California community colleges play an essential role in ensuring access for all people to improve their quality of life and create bright futures for themselves, their families, and their communities.

Every California community college is designed to help you reach your full potential.

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AFFORDABLE EDUCATION

Access higher education for a lower cost.

There’s a wide range of financial aid options - some of which you do NOT have to repay - like qualifying for the FAFSA or CADAA grants, scholarships, and some work-study programs. Financial aid can help you pay for tuition, books, or even the rent while in school.

DUAL ENROLLMENT

Get a head start on your higher education goals.

Experience college-level coursework, earn college credits, and receive credit toward your college degree while working towards your high school diploma or GED with dual enrollment.

CLOSE TO HOME

Find success right around the corner.

Every California community college is designed to help you reach your full potential. With over 100 campuses offering over 200 major programs, there is a community college near you with the resources and support to help you reach your goals.

ASSOCIATE DEGREE FOR TRANSFER

Choose your pathway to a participating 4-year college or university.

Start at a community college, transfer to a guaranteed saved spot at a participating four-year college or university, and earn your bachelor’s degree.

SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT

Connect with the resources you need to succeed.

We're here for you! Explore our student support services and resources, like tutoring, counseling, career planning, food pantries, transportation, housing, and more. Your success is our reward.

CAREER EDUCATION CERTIFICATES

Grow and expand your career opportunities.

Enroll in a career education program to acquire the skills you need to improve your job prospects with training and certification from the nation's largest career education provider.

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Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security

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Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications

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New Opportunities

Find newly updated financial aid options available. No matter your age or household income, there are various options you should review.

Financial Aid is Available

Complete the FAFSA to open the door to most types of aid.

Financial Aid is Available for Undocumented Students

Undocumented students can receive many types of financial aid through the California Dream Act Application (CADAA).

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Calbright College

Calbright is a new kind of college, one designed to fit the needs of people like you. We offer online job training that focuses on careers, not college credentials. If you're ready to find a career with a future, we can help you reach your goals.