About Contra Costa College

Founded in 1948, Contra Costa College. is a college. Located in California, which is a city setting in California, the campus itself is Suburban. The campus is home to 6,340 full time undergraduate students, and 0 full time graduate students.

The Contra Costa College Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 22:1. There are 80 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Contra Costa College include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Quick Facts

Acceptance Rate100%
Application Deadline
Application Fee0
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Admissions at CCC are considered , with ,4% of all applicants being admitted.

In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.

0% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 0% were in the top quarter, and 0% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.


We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Contra Costa College.

Contra Costa College REVIEWS

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  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    11 Students rated on-campus housing 1.7 stars. 9 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    10 Students rated off-campus housing 3.2 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    13 Students rated campus food 3.5 stars. 23 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    12 Students rated campus facilities 4 stars. 42 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    13 Students rated class size 4.3 stars. 54 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    12 Students rated school activities 3.8 stars. 33 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    13 Students rated local services 3.3 stars. 23 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    13 Students rated academics 4.2 stars. 38 % gave the school a 5.0.

What's your overall opinion of Contra Costa College?

17 Students rated Contra Costa College

Nikhil - 11/22/2023

Contra Costa College (CCC) is a great campus! Many schools say that they are community oriented, but CCC truly lives up to the mark! I mean once I share my aspirations with faculty/staff at CCC, they are so supportive. However, one downside not a lot of students make the effort to reach out and network with campus staff/faculty. There is a huge networking opportunity that is simply put, untapped.


It's a community college so some things don't apply, but its overall a great place. A lot of the faculty and professors are really there for us and our success. We have amazing resources that are available for students, at times some students even get employed as tutors and that helps a lot.


i really like the school i have been going here for almost 6 years and really have grown into a new person. The school just finished remodeling and it looks really nice. the food is really good too and there is always a place to study. I really recommend attending.


Being a student at Contra Costa College has been a great opportunity for me. The counselors have helped me understand what I need to do in order for me to achieve my goal. A lot of the professors are open minded and want the best for their students as well. Everyone on campus wants to see you succeed. So if anyone does not know where to start when it comes to furthering your education, I strongly suggest starting at Contra Costa College.

Contra Costa College FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at Contra Costa College?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Contra Costa College is 100%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.

  2. What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

    College is fun and great. As long as you put your best effort in your studies and commit yourself to get your degree or education, you'll be fine and you'll really enjoy college. The best part about college is knowing that everyday you go to school and complete your assignments, you're building your future and bringing more success into your life that will value you and others for the years to come. Of course it will take hardwork and time, but thats what makes you earn and strive for your goals and success that college has waiting for you. Its a great experience that will better you as a person and you'll be so proud of yourself when you reach acheivement.

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  3. What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

    We have the best professor's.

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  4. Describe the students at your school.

    My classmates are diverse.

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  5. Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

    Contra Costa College is a school that gives great oppurtunities to the students but students hsould also apply themselves in order to benefit from the oppurtunities.

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  6. Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

    It has great students and programs.

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  7. What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

    The service is still not yet great.

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  8. What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

    The most frustrating thing about my school is the fact that racism and bigotry still exists in a place where everyone should be gaining intelligence. I would understand if I were to witness ignorance and discrimination anywhere else outside of a college or university. People must learn to accept other people because Contra Costa College is a college that welcomes many people from many different backgrounds, races, and religious values.

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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

73% of students attending Contra Costa College receive some sort of financial aid. 46% were awarded federal grants. While 3% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

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$110K & UP

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