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/steps-to-success/
Address:2600 Mission Bell Dr, San Pablo, CA 94806-3195
Setting:21
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,340
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,974 (78% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,308
Out-of-state Tuition:$7,944
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:73%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,379

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Contra Costa College Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services52
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services43
Engineering21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields21
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs33
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service42
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians52
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies12
Personal and Culinary Services21
Physical Sciences3
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions21
Social Sciences5
Visual and Performing Arts12
Grand total3641

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$1,308
Out-of-state$7,944
Books and supplies$1,792

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid19873%
Grant or scholarship aid19873%$4,379
Student loan aid83%$4,670

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,52855%$2,924
Federal student loans1472%$5,573

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.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment6,340
Undergraduate enrollment6,340
Graduate enrollment0

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, Commission on Accreditation
    • Montessori Education (MONTE) - Montessori teacher education programs and institutions

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