California Colleges Ranked by Highest Percent of Black Students

List of Colleges by Percent of Black Students

List of Colleges by Percent of Black Students

Below is a ranking of the 280 colleges in California with the highest percent of black students. Los Angeles Southwest College tops the list with African Americans comprising 57% of the student population.

Data is reported for the 2018/19 academic year by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics.

List of California Colleges Ranked by Highest Percent of Black Students
College % Black
L

Los Angeles, CA

57.1%
C

Los Angeles, CA

38.8%
E

Compton, CA

30.6%
M

Oakland, CA

28.5%
W

Culver City, CA

28.5%
E

Sacramento, CA

27.8%
L

Oakland, CA

23.8%
S

El Cajon, CA

21.7%
C

San Pablo, CA

20.9%
L

Los Angeles, CA

20.5%
A

Alameda, CA

19.0%
A

Lancaster, CA

18.3%
B

Anaheim, CA

18.6%
H

Oakland, CA

18.1%
L

Susanville, CA

18.1%
W

Beverly Hills, CA

17.0%
T

Cypress, CA

17.6%
C

Fresno, CA

16.7%
T

Los Angeles, CA

16.5%
C

Tarzana, CA

15.6%