Since 1949, Contra Costa College (CCC) has provided exemplary educational services to hundreds of thousands of residents from the greater West County area.
The college has superior faculty and staff members and a learning environment that maximizes the potential of students. Technology is available throughout the
institution and connects students to the world to ensure a relevant exchange of ideas. The college is proud of its diverse student body and commitment to
individual student success. Excellent programs such as the Center for Science Excellence, The Advocate newspaper, the green Automotive Services program,
the Nursing program, and the Culinary Arts program are known throughout the state and the nation. A model of excellence, CCC prides itself on being one
of the finest community colleges in the country.
Diablo Valley College (DVC) has distinguished itself as one of the nation's most successful community colleges by offering incomparable transfer opportunities
and exceptional career-technical programs and degrees to a diverse student body, while responding to an evolving need for robust adult basic skills and ESL programs.
At both the Pleasant Hill and San Ramon locations, local and international students engage with high-quality instruction and support services designed for student
learning and success. Faculty from DVC's various career-technical programs are in continuous dialog with our surrounding community to keep pace with emerging
technologies and new skill requirements our students need to be successful in any job market. The college's unparalleled transfer programs prepare our students in
large numbers to be successful in four-year colleges and universities all over the state and the country. DVC continuously ranks among the top transfer pathways to UC Berkeley.
Los Medanos College (LMC) provides excellent transfer and innovative career-technical opportunities in East Contra Costa County. A focus on student learning and success
helps students build their abilities and competencies as lifelong learners, and provides critical educational preparation to help them to succeed in their career endeavors.
Special opportunities include the only honors program certified as part of the UCLA Transfer Alliance, and learning communities supported by faculty and staff. With programs
like Engineering, Nursing, Communication Studies, Child Development, Instrumentation Technology, Mathematics, and Process Technology, students receive the resources they
need to excel in today's competitive workforce and at four-year colleges. LMC's main campus is located in Pittsburg, with a center in Brentwood.