West Sacramento, California (CA) Colleges and Universities

There are 15 not-for-profit schools within a 25-mile radius of West Sacramento, California. These public and private non-profit institutions have been categorized into four lists to help you choose one that makes sense for you.

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Around West Sacramento, college choices for prospective students primarily include 2-year and 4-year public colleges, along with a handful of private institutions. We've broken them down into distinct categories based on things like price and location, according to data from the National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to West Sacramento, CA

The closest schools to West Sacramento are mostly within 10 miles. Most of them are 2-year and 4-year public institutions located in Sacramento or in nearby cities, offering students options for both undergraduate and graduate-level study.

  • Sacramento City College (4.3 miles away in Sacramento)
  • California State University-Sacramento (5.5 miles away in Sacramento)
  • Charles A Jones Career and Education Center (6.3 miles away in Sacramento
  • Cosumnes River College (7.8 miles away in Sacramento)
  • Woodland Community College (10.9 miles away in Woodland)

Largest Schools Near West Sacramento, CA

The largest schools near West Sacramento, California, all had more than 18,000 students as of fall 2015. They are all 2-year and 4-year public institutions.

  • University of California-Davis (35,186 students)
  • California State University-Sacramento (30,284 students)
  • American River College (29,381 students)
  • Sacramento City College (22,690 students)
  • Sierra College (18,218 students)

Lowest Net Price

NCES net prices show the average cost of attending a school once financial aid has been subtracted from tuition, fees, and other expenses. For the 2014-2015 year, these following schools had the lowest net price for full-time undergraduate students.

  • Woodland Community College ($6,373)
  • Charles A Jones Career and Education Center ($7,013)
  • Sierra College ($8,428)
  • Sacramento City College ($8,551)
  • American River College ($8,622)

Highest Graduation Rate

The graduation rates published by NCES indicate what percentage of students complete their academic programs within 150% of 'normal time' (e.g., three years for an associate's degree). The following schools had the highest overall rates in the area for full-time undergraduates who entered into programs in 2009 or 2012, for 4-year and 2-year programs respectively.

  • University of California-Davis (85% graduation rate)
  • Charles A Jones Career and Education Center (84% graduation rate)
  • William Jessup University (55% graduation rate)
  • California State University-Sacramento (46% graduation rate)
  • Sierra College (32% graduation rate)

The public and private non-profit schools in and around West Sacramento, California, have been organized by their locations, sizes and other categories to help you decide on one that is most appropriate for you.

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