CISL Pathway Partner - Laney College

“Laney Leads”


Laney College is the largest of the four Peralta Community College District  schools (the others include Berkeley City College, Merritt College, and College of Alameda). Located in historic Downtown Oakland and just a few miles from Lake Merritt and the Oakland Estuary, the college provides students the opportunity to study in an area with thriving urban and natural environments. Its excellent location makes it a perfect college for students living throughout the Bay Area, and its many transfer agreements appeal to students who plan on receiving a four-year degree from a prestigious college or university.

School Highlights:

  • Excellent location in charming Downtown Oakland
  • Easily accessed by BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit)
  • Facilities include a student center, library, quad, theater, and gymnasium
  • Opportunity to study at Peralta’s three other campuses (College of Alameda, Merritt College, and Berkeley City College)
  • Extensive programs within the “Degree with a Guarantee” to ensure acceptance to a CSU
  • Helpful Office of International Education to aid new students

Guaranteed Transfer Programs: 

  • Business Administration
  • Journalism
  • International Relations
  • Legal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • And more

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laney college

Location: Oakland, California (San Francisco Bay Area)

Student Population: 18,000

Popular Programs Include:

  • Journalism
  • Culinary Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Machine Technology
  • Ethnic Studies

For a full list of programs, visit:

On-campus Housing: The Office of International Education assists students with housing and homestay options.

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