the Bay Area Colleges

the Bay Area is home to 50 colleges and universities. The largest being University of California Berkeley with 38,802 full time students and most expensive, Stanford University, with in state tuition of $55,473.

On average, it costs $15,435 for in-state tuition to attend college in the Bay Area 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 2014-2015 IPEDS Survey

List of Colleges in the Bay Area
School City Students Tuition
American Conservatory Theater San Francisco 30 $30,235
Berkeley City College Berkeley 1,112 $1,104
California College of the Arts Oakland 1,479 $50,592
California Maritime Academy Vallejo 873 $5,742
California State University East Bay Hayward 12,507 $5,742
Canada College Redwood City 592 $1,288
Chabot College Hayward 3,387 $1,104
City College of San Francisco San Francisco 6,737 $0
Cogswell College Sunnyvale 429 $20,784
College of Alameda Alameda 638 $1,104
College of Marin Kentfield 1,231 $1,380
College of San Mateo San Mateo 1,342 $1,362
Contra Costa College San Pablo 1,409 $1,288
De Anza College Cupertino 9,316 $1,395
Diablo Valley College Pleasant Hill 6,709 $1,288
Dominican University of California San Rafael 1,594 $47,190
Evergreen Valley College San Jose 2,411 $1,364
Expression College for Digital Arts Emeryville 182 $22,000
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Francisco San Francisco 98 $31,275
Foothill College Los Altos Hills 4,016 $1,395
Holy Names University Oakland 726 $40,368
Laney College Oakland 1,717 $1,104
Las Positas College Livermore 2,518 $1,104
Lincoln University Oakland 357 $10,920
Los Medanos College Pittsburg 2,894 $1,288
Menlo College Atherton 813 $45,050
Merritt College Oakland 1,174 $1,104
Mills College Oakland 758 $29,340
Mission College Santa Clara 1,565 $1,104
Napa Valley College Napa 2,085 $1,104
Notre Dame de Namur University Belmont 291 $36,306
Ohlone Community College Fremont 3,309 $1,104
Patten University Oakland 404 $8,036
Saint Marys College of California Moraga 2,843 $50,460
San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco 20 $45,664
San Francisco Conservatory of Music San Francisco 409 $47,800
San Francisco State University San Francisco 22,019 $5,742
San Jose City College San Jose 1,682 $1,288
San Jose State University San Jose 27,440 $5,742
Santa Clara University Santa Clara 7,431 $52,998
Skyline College San Bruno 1,560 $1,380
Solano Community College Fairfield 2,654 $1,104
Sonoma State University Rohnert Park 6,811 $5,742
Stanford University Stanford 14,217 $55,473
SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary Oakland 484 $9,600
The National Hispanic University San Jose 350 $7,896
University of California Berkeley Berkeley 38,802 $11,442
University of Phoenix Bay Area Campus San Jose 1,880 $10,548
University of San Francisco San Francisco 7,441 $51,930
West Valley College Saratoga 2,380 $1,380