Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) is the largest regionally accredited, independent school of art and design in the western United States. more
California State University, East Bay's Oakland Center provides an affordable, convenient, and all-inclusive solution for your meeting and training needs. With 5,600 square feet of flexible-format meeting rooms, you can count on all the space and equ... more
Holy Names University (HNU) was founded by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary in 1868 on the shores of Lake Merritt. In 1957, the campus was moved from Lake Merritt to a wooded, sixty-acre site in the Oakland Hills. An academic community... more
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All adults can profit from instruction and are eligible for admission to Laney College. 1 block from the Lake Merritt Bart station. Laney College is an institution in Oakland, California, providing lifelong learning opportunities in academic and... more
The June Steingart Gallery at Laney College provides an accessible and professionally managed art gallery, reflecting the rich cultural diversity that exists on the Laney campus and the sorrounding Bay Area community. Changing contemporary art exhibi... more
Merritt College is a public, comprehensive two-year college. It is one of the four colleges of the Peralta Community College District. more
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Founded in 1852, MILLS is an independent liberal arts college for women, with graduate programs for both women and men. The curriculum fosters excellence: MILLS educates its students to think critically and communicate responsibly and effectively, t... more
Patten University, founded in 1944, is a private institution of higher education accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).* At Patten University students learn the skills they need to become national and international lead... more
Samuel Merritt University, originally founded in 1909 as a hospital school of nursing, is a fully accredited health sciences institution located in Oakland, California. Samuel Merritt offers undergraduate degrees in nursing and graduate degrees in nu... more
The Valley Center for the Performing Arts (VCPA) is a unique performance and convening facility at Holy Names University in the Oakland hills. It houses two separate theatres; large audiences up to 390 can be accommodated in the Regents’ Theatr... more