Northern California Colleges

Northern California is home to 110 colleges and universities. The largest being University of California Berkeley with 34,261 full time students and most expensive, Stanford University, with in state tuition of $42,690.

On average, it costs $11,326 for in-state tuition to attend college in Northern California in 2013. Select a college from the list below for further pricing information and to learn more about each school.

California colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2013-2014 IPEDS Survey

List of Colleges in Northern California
School City Students Tuition
Academy of Art University San Francisco 10,383 $18,840
American Conservatory Theater San Francisco 25 $18,866
American River College Sacramento 9,637 $0
Argosy University San Francisco Bay Area Alameda 577 $13,464
Berkeley City College Berkeley 1,363 $1,104
Butte College Oroville 5,758 $1,104
Cabrillo College Aptos 4,531 $1,288
California College of the Arts Oakland 1,847 $39,984
California Culinary Academy San Francisco 731 $13,761
California Maritime Academy Vallejo 889 $5,472
California State University Chico Chico 14,422 $5,472
California State University East Bay Hayward 11,182 $5,472
California State University Sacramento Sacramento 21,523 $5,472
California State University Stanislaus Turlock 7,116 $5,472
Canada College Redwood City 1,382 $1,288
Chabot College Hayward 4,420 $0
City College of San Francisco San Francisco 11,274 $0
Cogswell College Sunnyvale 182 $15,980
College of Alameda Alameda 1,153 $1,104
College of Marin Kentfield 1,740 $1,380
College of San Mateo San Mateo 2,600 $1,344
College of the Redwoods Eureka 2,465 $1,104
College of the Siskiyous Weed 1,095 $1,104
Columbia College Sonora 914 $1,104
Contra Costa College San Pablo 2,500 $1,288
Cosumnes River College Sacramento 4,963 $0
De Anza College Cupertino 10,017 $1,395
Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre Blue Lake 41 $12,000
Diablo Valley College Pleasant Hill 7,040 $1,288
Dominican University of California San Rafael 1,698 $40,150
Epic Bible College Sacramento 141 $8,964
Evergreen Valley College San Jose 3,018 $1,288
Expression College for Digital Arts Emeryville 108 $23,600
Feather River Community College District Quincy 750 $0
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Francisco San Francisco 765 $27,955
Folsom Lake College Folsom 2,823 $0
Foothill College Los Altos Hills 5,322 $1,395
Gavilan College Gilroy 2,498 $1,196
Heald College Concord Concord 967 $13,500
Heald College Hayward Hayward 906 $13,500
Heald College Modesto Salida 565 $13,500
Heald College Rancho Cordova Rancho Cordova 658 $13,500
Heald College Roseville Roseville 945 $13,500
Heald College San Francisco San Francisco 534 $13,500
Heald College San Jose Milpitas 807 $13,500
Heald College Stockton Stockton 652 $13,500
Holy Names University Oakland 792 $32,590
Humboldt State University Arcata 7,238 $5,472
Humphreys College Stockton and Modesto Campuses Stockton 550 $11,277
International Academy of Design and Technology Sacramento Sacramento 398 $15,508
ITT Technical Institute Concord Concord 340 $17,748
ITT Technical Institute Lathrop Lathrop 533 $17,748
ITT Technical Institute Oakland Oakland 74 $17,748
ITT Technical Institute Rancho Cordova Rancho Cordova 527 $17,748
Lake Tahoe Community College South Lake Tahoe 885 $1,209
Laney College Oakland 2,825 $1,104
Las Positas College Livermore 3,332 $1,104
Lassen Community College Susanville 606 $1,104
Lincoln University Oakland 315 $9,730
Los Medanos College Pittsburg 3,150 $1,288
Mendocino College Ukiah 1,231 $1,380
Menlo College Atherton 640 $36,500
Merced College Merced 5,077 $1,104
Merritt College Oakland 1,084 $1,104
Mills College Oakland 1,407 $40,210
Mission College Santa Clara 2,816 $1,104
Modesto Junior College Modesto 6,289 $1,104
Napa Valley College Napa 2,549 $1,104
Notre Dame de Namur University Belmont 1,004 $30,806
Ohlone Community College Fremont 3,142 $1,104
Pacific Union College Angwin 1,358 $26,550
Patten University Oakland 404 $8,036
Sacramento City College Sacramento 8,151 $0
Saint Marys College of California Moraga 3,324 $39,740
San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco 589 $37,536
San Francisco Conservatory of Music San Francisco 377 $38,900
San Francisco State University San Francisco 23,826 $5,472
San Joaquin Delta College Stockton 7,602 $1,104
San Joaquin Valley College Modesto Salida 619 $15,528
San Joaquin Valley College Rancho Cordova Rancho Cordova 160 $20,450
San Jose City College San Jose 2,739 $1,288
San Jose State University San Jose 25,170 $5,472
Santa Clara University Santa Clara 6,974 $42,156
Santa Rosa Junior College Santa Rosa 7,776 $1,242
Shasta Bible College and Graduate School Redding 45 $9,600
Shasta College Redding 3,817 $1,104
Sierra College Rocklin 7,677 $1,104
Simpson University Redding 1,129 $23,300
Skyline College San Bruno 2,718 $1,380
Solano Community College Fairfield 3,779 $1,380
Sonoma State University Rohnert Park 7,544 $5,472
Stanford University Stanford 15,671 $42,690
SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary Oakland 277 $7,800
The Art Institute of California Sacramento Sacramento 709 $18,648
The Art Institute of California San Francisco San Francisco 960 $18,648
The Art Institute of California Sunnyvale Sunnyvale 426 $18,648
The National Hispanic University San Jose 350 $7,896
Unitek College Fremont 613 $18,157
University of California Berkeley Berkeley 34,261 $11,220
University of California Davis Davis 30,125 $11,220
University of California Merced Merced 5,158 $11,220
University of California Santa Cruz Santa Cruz 16,675 $11,220
University of Phoenix Bay Area Campus San Jose 1,880 $10,548
University of Phoenix Sacramento Valley Campus Sacramento 3,642 $10,543
University of San Francisco San Francisco 9,048 $39,840
University of the Pacific Stockton 5,987 $39,290
West Valley College Saratoga 3,854 $1,104
William Jessup University Rocklin 700 $22,520
Woodland Community College Woodland 968 $1,124
Yuba College Marysville 3,400 $1,124

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