Skyline College in San Bruno is part of the San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) and offers an excellent education to students from all over the Bay Area. The 111-acre site, just west of Skyline Boulevard in San Bruno, is conveniently available to residents of South San Francisco, Daly City, Colma, Brisbane, San Bruno, and Pacifica. Although its chief service area is northern San Mateo County, Skyline enrolls students from the entire district.
Skyline College opened in 1969 and is one of three community colleges in the San Mateo County Community College District. The District also includes Cañada College in Redwood City, and the College of San Mateo. SMCCCD has served the educational needs of hundreds of thousands of county residents since 1922 when the San Mateo Junior College first opened its doors.
Students love Skyline because of its convenient location, low cost, comprehensive program offerings and availability of programs, flexible scheduling, and student-centered environment.
Skyline College offers opportunities for students of all ages. Through Skyline's Guaranteed Transfer Program, many Skyline graduates transfer to numerous four-year colleges and universities. Other Skyline college students graduate and achieve an Associate in Arts (A.A.) or Associate in Science (A.S.). Students achieve employment and advancement in business and industry after earning certificates from Skyline's 43 Certificate programs. Some certificate programs offered include:, Automotive Technology, Biotechnology, Cosmetology, many areas of Business, Early Childhood Education, Respiratory Therapy, Surgical Technology, and Telecommunications & Network Information Technology.
Skyline College is committed to preparing a highly-skilled workforce for the new economy and has been recognized nationally for its efforts. Skyline 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.Skyline College provides a convenient way to fulfill educational goals and offers short courses starting throughout the semester to the community for continuing education. – less–ZoomInfo