Why Chaffey?


Chaffey College serves the population of the vibrant Inland Empire of western San Bernardino County. Located within 60 miles of major metropolitan areas and attractions, our community enjoys beautiful weather and is ideally situated for those seeking beaches, mountains, hiking trails, deserts, theme parks, cultural attractions and entertainment. Cities within Chaffey College’s service area offer a range of affordable housing, excellent schools, and local entertainment and culture such the Toyota Arena in Ontario and the Victoria Garden’s Cultural Center in Rancho Cucamonga. Click on the links below to learn more about cities within our community.


Our Campuses

Chaffey College includes three campuses conveniently located and freeway accessible in the cities of Rancho Cucamonga, Fontana and Chino. Each campus offers its own unique benefits to the community. The college offers a variety of services and support regardless of the campus students, faculty and staff call home. A commitment to student learning and success is demonstrated through multiple success centers and a diverse menu of course options including online and accelerated courses. The college is equally committed to professional development through the faculty success center and programs designed for staff. Chaffey College has a rich history having recently celebrated its 130th anniversary and proudly including notable alumni such as Beverly Cleary, author and recipient of the 1984 Newbery Medal; Rollie Fingers, major league baseball pitcher; and Frank Zappa, musician.

The Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga Campus is the largest of the three campuses and serves approximately 14,873 students per term. The Rancho Cucamonga campus offers a full range of student services, instructional programs, and houses college administrative departments. Students, faculty, and staff at the Rancho Cucamonga Campus enjoy the new student center and dining commons, theatre, Wignall Museum and new sports facilities.

Learn more about the Rancho Cucamonga campus. 

The Chaffey College Fontana campus serves approximately 2,571 students per term and offers a full range of courses and student services. Students, faculty and staff have the benefit of a central location, modern buildings and comfortable social space in the café.

Learn more about the Fontana campus.

The Chaffey College Chino campus serves approximately 3,133 students per term and offers a full range of student services and courses. This campus serves as the primary location for programs in culinary arts, fashion design, health sciences, industrial electricity and interior design. The college community, businesses and residents enjoy the amenities of the Chino campus’ artfully designed Chaffey College Chino Community Center, and students benefit from the fully equipped Chino Information Technology Center.

Learn more about the Chino campus. 

Our Commitment

Chaffey College is committed to capturing perceptions of its community by surveying faculty, staff, and administrators. As identified in responses to the Fall 2012 Faculty and Staff Climate Survey, Chaffey College is pleased to present the results below.

Chaffey College is perceived by all employees (full-time faculty, adjunct faculty, managers, and staff) as:

  • Friendly
  • Socially Comfortable
  • Supportive
  • Sensitive to the Needs of Faculty and Staff
  • Safe
  • Welcoming
  • Respectful
  • Reputable
  • Concerned About Me
  • Fair
  • Tolerant
  • Culturally Sensitive


High ratings were received across all employee groups relative to the following statements:

  • Adequate opportunities to engage in diversity-related initiatives
  • My experiences at Chaffey College have exposed me to diverse opinions, cultures and values
  • I would recommend Chaffey College as a good place to work
  • I see myself as part of the campus community
  • Most employees respect other employees’ viewpoints that are different from their own

Learn more about our climate survey results.