Contra Costa College
San Pablo, CA 94806-3195

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 6,340
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 5%
Student to faculty ratio 22:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Contra Costa College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Contra Costa College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $7,924 and in-state students paid $1,288.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$8,366
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$1,288
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$7,924
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 73% of Contra Costa College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 46% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,671 (which is 6.9% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Contra Costa College in 2016-2017, was 8, which is 3% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,670 (which is 2.5% above the national average.)

$4,671
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$4,670
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
73%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Contra Costa College has enrolled a total of 6,340 students (1,873 students full-time and 4,467 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,340 students, 494 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 462 students for distance studies.

6,340
Total Enrollment
494
Transfers

Student Diversity

Hispanic: 44%

Black/African American: 19%

Asian: 18%

White: 10%

Two or more races: 6%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Contra Costa College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 26% 820
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 13% 392
Health Professions And Related Programs 9% 278
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 7% 211
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 4% 131
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 3% 104
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 3% 93
Personal And Culinary Services 2% 71
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 2% 70
Social Sciences 2% 70

Graduation & Dropout Rates

22%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Contra Costa College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

20%
Still enrolled
50%
Dropout rate
8%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$23,600
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Contra Costa College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $23,600. Last year, out of the total 889 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 693 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,230 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 923 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $23,600 $29,800
Employment Rate 78% 75%
Total Graduates 889 1,230

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Contra Costa College.

Berkeley City College
7.8 mile away
College of Marin
11.3 mile away
Laney College
12.7 mile away
College of Alameda
13.3 mile away
Diablo Valley College
14.8 mile away
Merritt College
15.6 mile away
Napa Valley College
21.4 mile away
Chabot College
25.9 mile away