Mt. Diablo USD to host 7th annual College Fair Oct. 24

More than 100 representatives from colleges, universities, trade schools, and other higher education options scheduled to attend.

WHAT:  Mt. Diablo Unified School District (MDUSD) 7th Annual College Fair

WHEN: Thursday, October 24, 6-8 p.m.

WHERE: Ygnacio Valley High School, 755 Oak Grove Rd., Concord, 94518 (Get directions)

BACKGROUND: MDUSD is pleased to host its 7th Annual College Fair, welcoming more than 100 representatives from colleges and universities across the country in addition to numerous local educational and career training institutions.  The event is ideal for students in their junior and senior year and offers an unparalleled opportunity to get answers to questions about educational choices and pathways following high school and make informed decisions about options after high school.

The College Fair is open to students and parents/guardians from the following MDUSD high schools:

  • College Park
  • Concord
  • Mt. Diablo
  • Northgate
  • Ygnacio Valley
  • Olympic
  • Nueva Vista/Summit
  • Prospect/Horizon
  • Crossroads
  • Gateway
  • Diablo Community Day School

Students must present their MDUSD student ID in order to attend the fair.  For additional information, please contact event coordinators at

Some of the participating schools and colleges include:

  • Arizona State University
  • Azusa Pacific Universtiy
  • Biola University
  • Boise State University
  • Cal Maritime
  • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • California College of the Arts
  • California Lutheran University
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu
  • Clarkson University
  • Columbia Community College
  • CSU East Bay
  • CSU Sacramento
  • DePaul University
  • Diablo Valley College
  • Dominican University of  California
  • Drexel University
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Fresno Pacific University
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Haverford College
  • Hawaii Pacific University
  • High Point University
  • Holy Names University
  • Humboldt State University
  • Marist College
  • Maryville University
  • Menlo College
  • Mills College
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Northwestern Polytechnic University


  • Notre Dame de Namur University
  • Pacific University Oregon
  • Portland State University
  • Purdue University
  • Saint Martin’s University
  • Saint Mary’s College of California
  • San Francisco Academy of Art University
  • San Francisco Art Institute
  • San Francisco State University
  • San Jose State University
  • Santa Clara University
  • Seton Hall University
  • Sierra Nevada – College of Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • Simpson University
  • Soka University
  • Sonoma State University
  • Southern Oregon University
  • Southwestern University
  • St. John’s University
  • Swarthmore College
  • Temple University
  • The Princeton Review
  • The University of Alabama
  • The University of Arizona
  • The University of Iowa
  • The University of Texas at Dallas
  • UC Berkeley
  • UC Davis
  • UC Irvine
  • UC Los Angeles
  • UC Merced
  • UC Riverside
  • UC San Diego
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • UC Santa Cruz
  • United States Army
  • Universal Technical Institute
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • University of Idaho
  • University of La Verne
  • University of Minnesota Twin Cities
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Portland
  • University of Redlands
  • University of San Diego
  • University of Southern California
  • University of the Pacific
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wyoming
  • US Coast Guard Academy
  • Washington State University
  • Western Oregon University
  • Whittier College
  • William Jessup University
  • Year Up Bay Area

About Mt. Diablo Unified

Mt. Diablo Unified, located in Contra Costa County, is honored to serve nearly 32,000 students at one of more than 50 school sites in the cities of Clayton, Concord, Pleasant Hill; portions of Martinez, Pittsburg and Walnut Creek; and the unincorporated communities of Bay Point, Lafayette, and Pacheco. As part of a richly diverse community, MDUSD families represent numerous ethnic communities, speaking nearly 50 different languages and dialects. We offer award-winning innovative programs in Career Technical Education (CTE); Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM); extensive visual and performing arts programs; and rich foreign language and dual immersion offerings. MDUSD is pleased to have the only International Baccalaureate (IB) program in Contra Costa County at Ygnacio Valley High School; Oak Grove Middle School is an approved candidate for the IB Middle Years Programme. MDUSD has one of only three middle college programs regionally, our College Now program, enabling high school juniors and seniors to earn college credits while also meeting high school graduation requirements. MDUSD also has implemented the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) program across the district, K-12.  Learn more at

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