Laney College

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

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How much is the Laney tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Laney'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.

Laney 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, Laney' 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.
Laney College$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 Laney 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.
Laney CollegeOakland, CA$1,148$8,684
Compton CollegeCompton, CA$1,142$8,822
Lake Tahoe Community CollegeSouth Lake Tahoe, CA$1,131$11,067
College of MarinKentfield, CA$1,558$10,828
Merritt CollegeOakland, CA$1,167$8,703
West Hills College-CoalingaCoalinga, CA$1,382$10,082

Financial Aid and COA

At Laney College, 5,174 students (64%) 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 $2,481.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Laney is $36,789 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 147 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 $3,485.
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$29,253$36,789
Average Financial Aid$2,481$2,481
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship5,17464%$2,481
Pell Grants1,21915%$4,275
Federal Student Loan330%$7,634
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid14781%-
Grants or Scholarships14781%$3,485
Federal Grants12770%$2,979
Pell Grants5530%$4,696
Other Federal Grants12670%$952
State/Local Grants10759%$1,252
Institutional Grants0--
Student Loan Aid0--
Federal Student Loans0--
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level5656$6,595
110,001 or more11$1,380

Student Population

Laney College has a total of 9,653 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 3,816 male students and 4,352 female students attending Laney. The school offers online degree programs and 4,563 students enrolled online exclusively (47.27% of all students).
Undergraduate8,168 3,8164,352

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address900 Fallon Sreet, Oakland, CA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered118 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population9,653
Graduation Rate26%
Transfer-out Rate13%
Retention Rate48% (Full-time), 30% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate26 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties97 (Full-time), 201 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs232 (Full-time), 201 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$88,718
Average Staff Salary$71,538