The local colleges surrounding La Serna include: Cal State Fullerton, Cal State LA, Cal State Long Beach, Cal State Dominguez Hills, UC Irvine, Whittier College, Rio Hondo Community College, Fullerton College, Cerritos Community College, Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC), and East Los Angeles College (ELAC).
The University of Californiais home to more than 208,000 students and, in turn, to their parents and families. Each year, UC campuses welcome thousands of new students with another 60,000 more on their way over the next decade.
California Community Collegesis a system of two-year public institutions, composed of 109 colleges statewide organized into 72 districts, serves more than 2.5 million students and represents the largest system of higher education in the world.