Average cost per year:​​​​

  • Tuition & Fees            $1,500-1,800​​​


  • Easy admittance​
  • Same General Education courses as a university                               ​for MUCH CHEAPER $
  • Offers associate degrees and certificate ​programs (CTE)
  • 113 Community Colleges in California
Career and Technical Education:
  • CTE programs specialize in skilled trades, applied sciences, modern technologies and career preparation
  • Courses are academic as well as hands-on
  • Gain experience through internships, job shadowing and certification
  • Most programs are completed in 2 or 3 semesters
  • Total cost ranges from $600-3,200 depending on the program

Local CTE Programs:

Admissions Requirements: 

  • ​​​Must be 18 years old
  • High school graduate
  • No subject requirements such as "a-g"
  • No SAT or ACT requirements
*Apply during the spring of your Senior year

Local Community Colleges: