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Antioch, California (CA) Colleges and Universities

While there are no schools within Antioch, CA, there are 8 schools located within a 25-mile radius, mostly community colleges. Read about which schools are in different categories, including distance to Antioch, lowest net price and highest graduation rate, to find the school for you. All figures come from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Antioch, CA

The area of Antioch is home to a number of 2-year public institutions that provide students with the opportunity to pursue associate's degrees and certificates. In addition, prospective students may also seek bachelor's and advanced degrees at nearby private 4-year institutions. Take a look at the five closest schools.

  • Los Medanos College (6.2 miles)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Concord (12.9 miles)
  • Diablo Valley College (15.2 miles)
  • John F. Kennedy University (15.2 miles)
  • Las Positas College (19.5 miles)

Largest Schools Near Antioch, CA

The majority of the schools in the area are two year institutions. However, there is a range in the population with the largest having over 20,000 students while the smallest campus has just over 200 students.

  • Diablo Valley College (20,089)
  • Solano Community College (9,824)
  • Las Positas College (8,835)
  • Los Medanos College (8,695)
  • Saint Mary's College of California (4,112)

Lowest Net Price

The NCES determines the net price for U.S. colleges and universities by deducting the amount of financial aid first-time undergraduate students enrolled full-time receive from a school's total cost of attendance. Net prices for schools in the region ranged from around $5,700 to $33,500. The following schools had the lowest reported net prices among all schools in the Antioch area, according to NCES figures from 2015-2016. All of these schools offer only associates degrees and certificates.

  • Las Positas College ($5,712)
  • Los Medanos College ($6,086)
  • Diablo Valley College ($7,023)
  • Solano Community College ($7,834)
  • ITT Technical Institute- Concord ($24,517)

Highest Graduation Rate

The NCES bases a school's overall graduation rate on the percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduates who complete their degree programs within 150% of 'normal' time (e.g. six years for a bachelor's degree program). Graduation rates at schools in the area ranged from 30% to 71%. These are the five institutions with the highest rates as of 2015, according to the NCES.

  • Saint Mary's College of California (71%)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Concord (48%)
  • Diablo Valley College (37%)
  • Las Positas College (35%)
  • Los Medanos College (30%)

In Antioch, CA there are a few community colleges where you can seek an associate's degree as well as two four year institutions. These schools vary widely in price, size and graduation rate.

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