There are 62 colleges within 50 miles of Oakland. Located in California with a population of 390,724, the closest colleges are ranked by distance from Oakland. The nearest college is Patten University at a distance of 1.2 miles from Oakland center. This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable options or not ready for a full four year program, consider local Oakland community colleges.


List of Colleges near Oakland
College Location Distance from Oakland
Patten University
Enrollment: Tuition: $8,036
Oakland, California 1 miles from Oakland center
Argosy University San Francisco Bay Area
Enrollment: 330 Tuition: $13,560
Alameda, California 2 miles from Oakland center
College of Alameda
Enrollment: 6,283 Tuition: $1,156
Alameda, California 3 miles from Oakland center
Holy Names University
Enrollment: 1,049 Tuition: $35,666
Oakland, California 3 miles from Oakland center
ITT Technical Institute Oakland
Enrollment: 173 Tuition: $18,048
Oakland, California 2 miles from Oakland center
Laney College
Enrollment: 11,667 Tuition: $1,156
Oakland, California 3 miles from Oakland center
Mills College
Enrollment: 1,397 Tuition: $44,258
Oakland, California 2 miles from Oakland center
Lincoln University
Enrollment: 574 Tuition: $10,215
Oakland, California 3 miles from Oakland center
Merritt College
Enrollment: 6,647 Tuition: $1,156
Oakland, California 3 miles from Oakland center
SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary
Enrollment: 588 Tuition: $10,144
Oakland, California 4 miles from Oakland center
California College of the Arts
Enrollment: 1,975 Tuition: $43,708
Oakland, California 5 miles from Oakland center
Berkeley City College
Enrollment: 7,164 Tuition: $1,156
Berkeley, California 7 miles from Oakland center
Expression College for Digital Arts
Enrollment: 429 Tuition: $23,747
Emeryville, California 7 miles from Oakland center
Saint Marys College of California
Enrollment: 4,030 Tuition: $42,930
Moraga, California 8 miles from Oakland center
University of California Berkeley
Enrollment: 38,189 Tuition: $13,431
Berkeley, California 7 miles from Oakland center
Academy of Art University
Enrollment: 13,800 Tuition: $20,340
San Francisco, California 10 miles from Oakland center
American Conservatory Theater
Enrollment: 46 Tuition: $26,951
San Francisco, California 10 miles from Oakland center
California Culinary Academy
Enrollment: 380 Tuition: $14,787
San Francisco, California 10 miles from Oakland center
Chabot College
Enrollment: 13,457 Tuition: $1,138
Hayward, California 11 miles from Oakland center
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Francisco
Enrollment: 395 Tuition: $29,930
San Francisco, California 10 miles from Oakland center
Heald College San Francisco
Enrollment: Tuition: $13,620
San Francisco, California 10 miles from Oakland center
Heald College Hayward
Enrollment: Tuition: $13,620
Hayward, California 11 miles from Oakland center
San Francisco Art Institute
Enrollment: 599 Tuition: $41,272
San Francisco, California 11 miles from Oakland center
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Enrollment: 379 Tuition: $42,210
San Francisco, California 11 miles from Oakland center
The Art Institute of California San Francisco
Enrollment: 791 Tuition: $18,744
San Francisco, California 11 miles from Oakland center
California State University East Bay
Enrollment: 15,528 Tuition: $6,564
Hayward, California 12 miles from Oakland center
City College of San Francisco
Enrollment: 23,391 Tuition: $1,598
San Francisco, California 13 miles from Oakland center
University of San Francisco
Enrollment: 10,797 Tuition: $42,634
San Francisco, California 12 miles from Oakland center
Contra Costa College
Enrollment: 6,355 Tuition: $1,298
San Pablo, California 15 miles from Oakland center
