Hero image for Students hold up the letters "Chaffey" as they sit on the grass on campus.
Students hold up the letters "Chaffey" as they sit on the grass on campus.


Whether you graduated from high school a week ago or 20 years ago, we're confident you'll feel right at home at Chaffey College.

At Chaffey, you can pursue 28 degrees that transfer to four-year universities and colleges. Or you can choose from our broad selection of certificates that can help you get a job or promotion. Maybe you're still in high school and want to get ahead of the pack - we can help with that too! 

We offer classes at three Inland Empire locations - Chino, Fontana and Rancho Cucamonga - making it convenient for you to find classes near where you live.

What does the student body look like? It looks like you. The 29,000 students who attend Chaffey every year mirror the diversity of Southern California.

A student sits in front of the Student Services and Administration building

Chaffey's considered a federally-designated Hispanic-Serving Institution because it has a Latino population of more than 25 percent. But you'll find people of many other ethnicities and backgrounds, many represented in our student clubs.

If sports are your passion, you can choose from our 14 athletics programs for men and women. Our Panthers compete in the South Coast Conference and National Central Conference every year.

Does Chaffey offer student support? You bet. Beyond financial aid, counseling and tutoring, we'll help you succeed in many other ways. We provide special services for people such as the disabled, veterans, former foster youth and more. You can even find child care at Chaffey College.

Chaffey College was founded in 1883, making it one of the oldest community colleges in the state. We're proud of our history, and even prouder of our achievements, which include:


Mission and Vision


Chaffey College: Improving lives through education.

Mission Statement

Chaffey College improves lives and our communities through education with a steadfast commitment to equity and innovation to empower our diverse students who learn and thrive through excellent career, transfer, and workforce education programs that advance economic and social mobility for all.

Land Acknowledgment

With respect and honor for the lands we gather on and the leaders before us, we acknowledge the Gabrieleño-Tongva Peoples, the original stewards of these sacred and unceded homelands. The Tonga people’s history, language(s), cultural traditions, and legacy continue to shape this region and we recognize their continuing presence in their homelands.

In the spirit of truth and equity, Chaffey College commits to uplifting the voices of indigenous peoples, building an inclusive and equitable educational environment, and decolonizing the institution. We also encourage members of the Chaffey College community to learn about the land they reside on and the original caretakers and advocate for culturally responsive action.

District Information

Chaffey College is in San Bernardino County and serves students in Rancho Cucamonga, Chino, Chino Hills, Fontana, Montclair, Ontario and Upland as well as the Mt. Baldy and Guasti areas. Chaffey College has campuses in Rancho Cucamonga, Chino and Fontana and serves four school districts: Chaffey Joint Union High School District, the Chino Unified School District, the Fontana Unified School District and the Upland Unified School District.