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 Contra Costa College

Contra Costa College - San Pablo, CA

2600 Mission Bell Dr, San Pablo, California 94806-3195

General information:(510)235-7800
Awards offered:Associate's degree
Award of less than 1 academic year
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Campus setting:Suburb: Large
Campus housing:No
Student population:7,671( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:27 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Suburban-serving Multicampus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $738 $738 $1,018 -28%
Out-of-state $5,960 $5,989 $6,478 -8%
Books and supplies $1,638 $1,620 $1,656 -2%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $11,160 $11,556 $11,406 1%
Other $3,780 $3,798 $4,059 -7%
Off Campus with Family
Other $8,100 $8,586 $8,550 0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $2,376 $2,358 $2,674 0%
Off Campus $17,316 $17,712 $18,139 -6%
Off Campus with Family $10,476 $10,944 $11,224 -9%
On Campus $7,598 $7,609 $8,134 -13%
Off Campus $22,538 $22,963 $23,599 -4%
Off Campus with Family $15,698 $16,195 $16,684 0%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $1,008
In-state fees $10
Out-of-state tuition $6,468
Out-of-state fees $10
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 245 65% --
Grant or scholarship aid 243 64% $1,071,051 $4,408
Federal grants 180 48% $858,973 $4,772
Pell grants 180 48% $843,942 $4,689
Other federal grants 22 6% $15,031 $683
State/local government grant or scholarships 229 61% $196,117 $856
Institutional grants or scholarships 8 2% $15,961 $1,995
Student loan aid 19 5% $82,858 $4,361
Federal student loans 19 5% $82,858 $4,361
Other student loans Implied zero 0% Implied zero Not applicable
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 4,003 50% $12,059,884 $3,013
Pell grants 2,258 28% $8,986,614 $3,980
Federal student loans 241 3% $1,096,169 $4,548


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $10,477 $9,621 $10,033
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $8,324 $8,012 $8,948
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 7,671
Undergraduate enrollment 7,671
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 490
Graduate enrollment 0

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 19 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.


Baseball 26-
Basketball 158
Football 72-
Soccer 2115
Softball -15
Volleyball -8


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges01/01/1952 Accredited


American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Assisting (DA)

02/24/1961 Accredited
Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education, Commission on Accreditation

Montessori Education (MONTE) - Montessori teacher education programs and institutions

05/01/1991 - 11/08/2010Accredited


Illegal weapons possession142
Drug law violations1125 5
Liquor law violations211
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession ------
Drug law violations ----
Liquor law violations ------
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 100
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 1146
Aggravated assault 231
Burglary 342
Motor vehicle theft 855
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


• This institution is not found on the current Federal loan default rates database.

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page.


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAssociate's degree Award of less than 1 academic year Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
Ethnic Studies2--
Category total2--
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General125-
Category total125-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping-10-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General1-1
Business Administration and Management, General3632-
Real Estate23-
Category total39451
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Category total21-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science1--
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications3--
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General11-
Category total51-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Biomedical Technology/Technician1-1
Category total1-1
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General1--
Category total1--
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Child Care Provider/Assistant105611
Category total105611
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Spanish Language and Literature1--
Category total1--
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Dental Assisting/Assistant1--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General-33-
Medical/Clinical Assistant10-17
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer1--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse58--
Category total703317
History Colleges
History, General2--
Category total2--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Police Science-10-
Forensic Science and Technology-4-
Homeland Security-17-
Category total1136-
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Humanities/Humanistic Studies37--
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies145--
Category total182--
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General8--
Category total8--
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians Colleges
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician2-16
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician--1
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General-37-
Category total23717
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Biological and Physical Sciences93--
Category total93--
Personal and Culinary Services Colleges
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General2-17
Category total2-17
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General2--
Physics, General1--
Category total3--
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General12--
Category total12--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Human Services, General1465
Category total1465
Social Sciences Colleges
Economics, General3--
Political Science and Government, General2--
Category total32--
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art/Art Studies, General-3-
Music, General1--
Category total13-
Grand total49226369