extra time to teach information you didn't understand. The school becomes more like a home than an actual school, the friendly environment, all sports athletes...

” – Joanne from Taft, CA

William Jessup University is a Christian, liberal arts university located in Rocklin, California. The university’s newly rebuilt campus received the Best Rebuild/Renovation Award from the Sacramento Business Journal, and features modern architecture...

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william jessup is a wonderful christian university that combines amazing teachers with small class sizes that allows for one on one attention with the teachers. they have a relatively reasonable tuition rate, and you really get what you pay for. the...

” – kalie from south lake tahoe, ca

Los Angeles Pierce College is a 2-year community college. It is a branch of the Los Angeles Community Colleges and, as a result, enjoys transfer agreements with many California universities. The school provides associate’s degrees and Certificates of...

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Pierce College deserves a rating of eight out of ten because the college itself does a fantastic job preparing their students for success. It encourages students of all ethnic backgrounds, regardless of their financial status to have the opportunity...

” – Student

Los Angeles Mission College is a 2-year community college serving LA’s San Fernando Valley area and home to 75 academic departments including subjects familiar to Angelenos such as cinema and oceanography. In addition to its weekly course offerings...

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A very laid back environment i would give it 4 out of 5 in rating. I would give it a 5 if the math teachers didn't all have heavy accents

” – Erika from Pacoima, CA
San Diego Christian College

Founded in 1970, San Diego Christian College is a four-year liberal arts college that educates students through teachings of the Scripture. SDCC is a private institution and associates with the evangelical denomination of Christianity. The suburban...

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Outstanding faculty and a great environment!

” – Ruben from Escondido, CA
Monterey Peninsula College

Monterey Peninsula College is a public, 2-year institution established in the state of California. Along with the main campus in Monterey, MPC also maintains learning centers in both Seaside and Marina. Students enrolled at MPC have access to a...

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I rate my school a 10 is a great school. the staff go step by step with students on informations especially the financial ladies.

” – Maria from salinas, CA

Thomas Aquinas College is a bicoastal Roman Catholic liberal arts college with campuses in California and Massachusetts. The Thomas Aquinas curriculum centers around a single academic program studying the great books of western civilization. All...

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I find the curriculum to be very challenging but rewarding. I love the sense of community and camaraderie between students of every year. I love everything this college stands for and I find it easy to lead a good life here.

” – Sarah
Los Angeles Harbor College

Los Angeles Harbor College is a public, 2-year institution established in Wilmington, California. LAHC academics feature the Harbor Advantage program, which is divided into two years (the Harbor Promise year and the Harbor Success year) and provides...

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harbor college is full of opportunity for all students. there are so many resources available to help you. the staff at lahc is definitely there to see you succeed!

” – Scheherazade from San Pedro, CA
Vanguard University of Southern California

Originally founded as a Bible school, Vanguard University of Southern California is a Christian liberal arts college in Orange County. Vanguard confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 fields of study. As a Christian institution, Vanguard holds chapel...

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The student to teacher ration has allowed me to learn more on subjects that I am not interested in. The teachers are engaged in your life to the extent you want them to be, and are always open to help you out in your spiritual walk or in regular...

” – Andrea from Mission Viejo, CA

Gavilan College is a 2-year community college in the south San Francisco Bay Area. Gavilan is home to 11 academic departments offering associate degrees and certificates. In addition to regular lectures, the Aviation department holds hands-on labs in...

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I have a great Teacher for Algebra

” – Liz from Aromas, CA

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music is a music school in the heart of the Bay Area. In addition to departments specializing in voice and instrumental instruction, SFCM also features classes on conducting, music theory, humanities, and sciences...

Laguna College of Art and Design

The Laguna College of Art and Design is a private college of fine arts in Laguna Beach, California. LCAD offers undergraduate degrees in 10 art and design-related fields of study such as Animation, Game Art, and Graphic Design and the college also...

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It's a great school for people who are interested in small classes with the focus on the students. The classes work you as hard as any other school and fun to take. The school is located near the beach, also allowing you to walk around the...

” – Student

Merritt College is a 2-year community college in Oakland. Among Merritt’s more than 60 academic disciplines, its African American, Native American, Ethnic, and Mexican & Latin American Studies programs provide an exploration of the diverse cultures...

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It is a wonderful campus that's currently remodeling the older infrastructure. The teachers and professors here, especially in the health sciences department are extraordinary. The faculty is always willing and providing help to students.

” – Andy from Oakland, CA

Woodland Community College is a 2-year institution in the Sacramento metro area. WCC confers degrees and certificates from programs of study in the college’s Social Sciences, Fine Arts & Humanities, Mathematics & Science, and Career & Technical...

California College of the Arts

Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts is a Bay Area-based school of art and design with campuses in San Francisco and Oakland. CCA is home to 22 undergraduate programs in core disciplines of Architecture, Fine Arts, Design, and Humanities...

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California College of the Arts is amazing,they let their students strive and want the best for them not only as students but as people as well. Also, they have an incredible diversity population, every corner you turn, you meet someone with a...

” – Kalyn from Roxbury, MA

The College of the Siskiyous is a 2-year community college located at the base of Mount Shasta. Its two campuses in northern California offer degrees and certificates in 34 areas of study as well as living space for 154 students. With its proximity...

