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
Chaffey College

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

20,025
City College of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

19,707
California State University San Bernardino

San Bernardino, CA

19,689
University of California Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA

19,161
Saddleback College

Mission Viejo, CA

18,984
Diablo Valley College

Pleasant Hill, CA

18,693
California State University Dominguez Hills

Carson, CA

18,687
De Anza College

Cupertino, CA

18,649
San Joaquin Delta College

Stockton, CA

18,224
Orange Coast College

Costa Mesa, CA

18,125
National University

La Jolla, CA

18,070
Southwestern College

Chula Vista, CA

17,621
Los Angeles Pierce College

Woodland Hills, CA

17,521
Sierra College

Rocklin, CA

17,503
Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa, CA

16,757
California State University Chico

Chico, CA

16,746
California State University San Marcos

San Marcos, CA

16,367
Modesto Junior College

Modesto, CA

16,365