Contra Costa College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

2600 Mission Bell Drive
San Pablo, CA 94806
(510) 235-7800
Fax: (510) 236-6768

Contact: Frank Hernandez
Senior Dean of Student Services

Main Address

2600 Mission Bell Drive
San Pablo, CA 94806
(510) 235-7800

www.contracosta.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 8,401
Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,288

Setting

Urban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
African-American Studies A
Hispanic-American Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing
Drama/Theater Arts A
Interior Design A
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Office Clerical Services A
Real Estate A,C

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Education
Bilingual/Bicultural Education A
Teacher Assistance A

Engineering
Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies
Architectural Engineering Technology A
Drafting and Design Technology A,C

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Institutional Food Production A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Dental Assistance A
Medical Assistance A
Nursing (RN) A

History
History – General A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics
Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Auto Body Repair A,C

Personal & Culinary Services
Cosmetology A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry A
Physics A

Psychology
Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services
Police Science A

Social Sciences
Geography A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Contra Costa College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (510) 235-7800
Website: www.contracosta.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: www.contracosta.edu/admissions/apply-now/
Address: 2600 Mission Bell Dr, San Pablo, CA 94806-3195
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 7,193
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 25 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 5,246 (73% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,312
Out-of-state Tuition: $8,564
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 73%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,084

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Contra Costa College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Contra Costa College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 63
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 54
Engineering 21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 21
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 53
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 42
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 52
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 12
Personal and Culinary Services 21
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 21
Social Sciences 5
Visual and Performing Arts 12
Grand total 4143

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Contra Costa College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $1,312
Out-of-state $8,564
Books and supplies $1,918

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 176 73%
Grant or scholarship aid 175 72% $5,084
Student loan aid 3 1% $6,956

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,595 53% $2,878
Federal student loans 132 2% $5,788

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Contra Costa College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Contra Costa College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Contra Costa College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 7,193
Undergraduate enrollment 7,193
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Contra Costa College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
  • Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education
    • Montessori Education (MONTE) - Montessori teacher education programs and institutions

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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