Corona Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Corona Colleges and Schools

Located 45 miles southeast of Los Angeles, the town of Corona offers an ethnically-diverse population with first rate amenities and high levels of educational attainment. Within the city limits, you'll find 394 acres of parks with plenty of opportunity for outdoor recreation and sports enjoyment. The city also offers plenty in terms of culture and entertainment, including a large public library and the Fender Museum of Music and Arts.

Because so many Corona residents find value in higher education, the city is home to two schools that had a total enrollment 572 students in 2014. While no large institutions of higher education reside in the Corona, the two schools call Corona home offer a wide range of four-year and two-year degrees, plus certificates and career diplomas.

Colleges in Corona, California

ITT Technical Institute - Corona

  • Tuition and fees: $18,048
  • Overall graduation rate: not reported

With 446 students enrolled in 2014, ITT Technical Institute of Corona focuses on preparing Corona students for careers in technology and computer-related fields. Bachelor's and associate degrees available at this campus include those in information technology, electronics technology, drafting and design, and business.

Salon Success Academy - Corona

  • Tuition for 2014-15: $18,400
  • Books and supplies: $2,700
  • Overall graduation rate (Fall 2011): 72%

As a less-than-two-year institution with a focus on career advancement in beauty and barbering, Salon Success Academy offers career diplomas and certificates in cosmetology, aesthetics, and barbering. Enrollment included 126 students in 2014, and the schools boasts a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Facts for Corona, California College Students


Although Corona is considered a suburb of some of the larger cities nearby, it is home to more than its share of economic opportunity. Businesses with headquarters in Corona include the Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, Monster Beverage, Saleen, Watson Pharmaceuticals, and West Coast Customs. Employers offering the most jobs in the Corona area include the Corona - Norco school district, Corona Regional Medical Center, Watson Pharmaceuticals, and the City of Corona. Median household income in Corona was $77,123 in 2013, and the median housing value was $324,600.


Out of Corona's 159,503 residents in 2013, 25.1 percent were foreign born. Further, 41.2 percent of Corona residents spoke a language other than English at home that year. Out of adults ages 25-64, 25.8 percent held a Bachelor's degree in 2013, and 83.3 percent held a high school diploma. Additionally, 67.3 percent of Corona residents owned their home from 2009-2013.

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Corona, California is the perfect place for businesses and individuals seeking a better life. In addition to a high standard of living, high levels of employment, and plenty of educational opportunity, Corona offers more than 34 million square feet of industrial space and more than 3 million square feet of office space either in existence or currently being planned.


  1. About Corona, City of Corona, http://www.discovercorona.com/About-Corona.aspx
  2. College Navigator, National Center for Education Statistics, California, https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?s=CA
  3. State & County QuickFacts, U.S. Census Bureau, Corona, http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/06/0616350.html

Featured Colleges in the Corona Area (QuickSchools™)

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The Art Institutes system of schools

San Bernardino, CA; Santa Ana, CA; North Hollywood, CA

With an education from an Art Institutes school, imagine what you could create.

  • Program Categories: Art and Design
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor

UEI College

Ontario, CA; Riverside, CA

At UEI College, we want you to succeed. We’re like a family and we want you to be a part of it.

  • Program Categories: Business, Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety, Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma

Intercoast Colleges

Riverside, CA

Get your career started with Intercoast Colleges.

  • Program Categories: Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health, Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate

Platt College

Ontario, CA

Turn your talents into a career at nationally recognized and accredited Platt College.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Associate

Universal Technical Institute

Rancho Cucamonga, CA; Long Beach, CA

At Universal Technical Institute (UTI), you won’t just train for a career. 

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Irvine, CA; Los Angeles, CA

Pursue a certificate, master, or doctorate degree in Psychology at The Chicago School for Professional Psychology.

  • Program Categories: Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master

San Joaquin Valley College

Ontario, CA

San Joaquin Valley College - A Private Junior College.

  • Program Categories: Business, Health, Healthcare and Nursing, Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Associate, Certificate

Argosy University

Orange, CA; Ontario, CA

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Program Categories: Business, Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety, Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Lake Forest Colleges 2 58,707 51  
Ontario Colleges 9 158,007 446  
Pomona Colleges 6 149,473 25,653 3,107
Rancho Cucamonga Colleges 3 127,743 19,527  
Riverside Colleges 6 255,166 52,136 8,170
Upland Colleges 2 68,393 197  

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