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Welcome to the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office

The California Community Colleges is the largest system of higher education in the nation, with 2.1 million students attending 113 colleges. Our colleges provide students with the knowledge and background necessary to compete in today’s economy. With a wide range of educational offerings, the colleges provide workforce training, basic courses in English and math, certificate and degree programs and preparation for transfer to four-year institutions.

Our Mission

The mission of the California Community Colleges Board of Governors and the Chancellor's Office is to empower the community colleges through leadership, advocacy and support.

Important notice for Corinthian students

The California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, in conjunction with other state and federal agencies, is working to assist students who have been affected by the recent regulatory actions involving Corinthian colleges. Our 113 colleges, which serve 2.1 million students, are ready to help students who wish to pursue their educational goals at community college. Students can find resources on financial aid, enrollment, student performance outcomes and career orientation at as well as at the following link at the California Department of Justice web site Also, you may want to view the "Corinthian College Closures: Next Steps for Students" power point presentation from a webinar held May 4, 2015 - (ppt) (pdf)
More information for students and parents.

Discover California's Community Colleges

Want to learn more about California Community Colleges? Here you will find information, tools and stories about our education system and what's going on throughout the system.
More information about the Student Success Initiative.

Student Success

The Student Success Task Force recommended 22 specific policy changes to improve educational achievement in the California Community Colleges.
More information about the Chancellor's System Operations.

Chancellor's Office System Operations

The Chancellor’s Office has nine divisions and each is led by a vice chancellor, performing vital tasks to keep the Chancellor’s Office running smoothly.
More information about system demographics and statistics on Datamart

Research & Analysis

Datamart answers the questions posed by administrators, educators, parents, students, state leadership, and professional organizations by providing information on students, courses, student services, outcomes and faculty and staff.
View our many reports and check out other information resources.

Reports & Resources

The California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office provides various reports throughout the year to the Governor's Office and legislature. These reports provide information on various key functions within the system.

To read the current and archived reports, visit our Reports & Resources section.