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Best 2 Year Colleges in California
Have you ever noticed that most college rankings focus on traditional four-year schools, letting equally valuable alternatives like community colleges fall off the radar? This is a shame because two-year schools are every bit as credible as big-name universities, not to mention often more affordable. This is doubly true for students seeking associate degrees, certificates or a little personal enrichment. The trick is to find the school that best suits your goals and interests, whether they be academic or otherwise. The following list includes our top 25 California community colleges, each chosen for their academic prowess, rich tradition or beautiful surroundings.

Ohlone Community College
Ohlone Community College43600 Mission Blvd Fremont CA 94539

  • (510) 659-6000
City College of San Francisco
City College of San Francisco50 Phelan Ave San Francisco CA 94112

  • (415) 239-3000
Las Positas College
Las Positas College3000 Campus Hill Drive Livermore CA 94551

  • (925) 424-1000
De Anza College
De Anza College21250 Stevens Creek Blvd. Cupertino CA 95014

  • (408) 864-5678
Cuesta College
Cuesta CollegeHighway 1 San Luis Obispo CA 93403

  • 80613
Sierra College
Sierra College5000 Rocklin Road Rocklin CA 95677

  • (916) 624-3333
Santa Barbara City College
Santa Barbara City College721 Cliff Drive Santa Barbara CA 93109

  • (805) 965-0581
Foothill College
Foothill College12345 El Monte Rd Los Altos Hills CA 94022

  • (650) 949-7777
Southwestern College
Southwestern College900 Otay Lakes Rd Chula Vista CA 91910

  • (619) 482-6550
Canada College
Canada College4200 Farm Hill Blvd. Redwood City CA 94061

  • (650) 306-3100
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