San Diego County CA College

Find San Diego County, California colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools. Colleges and universities provide information on degree programs, such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, masters degrees, doctorate degrees, and trade certifications, college applications, financial aid, tuition, and student alumni resources.


Advanced Training Associates 1810 Gillespie Way El Cajon CA 92020 619-596-2766


Alliant International University 10455 Pomerado Road San Diego CA 92131 866-825-5426

Argosy University-San Diego 1615 Murray Canyon Road San Diego CA 92108 619-321-3000

Associated Technical College-San Diego 707 Broadway San Diego CA 92101

Avance Beauty College 750 Beyer Way San Diego CA 92154 619-575-1511

Bellus Academy El Cajon 1073 East Main Street El Cajon CA 92021 619-442-3407

Bellus Academy-National City 1520 East Plaza Boulevard National CA 91950

Bellus Academy-Poway 13266 Poway Road Poway CA 92064

Bethel Seminary San Diego 6116 Arosa Street San Diego CA 92115 619-325-5200

CET-San Diego 4153 Market Street San Diego CA 92102 408-287-7924

California College San Diego 6602 Convoy Court San Diego CA 92111 619-293-0190

California College San Diego 277 Rancheros Drive San Marcos CA 92069 760-621-4333

California College San Diego 22 West 35th Street National CA 91950 619-680-4421

California Hair Design Academy 8011 University Avenue La Mesa CA 91942 619-461-8600

California Miramar University 9750 Miramar Road San Diego CA 92126 858-653-3000

California State University San Marcos Bookstore 333 South Twin Oaks Valley Road San Marcos CA 92078 760-750-4730

California Western School of Law 225 Cedar Street San Diego CA 92101 619-239-0391

Coleman University 8888 Balboa Avenue San Diego CA 92123 858-499-0202

Concorde Career College-San Diego 4393 Imperial Avenue San Diego CA 92113 619-688-0800

Cuyamaca College 900 Rancho San Diego Parkway El Cajon CA 92019 619-660-4000

About San Diego County Colleges

San Diego County Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in San Diego County, CA. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
  • San Diego County Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements
Types of San Diego County Colleges

There are several types of San Diego County colleges, each of which offers different degree programs. Four-year Colleges in San Diego County typically offer Bachelor's degrees in science or liberal arts, and may also offer graduate-level degrees. San Diego County Junior Colleges and Community Colleges offer Associate degrees in two-year programs. In most cases, students earning two-year Associate degrees can apply their credited work towards a four-year degree at another College. San Diego County Universities offer a wider range of degree programs. At the graduate level, Universities offer multiple programs leading to Master's and Doctoral degrees.

San Diego County Public & Private Colleges

Colleges in San Diego County can be public or private. San Diego County Public Colleges are generally established as Universities offering a full range of degree programs. Most Public Universities are run by California State. Public Universities receive a portion of their funding from the California government, which makes their tuition comparatively lower than San Diego County Private Colleges and Universities. Appointed boards of trustees oversee Public Universities. Private Colleges and Universities in San Diego County rely on tuition and fundraising as their main revenue sources, and they tend to have more expensive tuition than Public Universities.

Accredited Colleges in San Diego County, California

There are numerous independent accrediting agencies that establish the operating standards for educational institutions in San Diego County. Colleges that maintain educational standards associated with reputable institutions of higher learning can obtain accreditation from an accrediting authority. San Diego County accredited Colleges are generally viewed as schools that meet acceptable levels of quality.