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Foothill College Ranked Number One for Large Community Colleges by Education Reference Desk

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Updated 10:21 AM CDT, Mon, May 20,2019

Education Reference Desk has released new rankings on the top community colleges in California based on graduation and transfer rates and Foothill College has been named number one for large schools.

Draper, UT -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/20/2019 -- In 2015, California ranked 20th nationally in community college graduation and transfer rates, making it one of the most ambitious states in the country for improving the chance of its students in the broader world of employment.

Community colleges are known for creating courses with a direct impact on careers, and so they are frequently judged according to transfer and graduation rates and post-graduation employment. has recently released rankings of California's top community colleges and Foothill College has come number one in the large college rankings.

The new rankings for the top community colleges in California for 2019 has just been published on and the rankings are broken into the top community colleges by size. With small, medium and large colleges getting their own rankings, there are three number one schools to choose from in California. Each of these categories includes 10 of the best schools in the region that are the most popular choice for students and their parents.

Here is the complete list of the most prestigious community colleges in California for 2019, as presented at

Large Schools
1. Foothill College
2. De Anza College
3. Diablo Valley College
4. Cyprus College
5. Saddleback College
6. Orange Coast College
7. Santa Barbara City College
8. Santa Monica College
9. San Diego Miramar College
10. College of the Canyons

Medium Schools
1. Irvine Valley College
2. Las Positas College
3. Ohlone College
4. West Valley College
5. Santiago Canyon College
6. MiraCosta College
7. Napa Valley College
8. Moorpark College
9. Golden West College
10. Monterey Peninsula College

Small Schools
1. College of the Siskiyous
2. West Hills College-Lemoore
3. Lake Tahoe Community College
4. West Hills College-Coalinga
5. College of the Redwoods
6. Lassen Community College
7. Columbia College
8. Mendocino College
9. Porterville College
10. Copper Mountain Community College

A spokesperson for explained, "Foothill College, ranked #1, has been found to be the very best large community college in California, beating out stiff competition from its rivals. Foothill has an impressive student success scorecard, comprehensive learning and sports facilities, and unbeatable teaching staff. With a broad range of courses available, all of which are geared toward careers in their respective industries, the school is doing all it can to ensure its students go on to be California's leading lights."

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