Laney College is the largest of the four colleges of the Peralta Community College District which serves northern Alameda County. Located in the heart of vibrant, multicultural downtown Oakland, Laney features the cosmopolitan atmosphere and human energy of a big-city university. Laney gives its 14,000-plus students ready access to the city’s formidable intellectual, cultural, and natural resources. With renowned programs in such fields as Journalism, Culinary Arts, Mathematics, Machine Technology, and Ethnic Studies, Laney has been a leader in academic and vocational education for decades.
Laney College, located in downtown Oakland, California, is a diverse, urban
community college committed to student learning. Our learner-centered college
provides access to quality transfer and career- technical education,
foundation skills and support services. These educational opportunities
respond to the cultural, economic, social, and workforce needs of the greater
Bay Area and increase community partnerships and global awareness.
We encourage and support creativity, collaboration and risk-taking. We foster
and promote innovation in the design, development and implementation of the
latest technologies in engineering manufacturing and building sciences.