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Contra Costa College
Bachelors
Diploma
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Contra Costa College

San Pablo , United States
San Pablo , United States
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Contra Costa College
Bachelors
Diploma
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Contra Costa College

Overview:

  • Founded in 1949 as Contra Costa Junior College
  • Became Contra Costa College in 1958
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC)
  • Serves over 15,000 students annually
  • Offers over 100 associate degree and certificate programs
  • Notable achievements:
    • Recognized as a "Top 100 Community College" by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program
    • Received the "Excellence in Student Success" award from the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office

Student Life:

  • Extracurricular Activities:

    • Over 50 student clubs and organizations
    • Student government
    • Honor societies
    • Cultural events
  • Clubs:

    • Academic clubs (e.g., Math Club, Science Club)
    • Cultural clubs (e.g., Asian Student Union, Black Student Union)
    • Special interest clubs (e.g., Anime Club, Gaming Club)
  • Sports Teams:

    • Men's and women's basketball, soccer, volleyball, and track and field
    • Co-ed cheerleading
  • Student Support Services:

    • Counseling and advising
    • Tutoring and academic support
    • Disability support services
    • Financial aid and scholarships
  • Campus Facilities:

    • Library
    • Student center
    • Fitness center
    • Cafeteria
    • Bookstore

Academics:

  • Academic Resources:

    • Library with over 100,000 volumes and online resources
    • Writing center
    • Math lab
    • Science lab
  • Faculty:

    • Over 200 full-time and part-time faculty
    • Many faculty hold advanced degrees and have industry experience
  • Teaching Methodologies:

    • Lectures
    • Discussions
    • Hands-on activities
    • Online learning
  • Academic Support Services:

    • Tutoring
    • Supplemental instruction
    • Learning communities
  • Unique Academic Programs or Initiatives:

    • Honors Program
    • STEM Scholars Program
    • Puente Project

Top Reasons to Study Here:

    Reputation:

    Recognized as a top community college in the nation

    Rankings:

    Ranked among the top 100 community colleges by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program

    Specialized Facilities:

    State-of-the-art science labs, fitness center, and library

    Industry Connections:

    Partnerships with local businesses and industries for internships and job opportunities
  • Notable Alumni:

    • Kamala Harris, Vice President of the United States
    • Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
    • Jerry Brown, former Governor of California

Services:

  • Counseling:

    • Academic counseling
    • Career counseling
    • Personal counseling
  • Health:

    • Health center
    • Mental health services
  • Housing:

    • On-campus housing is not available
  • Library Resources:

    • Over 100,000 volumes
    • Online databases
    • Interlibrary loan
  • Technology Support:

    • Computer labs
    • Wi-Fi access
    • Technical support
  • Career Development:

    • Career counseling
    • Job placement assistance
    • Internship opportunities
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