For 50 years, Cañada College has provided enriching and life-changing educational opportunities for the residents of San Mateo County – something we take much pride in.
And now, it’s time to celebrate!
Please join the festivities and share in Cañada College’s achievements through its history and special memories. As part of the golden anniversary, the College Community has planned an exciting schedule of events throughout the year and we encourage you to visit this website often as other events and activities will be added throughout the year.
For 50 years, Cañada College has provided enriching and life-changing educational opportunities for the residents of San Mateo County. With the support and guidance from award-winning faculty and staff, residents can pursue certificates and degrees for career training or to serve as a transfer gateway to four-year colleges and universities.
Located in the heart of the Silicon Valley, Cañada College offers hundreds of day, evening, and weekend courses in more than 40 quality instructional programs, including sciences, business, multimedia, medical assisting, the arts, and technical training.
The College also provides extensive basic skills training and innovative student support services in counseling, orientation, certificate and degree planning, transfer assistance, and tutoring.
Cañada College provides our community with a learning-centered environment, ensuring that all students have equitable opportunities to achieve their transfer, career education, and lifelong learning educational goals. The College cultivates in its students the ability to think critically and creatively, communicate effectively, reason quantitatively, and understand and appreciate different points of view within a diverse community.
Cañada College is committed to being a preeminent institution of learning, renowned for its quality of academic life, its diverse culture and practice of personal support and development, extraordinary student success, and its dynamic, innovative programs that prepare students for the university, the modern workplace, and the global community.
- Transforming Lives
- High Academic Standards
- Diverse and Inclusive Environment
- Student Success in Achieving Educational Goals
- Community, Education, and Industry Partnerships
- Communication and Collaboration
- Engaging Student Life