San Francisco State University
Enrollment: 30,256 Tuition: $6,476
San Francisco, California 14 miles from Oakland center
Diablo Valley College
Enrollment: 19,694 Tuition: $1,298
Pleasant Hill, California 16 miles from Oakland center
Skyline College
Enrollment: 9,681 Tuition: $1,447
San Bruno, California 16 miles from Oakland center
College of San Mateo
Enrollment: 8,889 Tuition: $1,324
San Mateo, California 17 miles from Oakland center
ITT Technical Institute Concord
Enrollment: 233 Tuition: $18,048
Concord, California 17 miles from Oakland center
Notre Dame de Namur University
Enrollment: 1,855 Tuition: $32,608
Belmont, California 18 miles from Oakland center
California Maritime Academy
Enrollment: 1,075 Tuition: $6,558
Vallejo, California 21 miles from Oakland center
Heald College Concord
Enrollment: Tuition: $13,620
Concord, California 20 miles from Oakland center
Canada College
Enrollment: 6,477 Tuition: $1,344
Redwood City, California 22 miles from Oakland center
College of Marin
Enrollment: 5,490 Tuition: $1,488
Kentfield, California 22 miles from Oakland center
Dominican University of California
Enrollment: 1,863 Tuition: $42,550
San Rafael, California 21 miles from Oakland center
Menlo College
Enrollment: 787 Tuition: $38,750
Atherton, California 22 miles from Oakland center
Las Positas College
Enrollment: 8,912 Tuition: $1,138
Livermore, California 23 miles from Oakland center
Ohlone Community College
Enrollment: 10,193 Tuition: $1,162
Fremont, California 24 miles from Oakland center
Stanford University
Enrollment: 16,980 Tuition: $46,320
Stanford, California 23 miles from Oakland center
Unitek College
Enrollment: 821 Tuition: $24,265
Fremont, California 23 miles from Oakland center
Los Medanos College
Enrollment: 8,861 Tuition: $1,298
Pittsburg, California 26 miles from Oakland center
Cogswell College
Enrollment: 633 Tuition: $16,640
Sunnyvale, California 27 miles from Oakland center
Foothill College
Enrollment: 15,448 Tuition: $1,551
Los Altos Hills, California 29 miles from Oakland center
Mission College
Enrollment: 8,576 Tuition: $1,174
Santa Clara, California 29 miles from Oakland center
Heald College San Jose
Enrollment: Tuition: $13,620
Milpitas, California 31 miles from Oakland center
The Art Institute of California Sunnyvale
Enrollment: 226 Tuition: $18,744
Sunnyvale, California 30 miles from Oakland center
University of Phoenix Bay Area Campus
Enrollment: Tuition: $11,308
San Jose, California 29 miles from Oakland center
De Anza College
Enrollment: 22,512 Tuition: $1,542
Cupertino, California 33 miles from Oakland center
Santa Clara University
Enrollment: 8,680 Tuition: $45,300
Santa Clara, California 33 miles from Oakland center
Solano Community College
Enrollment: 9,964 Tuition: $1,416
Fairfield, California 33 miles from Oakland center
Napa Valley College
Enrollment: 6,257 Tuition: $1,142
Napa, California 35 miles from Oakland center
San Jose City College
Enrollment: 8,445 Tuition: $1,338
San Jose, California 35 miles from Oakland center
San Jose State University
Enrollment: 32,773 Tuition: $7,378
San Jose, California 35 miles from Oakland center
The National Hispanic University
Enrollment: Tuition: $8,196
San Jose, California 36 miles from Oakland center
West Valley College
Enrollment: 8,799 Tuition: $1,186
Saratoga, California 37 miles from Oakland center
Evergreen Valley College
Enrollment: 8,691 Tuition: $1,338
San Jose, California 41 miles from Oakland center
Sonoma State University
Enrollment: 9,408 Tuition: $7,330
Rohnert Park, California 46 miles from Oakland center

All tuition data is sourced from the 2015/2016 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey. Tuition may exclude fees. Please consult school detail page for comprehensive cost information.