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FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$2,366

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College of Alameda

Also known as Alameda Beauty College

2318 Central Avenue, Alameda, CA

The Peralta Community Colleges is a district made out of 4 California Community Colleges, one of which is the College of Alameda (COA). The district has been established since 1964 and is the considered foundation of higher public education around the Oakland area.

Their vision is that COA a very diverse and supportive community of people seeking knowledge. The College of Alameda has made a commitment towards establishing a very ethical and creative environment to help develop students into critical thinkers and citizens of the world.

The Spanish land of Rancho San Antonio was historically granted to a Spanish sergeant and the name Peralta in particular is a reflection of one of the six cities comprising the college district. In general, residents from the neighboring towns of Albany, Berkeley, Oakland, Piedmont and Alameda are served and there are over 6300 enrolled students. The entire student population is undertaking undergraduate studies, and based upon the population it’s considered a fairly large school.

There's a special Student Services division at College of Alameda which is an established academic support network providing services to ensure the excellence and success of their students. Student Services currently offers help with articulation agreements and guaranteed transfers to 4 year universities, financial aid, health services, transfer programs, etc.

The tuition fee is $46 per semester unit for all Californian residents. International and out-of-state students are also welcome however; the tuition is set at an additional $4,560.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the candidates Alameda Beauty College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits
$8,400

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $1,100-$1,300
    • Out-of-State: $7,500-$8,957
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $46-$55 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $310-$370 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid78%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships78%$5,160
Receiving Student Loans2%$8,081
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, College of Alameda may provide services like:

  • Online classes
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Assistant Program
    • * Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1965)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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Get more information about the programs offered by College of Alameda by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • English Language and Literature

  • Mathematics and Statistics

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