Skyline College is one of three comprehensive community colleges within the San Mateo County Community College District. The District also includes Cañada College in Redwood City, and the College of San Mateo.
Opened in 1969, Skyline College is located just south of San Francisco in San Bruno on a site overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The College serves a diverse population, drawing a wide ethnic and socio-economic range of local and international students to its dynamic campus.
Skyline College is committed to developing culturally rich and globally informed educational opportunities for an annual population of over 17,000 students.
Students can choose from more than 100 degree and certificate programs to achieve their educational goals in an affordable and supportive environment. Key transfer agreements set with a wide range of public and private colleges including UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Davis and San Francisco State University make Skyline College a top destination for students hoping to transfer to a four-year college or university.
Skyline College is also committed to preparing a highly skilled workforce and has been recognized nationally for its efforts. Skyline College and the Workforce Investment Board (WIB) have worked with Genentech and other biotechnology companies to place workers trained by the college in jobs formerly limited to those with four-year degrees.
Our College mission to empower and transform a global community of learners informs our campus-wide “Call to Consciousness” that highlights the value of examining everything we do through the lens of social justice, both as educators and as students. Educators at Skyline College are committed to a culture of inquiry and innovation that continually surfaces new ways of enhancing academic excellence through campus diversity and equity.
The College brings together complementary student success resources within academic divisions to provide excellent educational programs, state-of-the-art technology, and integrated services and instruction that strive to seamlessly blend education with the resources that enhance it.