Palo Alto Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Palo Alto Colleges and Schools

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Of Note For College Students

  • Palo Alto is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Palo Alto.

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Pacific Oaks College

San Jose, CA

Pursue your education at Pacific Oaks College.

  • Program Categories: Liberal Arts
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Unitek College

Fremont, CA; San Jose, CA

Unitek College™ is a privately held vocational school dedicated to helping you gain the skills needed to advance your career or begin a brand new career. 

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

National Holistic Institute

San Jose, CA

At National Holistic Institute, our history and network of relationships in the field continue to help our graduates succeed. With campuses across California, we offer a comprehensive massage therapy training program that prepares our graduates for a successful career in massage therapy. Whether you are looking to start your career or take it to the next level, NHI has a program for you.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma
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Colleges in Palo Alto with Selective Admissions

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

Institute of Transpersonal Psychology
1069 East Meadow Cr
Palo Alto, CA 94303

  • Programs: psychology courses, clinical psychology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 482 students, 348 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning.
  • Notable: Career counseling.
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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
Atherton Colleges 1 7,194 680 409
Belmont Colleges 1 25,123 1,491 482
Cupertino Colleges 1 50,546 24,115  
Los Altos Hills Colleges 1 7,902 18,132  
Redwood City Colleges 2 75,402 6,191  
Sunnyvale Colleges 3 131,760 401 50

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