Public Colleges in California

Directory of California Public Colleges for 2019

Public college tend to be larger in size and more affordable than private schools when attended by students with state residency.

There are 146 Public colleges in California on our list. Explore the schools below to get an idea if any are a match for you.

List of Public colleges in California
College Location
Allan Hancock College Santa Maria, California
American River College Sacramento, California
Antelope Valley College Lancaster, California
Bakersfield College Bakersfield, California
Barstow Community College Barstow, California
Berkeley City College Berkeley, California
Butte College Oroville, California
Cabrillo College Aptos, California
California Maritime Academy Vallejo, California
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, California
California State Polytechnic University Pomona Pomona, California
California State University Bakersfield Bakersfield, California
California State University Channel Islands Camarillo, California
California State University Chico Chico, California
California State University Dominguez Hills Carson, California
California State University East Bay Hayward, California
California State University Fresno Fresno, California
California State University Fullerton Fullerton, California
California State University Long Beach Long Beach, California
California State University Los Angeles Los Angeles, California
California State University Monterey Bay Seaside, California
California State University Northridge Northridge, California
California State University Sacramento Sacramento, California
California State University San Bernardino San Bernardino, California
California State University San Marcos San Marcos, California
California State University Stanislaus Turlock, California
Canada College Redwood City, California
Cerritos College Norwalk, California
Cerro Coso Community College Ridgecrest, California
Chabot College Hayward, California
Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga, California
Citrus College Glendora, California
City College of San Francisco San Francisco, California
Coastline Community College Fountain Valley, California
College of Alameda Alameda, California
College of Marin Kentfield, California
College of San Mateo San Mateo, California
College of the Canyons Santa Clarita, California
College of the Desert Palm Desert, California
College of the Redwoods Eureka, California
College of the Sequoias Visalia, California
College of the Siskiyous Weed, California
Columbia College Sonora, California
Contra Costa College San Pablo, California
Copper Mountain Community College Joshua Tree, California
Cosumnes River College Sacramento, California
Crafton Hills College Yucaipa, California
Cuesta College San Luis Obispo, California
Cuyamaca College El Cajon, California
Cypress College Cypress, California
De Anza College Cupertino, California
Diablo Valley College Pleasant Hill, California
East Los Angeles College Monterey Park, California
East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program West Covina, California
El Camino College Compton Center Compton, California
El Camino Community College District Torrance, California
Evergreen Valley College San Jose, California
Feather River Community College District Quincy, California
Folsom Lake College Folsom, California
Foothill College Los Altos Hills, California
Fresno City College Fresno, California
Fullerton College Fullerton, California
Gavilan College Gilroy, California
Glendale Community College Glendale, California
Golden West College Huntington Beach, California
Grossmont College El Cajon, California
Hartnell College Salinas, California
Humboldt State University Arcata, California
Imperial Valley College Imperial, California
Irvine Valley College Irvine, California
Lake Tahoe Community College South Lake Tahoe, California
Laney College Oakland, California
Las Positas College Livermore, California
Lassen Community College Susanville, California
Long Beach City College Long Beach, California
Los Angeles City College Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles Harbor College Wilmington, California
Los Angeles Mission College Sylmar, California
Los Angeles Pierce College Woodland Hills, California
Los Angeles Southwest College Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles Trade Technical College Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles Valley College Valley Glen, California
Los Medanos College Pittsburg, California
Mendocino College Ukiah, California
Merced College Merced, California
Merritt College Oakland, California
MiraCosta College Oceanside, California
Mission College Santa Clara, California
Modesto Junior College Modesto, California
Monterey Peninsula College Monterey, California
Moorpark College Moorpark, California
Moreno Valley College Moreno Valley, California
Mt. San Antonio College Walnut, California
Mt. San Jacinto Community College District San Jacinto, California
Napa Valley College Napa, California
Norco College Norco, California
Ohlone Community College Fremont, California
Orange Coast College Costa Mesa, California
Oxnard College Oxnard, California
Palo Verde College Blythe, California
Palomar College San Marcos, California
Pasadena City College Pasadena, California
Porterville College Porterville, California
Reedley College Reedley, California
Rio Hondo College Whittier, California
Riverside City College Riverside, California
Sacramento City College Sacramento, California
Saddleback College Mission Viejo, California
San Diego City College San Diego, California
San Diego Mesa College San Diego, California
San Diego Miramar College San Diego, California
San Diego State University San Diego, California
San Diego State University Imperial Valley Campus Calexico, California
San Francisco State University San Francisco, California
San Joaquin Delta College Stockton, California
San Jose City College San Jose, California
San Jose State University San Jose, California
Santa Ana College Santa Ana, California
Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara, California
Santa Monica College Santa Monica, California
Santa Rosa Junior College Santa Rosa, California
Santiago Canyon College Orange, California
Shasta College Redding, California
Sierra College Rocklin, California
Skyline College San Bruno, California
Solano Community College Fairfield, California
Sonoma State University Rohnert Park, California
Southwestern College Chula Vista, California
Taft College Taft, California
University of California Berkeley Berkeley, California
University of California Davis Davis, California
University of California Irvine Irvine, California
University of California Los Angeles Los Angeles, California
University of California Merced Merced, California
University of California Riverside Riverside, California
University of California San Diego La Jolla, California
University of California Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, California
University of California Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, California
Ventura College Ventura, California
Victor Valley College Victorville, California
West Hills College Coalinga Coalinga, California
West Hills College Lemoore Lemoore, California
West Los Angeles College Culver City, California
West Valley College Saratoga, California
Woodland Community College Woodland, California
Yuba College Marysville, California