Los Medanos College
Public University|Community College
About Our College
The name, meaning "inland sand dunes" in Spanish, refers to the sand dunes that characterize its location in eastern Contra Costa County along the Sacramento River and in the foothills of Mt. Diablo. Opened in 1974, the college is part of Contra Costa Community College District, along with Contra Costa College and Diablo Valley College. Enrollment was 8,658 students in Spring 2017. In 2022, graduation was held for the first time since 2020.