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Crafton Hills College
11711 Sand Canyon Road, Yucaipa, CA 92399

65 miles east of L.A. on
the way to Palm Springs

Whether your goal is to transfer to a four-year college or to get job training for a new career, Crafton Hills College (CHC) in Yucaipa can help you with your future.

As one of the 112 colleges in the California community college system, Crafton Hills College is committed to providing citizens in the region with an accessible higher education. The philosophy of California's community colleges is that education is the key to better jobs, a better economy, and a better quality of life.

Crafton has an enrollment of about 6,200 students. The small size of the college allows for much more one-on-one communication between instructors and students. It is located on the rolling hills above the cities of Yucaipa and Redlands.

The college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the accrediting body for California and the Western Pacific.

StudentsCrafton Hills offers 37 degree programs and 35 occupational certificate plans. See a list of our Courses and Programs.

Financial aid is available, and students are encouraged to visit the CHC Financial Aid Office to see if they qualify.



The main objectives of CHC are: Campus from main stairs

  • Serving students interested in transferring to four-year colleges and universities to obtain bachelor's degrees;
  • Serving students interested in obtaining two-year associate degrees;
  • Providing career and technical education programs that offer opportunities in training, retraining, and skill building;
  • Providing general education for students interested in taking a few courses to increase job effectiveness;
  • Providing lifelong learning

Other Information:
College Colors: Green and Gold
College Mascot: Roadrunner