Adult Education

Schools, classes, colleges and universities offering adult education in Milpitas, Fremont, San Jose and general Silicon Valley area of California.

Next semester enrollment now open at most.

Community Colleges

DeAnza College
DeAnza offers not only traditional on-campus courses, but also a wide range of alternative learning options such as learning by watching videos, on television and online distance learning.

Evergreen College
Evergreen offers a wide variety of classes.

Evergreen College Campus
at Milpitas High School
Photo by Stan Olszewski/SOSKIphoto

Evergreen College Courses at MHS Campus
San Jose City College is excited to share with you a great opportunity that gives you free parking and free use of textbooks if you take your classes at Milpitas Extension.

Foothill College
Foothill, as well as offering on-campus courses, offers world-wide access through its online and telecourses.

Gavilan College
Community campuses in the south end of Silicon Valley, in Gilroy, Morgan Hill and Hollister.

Mission College
Learn English as a Second Language online, right here! Online registration available.

Ohlone College
Located in Fremont at the base of Mission Peak, this community college is utilized by Milpitans.

San Jose City College
City College offers a strong core of general education and majors’ courses for students who intend to transfer to four-year colleges and universities.

West Valley College
Located in Saratoga, on the west side of Silicon Valley. Flexible course options including online and distance learning.

ESL – English As A Second Language

ESL – English as a Second Language
English classes for non-native English speakers in Milpitas, Fremont, San Jose and general Silicon Valley area.

Research Centers

Rock Center
Harvard Business School Silicon Valley outpost located at 3000 Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park. Cases have focused on topics such as the issues faced by very early stage companies.


Cogswell Polytechnical College
One of the oldest private colleges in the country, noted for its computer graphics and animation programs.

DeVry Fremont
Jumpstart your career with a degree from DeVry University
· Complete your bachelor’s degree in as little as 2-3 years
· Programs in business, IT, engineering and more
· Leading firms actively recruit from DeVry
Closest campus: 2160 Lundy Ave, Suite 250, San Jose, CA 95131

San Jose State University
A metropolitan university in the heart of downtown San Jose, within commuting distance of Milpitas.

Santa Clara University
A top private college offering undergraduate and graduate degrees, noted for its law and business schools.

Silicon Valley University
Ceased operation spring 2018. Lost accreditation. Site still up to help students get records and refunds. 1649 South Main Street. 408-956-9898, 408-956-9834.

Stanford University
Top private research university located in Palo Alto, about 20 miles from Milpitas.

University of California Santa Cruz Extension
Great place to get those post grad classes you need for a top job in Silicon Valley. Search on Milpitas for classes in town. Other facilities not too far away either. Map and Directions.


Milpitas Adult Education Programs
Helps adult students achieve academic success, vocational goals, and personal enrichment. Located in the Samuel Ayer Education Center, Building 400.

Silicon Valley Career Technical Education Center
Metropolitan Education District (MetroED) operates Silicon Valley Career Technical Education Center (SVCTE) and Silicon Valley Adult Education (SVAE). Annually, MetroED collectively serves almost 11,500 students by providing state-of-the-art Career Technical Education and Adult Education programs.

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