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
Large Town Setting
Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
On-Campus Housing Available
Parking Permit Required
- Total Students
Undergraduate vs. Graduate
Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students
- African American
- American Indian or Alaska native
- Unknown and Other
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