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Contra Costa College

San Pablo, CA 2-Year Public
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About Contra Costa College

Contra Costa College Overview

Contra Costa College is a public school in the small town setting of San Pablo, California. Contra Costa College was founded in 1948 and the school enrolls around 8,316 students a year, including 8,316 undergraduates.

Student Activities at Contra Costa College

Are you interested in music or performing? At Contra Costa College you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Contra Costa College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Contra Costa College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Contra Costa College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Contra Costa College on the Student Life page.

2022 Contra Costa College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $1,288
Out-of-State $8,304

Is Contra Costa College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" varies. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better idea of what Contra Costa College offers and if the college could be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Contra Costa College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Contra Costa College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Contra Costa College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Contra Costa College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Contra Costa College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Contra Costa College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Contra Costa College.

Based on this information, is Contra Costa College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Contra Costa College a good school for you?

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Where is Contra Costa College?

Contra Costa College is located in the small town setting of San Pablo, California, in the suburbs of San Francisco.

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College Info

2600 Mission Bell Drive San Pablo, CA 94806-3195

Campus Setting: Small Town

Contra Costa College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Contra Costa College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Contra Costa College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Contra Costa College ACT Scores

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Contra Costa College SAT Scores

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Contra Costa College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$12,696

In State

$12,696

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
Unknown
Unknown
Fees
$1,104
$1,104
Housing
$10,440
$10,440
Books
$1,152
$1,152

Student Life

Unknown

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,316

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

Unknown

Out-of-State

Unknown

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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