California Colleges Ranked by Largest Enrollment

List of Colleges by Enrollment

Below is a ranking of the 279 colleges in California with the largest enrollment of full and part time students. University of Southern California tops the list with a population of 46,287 students.

List of California Colleges Ranked by Largest Enrollment
School Enrollment
University of California Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA

26,179
Santa Monica College

Santa Monica, CA

25,948
California State University Fresno

Fresno, CA

25,497
American River College

Sacramento, CA

25,422
Pasadena City College

Pasadena, CA

25,034
Bakersfield College

Bakersfield, CA

24,903
Long Beach City College

Long Beach, CA

23,147
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA

22,440
Fresno City College

Fresno, CA

22,278
Fullerton College

Fullerton, CA

21,427
Palomar College

San Marcos, CA

21,141
San Diego Mesa College

San Diego, CA

20,693
College of the Canyons

Santa Clarita, CA

20,573
El Camino Community College District

Torrance, CA

20,418
Cerritos College

Norwalk, CA

20,406
Santa Ana College

Santa Ana, CA

20,118
Riverside City College

Riverside, CA

20,080
Sacramento City College

Sacramento, CA

20,027