We proudly reaffirm our commitment to racial and social justice, equitable service to our diverse student body, and to making this campus a warm and empowering place for all to learn, grow, and achieve success on their pathway to careers, future education, and other life aspirations. Our students come from near and far, from the City of Alameda to nearby Oakland, to the greater San Francisco Bay Area and over 50 countries worldwide.
Since opening our doors in 1970, College of Alameda’s exceptional faculty and staff have challenged and equipped students to believe in themselves and reach their highest potential. Our goal is to provide students with a world-class education so that they can achieve their dreams. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our physical campus remains closed, however, we are offering online and hybrid classes as well as our full-range of online student support services.
If you hope to earn a baccalaureate or higher degree, College of Alameda is an excellent first step on that pathway. Our Transfer Center provides a variety of services and workshops for students interested in transferring to four-year colleges or universities after completing associate degrees and transferable courses at CoA. College of Alameda is also an excellent option if you are interested in gaining employment in Apparel Design and Merchandising, Business/Accounting/ Office Administration, Computer Information Systems, Dental Assisting, or Transportation Technology.
At just $46 per unit for California residents, attending College of Alameda is a wise and cost-effective investment in your future. Financial aid is available to those students who are eligible. Please visit the I Can Afford College website for more details. For information on how to enroll, please visit our New Students: Steps for Student Success webpage, or call our Welcome Center at (510) 748-2184.
Thank you for visiting our website. I wish you all the best in your future endeavors! I am confident that, together, we will persevere and come through these challenging times stronger and more united, both as a college and as a community. Stay safe!
Nathaniel Jones III, Ph.D., MBA