Pleasant Hill College

Find Pleasant Hill 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.


Carrington College California-Pleasant Hill 380 Civic Drive Pleasant Hill CA 94523 925-609-6650


Diablo Valley College 321 Golf Club Road Pleasant Hill CA 94523 925-685-1230

John F Kennedy University 100 Ellinwood Way Pleasant Hill CA 94523 925-969-3300

Paul Mitchell The School East Bay 100 Crescent Drive Pleasant Hill CA 94523 925-691-7687

About Pleasant Hill Colleges

Pleasant Hill Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Pleasant Hill, 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.

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  • Pleasant Hill 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
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Types of Pleasant Hill Colleges

There are several types of Pleasant Hill colleges, each of which offers different degree programs. Four-year Colleges in Pleasant Hill typically offer Bachelor's degrees in science or liberal arts, and may also offer graduate-level degrees. Pleasant Hill 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. Pleasant Hill Universities offer a wider range of degree programs. At the graduate level, Universities offer multiple programs leading to Master's and Doctoral degrees.

Pleasant Hill Public & Private Colleges

Colleges in Pleasant Hill can be public or private. Pleasant Hill 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 Pleasant Hill Private Colleges and Universities. Appointed boards of trustees oversee Public Universities. Private Colleges and Universities in Contra Costa 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 Pleasant Hill, California

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