College of Alameda

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Alameda, CA

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How much is the C of Alameda tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, C of Alameda's tuition & fees is $1,148 for California residents and $8,684 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $31,734 for California residents and $39,270 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

C of Alameda Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,148
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,684
Books & Supplies Costs$1,724
Off-campus Room & Board$22,066
Off-campus Expenses$6,796
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,148
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,684

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, C of Alameda' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $13,259.
In-StateOut-of-State
College of Alameda$1,148$8,684
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California 2-4 Years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between C of Alameda and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
College of AlamedaAlameda, CA$1,148$8,684
Canada CollegeRedwood City, CA$1,332$9,508
Cerro Coso Community CollegeRidgecrest, CA$1,384$10,264
Coastline Community CollegeFountain Valley, CA$1,180$9,964
Reedley CollegeReedley, CA$1,334$9,454
Los Angeles Southwest CollegeLos Angeles, CA$1,238$10,130
Los Angeles City CollegeLos Angeles, CA$1,238$10,130
Los Angeles Mission CollegeSylmar, CA$1,238$10,130
Mendocino CollegeUkiah, CA$1,423$8,893
San Diego City CollegeSan Diego, CA$1,150$9,094
San Diego Miramar CollegeSan Diego, CA$1,150$9,094

Financial Aid and COA

At College of Alameda, 2,931 students (59%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $2,032.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at C of Alameda is $37,238 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 109 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $4,738.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$31,734$39,270
Tuition & Fees$1,148$8,684
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$30,586$30,586
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$29,702$37,238
Average Financial Aid$2,032$2,032
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,93159%$2,032
Pell Grants48310%$4,103
Federal Student Loan200%$8,780
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid10984%-
Grants or Scholarships10984%$4,738
Federal Grants9876%$3,831
Pell Grants5341%$4,538
Other Federal Grants9775%$1,391
State/Local Grants9674%$1,469
Institutional Grants0--
Student Loan Aid0--
Federal Student Loans0--
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level5252$6,922
0-30,0003232$7,819
30,001-48,00099$7,102
48,001-75,00077$4,028
75,001-110,00033$3,368
110,001 or more11$7,541

Student Population

College of Alameda has a total of 5,673 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 2,107 male students and 2,876 female students attending C of Alameda. The school offers online degree programs and 4,608 students enrolled online exclusively (81.23% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate4,983 2,1072,876

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Pky, Alameda, CA
Phone510-522-7221
WEBhttps://alameda.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered52 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population5,673
Graduation Rate35%
Transfer-out Rate14%
Retention Rate56% (Full-time), 26% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate30 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties61 (Full-time), 92 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs130 (Full-time), 92 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$86,374
Average Staff Salary$85,805