CCC Description

An ideal educational destination or starting point for students in the San Francisco Bay Area, Contra Costa College offers academic and career programs to students who wish to transfer to places like UC Berkeley as well as those interested in immediately entering the workforce.

Located in the South Bay town of San Pablo, Contra Costa boasts award-winning faculty and students as well as a range of degrees and subject areas.

Offering both online and on-campus courses, Contra Costa’s numerous departments include those as specialized as Public Service Education and La Raza Studies, and as broad as Humanities and Human Services.

Contra Costa’s departments reflect career training options in such areas as Cosmetology, Medical Assisting, Librarian Science, Nursing, Real Estate and Teaching. However, equally present among its offerings are such academic subjects as Anthropology, English Literature, Chinese Studies and Physics.

Pre-professional areas encompass such fields as engineering, economics, business and journalism.

For students who wish to pursue the arts, there are programs in Visual Art, Drama, Media Studies and Music.

Having transfer agreements with all the UC and CSU universities as well as some private schools, Contra Costa transfers eligible students into such esteemed universities as UC Berkeley, UC Davis and Stamford.

Transfer, career and academic advising services help students no matter what their program or path.

Financial aid at Contra Costa is awarded to eligible students. Award types and the application process may be discussed with a Contra Costa financial aid counselor.

Quick Facts about Contra Costa College

Region

Southwest

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Public

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

No

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$1,018

Out-of-State Tuition

$6,930

Retention Rate

64%

Enrollment

7,546

Year Established

1948

CCC Students

Total Students
7,546

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Students Coming From In-State vs. Out-of-State

In-State
100%
Out-of-State
0%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
28%
Asian
21%
Caucasian
13%
Latino
28%
Other
10%

Students State Origin

California
100%

International Students

International
1%
Domestic
99%

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