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Although this is a small school, if you stick to the UC transferable courses you will learn a lot. I feel like I learn a lot everyday and the teachers are pretty great and they enjoy what they're teaching.

” – Katherine from Yreka, CA
San Diego Miramar College

San Diego Miramar College is a public, 2-year institution established in the state of California. The campus features a number of resource facilities for students to utilize, such as the Academic Success Center, which offers independent study spaces...

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miramar college has fantastic teachers and staff. the new campus, which is still in progress, is convenient with most classes in the same building. also the classes are not packed.

” – Catherine from Poway, CA

West Hills College in Lemoore is a 2-year community college and one of three campuses in the West Hills system. The Lemoore campus features courses in over 60 degree programs and 11 academic departments as well as a Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society...

Barstow Community College is a 2-year institution in southern California’s high desert region. BCC confers degrees and certificates in 13 academic departments and 15 career technical education divisions. The college’s career & technical facility...

With campus a short drive from Mendocino National Forest, Mendocino College is a 2-year community college in northern California. Mendocino is home to 53 associate degree fields of study and 34 certificate-granting programs. For students interested...

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Yes I hope

” – Laura from Kelseyville, CA

Samuel Merritt University is a school of health science with three campuses in northern California and the largest provider of physical and occupational therapists in the East Bay. SMU is home to five undergraduate degree programs and four doctorate...

Southern California Institute of Architecture

With campus located in a former freight depot, Southern California Institute of Architecture is a not-for-profit institution of architectural innovation in the urban arts district of Los Angeles. One of the only independent architecture schools in...

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You will work late hours. You will be swamped with assignments and projects. You either learn to pick up the pace or drop trying. You'll look back years later and experience brain seizures at the thought of how quickly you've learned to do the things...

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John Paul the Great Catholic University

Named after Pope John Paul II, John Paul the Great Catholic University is a Roman Catholic academy of fine and performing arts in the San Diego metro area. JPCatholic offers 3-year bachelor’s degree programs in Communications Media, Business, and...

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This is a great school for striving for personal excellence. You will grow in the faith with the curriculum centered around the love of Jesus Christ; you will grow intellectually through challenging courses and caring professors; all around, this...

” – Matthew from Escondido, CA
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) is a private, non-profit university located in Los Angeles, CA. CDU is a designated minority-serving institution, a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and University, and a...

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Beautiful surroundings, azaming staff/ faculty, great environment. The students and professor's are wonderful, nice easy going, friendly. The unviersity is really focusing on your education, small number of students in the class so it is easy to get...

” – Mary from Los Angeles, CA

The College of Alameda is a 2-year community college in the San Francisco Bay Area. Alameda offers degrees and certificates in 48 academic programs as well as career technical education courses. To provide hands-on demonstrations of classroom lessons...

Southern California University of Health Sciences is a private, medical education institution established in Whittier, California. The college features hands-on learning in the form of clinical training and opportunities for residency. Students can...

Claremont Graduate University

Claremont Graduate University is a private, graduate institution established in the state of California. CGU is one of seven institutions included in the Claremont Colleges consortium, which provides the colleges with a central library and other...

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CGU is an amazing school and they have the best faculty I have ever seen. They are always opening opportunities for students to network and meet other students as well as professionals outside of the Claremont Consortium. Their programs are top notch...

” – Nasya from Azusa, CA

With two campuses in the greater Los Angeles area, American Jewish University is a graduate-level institution dedicated to researching and incorporating the history and culture of Judaism into modern day life. Degree programs at AJU are divided among...

Los Angeles Trade Technical College

Los Angeles Trade Technical College was founded in 1925 as the Frank Wiggins Trade School. LA Trade-Tech is a part of the Los Angeles Community College district and is the oldest of the nine colleges. The college focuses on career certificates and...

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Love my school the staff is always direct with helping the students to succeed also my college experience has been peer friendly. For this school to be so diverse and inner city...the city of Los Angeles should upgrade the buildings more so more...

” – Natasha from Los Angeles, CA

As part of the largest theater company in San Francisco, the American Conservatory Theater features an actor training conservatory program. ACT’s conservatory offers a 3-year immersive MFA program in acting that culminates in a showcase for casting...

The Naval Postgraduate School is a graduate institution established in Monterey, California. The college is operated by the United States Armed Forces and offers master’s, doctoral, and engineer’s degree programs to DOD employees, US Armed Forces...

The California Western School of Law is a legal institution and the oldest law school in San Diego. California Western features a JD degree that can be paired with master’s degrees in Business Administration and Social Work. To gain legal expertise...

California State University Maritime Academy

California State University Maritime Academy is located on a waterfront campus in Vallejo, one of seven degree-granting maritime academies in the US and the only one on the west coast. All students are part of the Corp of Cadets and are required to...

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I think the school deserves at least a nine for two main reasons. One being that the campus is beautiful and enjoyable, especially considering it is right on the water but also close to other cities such as San Francisco. The other reason is that...

Life Pacific College

Life Pacific College is a private institution affiliated with the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel. The school is located in San Dimas, California, and offers both associate and bachelor’s degree programs. Favored fields of study include...

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Life Pacific College is the most transformative and intentional educational institution for individuals who desire to commit to a lifetime of ministry. It is not just a place of gaining head knowledge, but actual experience. LPC is excellent at what...

” – Matthew from Norco, CA

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