Laney College


Laney College is the largest of the four Peralta Community College District campuses and one of the nation's oldest community colleges.

The Laney College service area includes Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland, and Piedmont. It also draws students from the Greater Bay Area because of its reputation for diversity and high-quality technical training.

Laney College offers associate degrees in more than 20 liberal arts and science fields; a significant number of graduates go on to attend 4-year colleges and universities, including the University of California and California State University systems.

Laney College has preserved and continuously updated a remarkable set of career and technical (CTE) programs. These programs include traditional trade areas like Electrical Technology (state-certified), Welding, Industrial Maintenance, Machining, and Carpentry. The college has also developed new programs in other advanced technology fields such as Building Automation Systems (one of three programs in the USA), Digital Design, Medical Device Engineering Technology, 3-D design and Rapid manufacturing, and Advanced Lighting Technology. The college offers programs in the applied arts such as Professional Photography and Graphic Design.

Laney College has one of the few Restaurant Management programs in the Bay Area and a world-class Baking and Pastry program.

Finally, Laney College is a national leader in sustainability education. Energy efficiency and related sustainability-themed courses can be found in many different departments. Laney College educates, supports, and inspires students to excel in an inclusive and diverse learning environment rooted in social justice.



Fallon Street,900
94607 Oakland, California, USA

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