At Chaffey, our mission is to inspire hope and success by improving lives and our community in a dynamic, supportive, and engaging environment of educational excellence where our diverse students learn and benefit from foundation, career, and transfer programs.
Founded in 1883 and one of the first colleges to be established in California, Chaffey College is a 2-year community college in an area of natural beauty in Southern California, 1 hour east of Los Angeles. The campus occupies 200 acres of rolling lawns in the foothills of the majestic San Gabriel mountains. The college offers excellent academic preparation for transfer to prestigious 4-year colleges and universities nationwide.
Chaffey was named a top 10 finalist for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College
Excellence, the nation's preeminent recognition of high achievement and performance in America's community colleges. The Prize, awarded every 2 years, recognizes outstanding institutions selected from a pool of more than 1,000 public community colleges nationwide.