Laney College


Laney College

Laney College


Located in the centre of Oakland, Laney College is the largest of the four colleges served in the district. With over 11,500 students, students can choose between the 44 associated degrees being offered (which which 11 of those are for transfer).

Most popular majors include Journalism, Culinary Arts, Mathematics, Machine Technology, and Ethnic Studies.

The Basics

Settingin Oakland
School TypeUSA Community College
TuitionApprox. US$12,000
HousingNot available
School Website
StateCalifornia (CA)
Nearest CityOakland
Year Founded1953
Admission RequirementHKDSE/F.6
Academic CalendarSpring/Fall
Level OfferedAssociate degree, 2-year University Transfer Program
EnrollmentApproximately 11,500 students
International Studentsapproximate 5.2%
Student-Teacher Ratio
MapMap link

Campus facilities

Centrally located, just a few minutes walk from the train station.


Accounting, African Studies, Anthropology, Architecture / Engineering, Art, Fine Arts, Asian and Asian Studies, Banking and Finance, Biology, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Woodworking, Ceramics, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Information Systems, Construction Management, beauty, culinary arts, dance, economics, education, engineering, English, entrepreneurship, ethnography, geography / geology, graphic arts, health education, history / political sciences, humanities, philosophy, Mechanical Technology, Management and Surveillance, Marketing and Sales, Mathematics, Mexican and Latin American Studies, Music, Indian Studies, Photography, Physical Education, Physical Science, Psychology, Real Estate, Retail Management, Sociology, Theater Arts, Welding Technology, wood technology and so on.