The Bay Area is home to 28 community colleges in 12 counties spanning five economic subregions: North Bay, East Bay, Mid-Peninsula, Silicon Valley and Santa Cruz/Monterey.
The Central Valley/Mother Lode region is home to 15 community colleges in 15 counties.
The Far North region is home to seven community colleges spanning 15 counties and encompasses the Northern Inland and Northern Coastal economic subregions.
The Greater Sacramento region is home to eight community colleges in seven counties.
The Inland Empire/Desert region is home to 12 community colleges in Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
The Los Angeles region is home to 19 community colleges. With more than 10 million residents, L.A. is the largest county in the nation.
The Orange County region is home to nine community colleges and one adult education center.
The San Diego/Imperial region, also known as the southern border region of California, is home to 10 community colleges across San Diego and Imperial counties.
South Central Coast
The South Central Coast region is home to eight community colleges serving San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura and northern Los Angeles counties.