Hayward Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Hayward Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Hayward, California

There are at least 7 colleges in Hayward, listed and described below. These schools represent 26,812 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 20,280 full-time students, and a reported 1,286 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Chabot College and California State University-East Bay.

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Argosy University

Alameda, CA

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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 Hayward with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

California State University-East Bay
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
Hayward, CA 94542

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, liberal arts and sciences, psychology, education, sociology, criminal justice and safety, computer science, social work
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 13,124 students, 12,466 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,286 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 390-510. Math: 400-520.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Life Chiropractic College-West
25001 Industrial Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94545-2800

  • Programs: chiropractic
  • Degrees/Certificates: First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 427 students.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Hayward Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Chabot College
25555 Hesperian Blvd
Hayward, CA 94545

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, child development, biology, business, registered nursing, medical assistant, administrative assistant, office management
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 13,229 students, 7,771 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services.

Vallecitos CET
597 C St
Hayward, CA 94541-5027

  • Programs: medical assistant, computer and media applications, property management, construction, word processing
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 32 students, 43 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.
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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
Alameda Colleges 2 72,259 5,979  
Belmont Colleges 1 25,123 1,491 482
Fremont Colleges 6 203,413 11,867  
Moraga Colleges 1 16,290 3,801 1,553
Oakland Colleges 14 399,484 25,531 1,612
Redwood City Colleges 2 75,402 6,191  

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