Contra Costa College: Ranking & Review

San Pablo
United States
Top 49%

Contra Costa College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)6,7272,6604,067

1,662 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

721 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Contra Costa College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Contra Costa College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Contra Costa College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,288$8,400
Fees for full-time undergraduates$24$24
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$46$300

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies310310
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities182182
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services9292
Health Professions and Related Programs6666
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services4343
Social Sciences4141
Public Administration and Social Service Professions4040
Biological and Biomedical Sciences4040
Personal and Culinary Services3939
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences3535
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3333
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service3232
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians3030
Physical Sciences66
Mathematics and Statistics66
Visual and Performing Arts55
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields44
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies33
English Language and Literature & Letters33
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics22
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Grand Total1,0331,033

A total of 1,033 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Contra Costa College.

Graduation rate25%24%26%
  • Full-time retention rate - 67%
  • Part-time retention rate - 46%

General info

Alternative namesCCC
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff279
Instructional FTE165
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address2600 Mission Bell Dr
San Pablo, California, 94806-3195
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population31,000