Laney College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 45%

Laney College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)10,8914,9755,916

2,166 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,049 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Laney 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.

Laney 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.

Laney College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,104$6,624
Fees for full-time undergraduates$126$486
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$46$276

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services174174
Social Sciences168168
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields112112
Personal and Culinary Services9797
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities6363
English Language and Literature & Letters6161
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies6060
Precision Production5454
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians3232
Construction Trades3030
Mathematics and Statistics2626
Visual and Performing Arts1818
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies77
Biological and Biomedical Sciences77
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs66
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics55
Architecture and Related Services33
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services22
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Grand Total941941

A total of 941 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Laney College.

Graduation rate25%23%26%
  • Full-time retention rate - 62%
  • Part-time retention rate - 34%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff356
Instructional FTE237
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address900 Fallon Sreet
Oakland, California, 94607
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population423,000