N/A

Acceptance Rate

$5,901

Avg.Financial Aid

001161

FAFSA Code

About Cerritos College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

21,745

Website

www.cerritos.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

ACCJC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

Cerritos College was is a Public institution that was established in the year 1955 and is located in Los Angeles. Cerritos College campus area holds 135 acres in the city of Norwalk and is one of the top community colleges in Los Angeles County. In the year 1971, Cerritos Junior College District was changed to Cerritos Community College District. Cerritos College Foundation was established in 1979. On September 17, 2015, Cerritos College celebrated its 60 years. Cerritos College campus is constructed in 135 acres which has numerous buildings and constructions. This makes it geographically convenient for all the students to travel from different parts of the world. 

  • The student-faculty ratio of the college is 24: 1.

  • The total student population is 20,979, in which 6,765 are full-time and 14,214 are part-time students. 

  • College accreditation - The college is regionally accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges(ACCJC) and Western Association of Schools and Colleges(WASC).


Online Education at Cerritos College

University offers a diverse range of programs both online and offline. Offline courses are offered as they are cost effective and have the flexibility of the schedule.

  • Cerritos College majors include Legal Professions and Studies, Education, Psychology, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Visual and Performing Arts, and many more.

  • Some of its online programs Associate in Physical Sciences, Associate in Mathematics and Statistics, Associate in Engineering, Associate in Visual and Performing Arts, Associate in Legal Professions and Studies and many more.

  • The college uses advanced tools and resources to train its non-traditional students.

For more info on Tuition and Cost


Reviews 

The college has received positive reviews over the years is a popular choice among the students. Some of its reviews are:

  • The faculty and staff are friendly and are always ready to extend their valuable support to the students.

  • The college gives lots of learning opportunities to the students through its clubs that allow them to explore their talents. It also has online courses that allow the students' flexibility of their schedule.

Location & Contact

Address

11110 Alondra Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5628602451
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. The ranking of a college is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. Usually, the rankings by Forbes and US News are considered noteworthy by applicants and experts. Cerritos College doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$3,561

Average Annual Cost

$1,288

Books And Supplies

$1,854

Other Fees

$58

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to CC. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $27,386. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

25:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

72%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

49%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$94

Faculty Overview

43%

Male Professors

57%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

430 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

401 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

96 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

83 Graduates

Psychology, General

63 Graduates

Sociology

55 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

55 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

54 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

50 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

50 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

47 Graduates

Cosmetology and Related Personal Gr...

44 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

39 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

27 Graduates

Legal Support Services

27 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

24 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

23 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

22 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

18 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

15 Graduates

History

14 Graduates

Chemistry

13 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

12 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

12 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

12 Graduates

Biology, General

11 Graduates

Architectural Sciences and Technolo...

10 Graduates

Anthropology

9 Graduates

Political Science and Government

9 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

8 Graduates

Woodworking

8 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

7 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

7 Graduates

Human Services, General

7 Graduates

Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

6 Graduates

Economics

6 Graduates

Journalism

6 Graduates

Mathematics

6 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

5 Graduates

Engineering Technology, General

5 Graduates

International Business

5 Graduates

Real Estate

5 Graduates

Computer Systems Analysis

4 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

4 Graduates

Physics

4 Graduates

Engineering, General

3 Graduates

Dance

2 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

2 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

2 Graduates

Graphic Communications

2 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

2 Graduates

Music

2 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

2 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

1 Graduates

Computer Programming

1 Graduates

Computer Science

1 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

1 Graduates

Philosophy

1 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

1 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

21,745

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

41%

Full-time

30%

Part-time

70%

Students Gender

Male

49%

US National: 44%

Female

51%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

3% White

7% Unknown

1% Black

72% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

8% Asian

6% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

1%

Out Of State

98%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$55,859 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Falcons

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

324

Total Female Athletes

146

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Water Polo

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Water Polo

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The students at CC have an incredible breadth to learn and turn into change-makers. Since the campus life of students assumes a fundamental part in their development and improvement, students at CC are encouraged to invest their energy in learning and developing themselves. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 48% and 52%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$24,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$31,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$6,125

$13,184

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$64 - 137

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

81%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,901

Students Receiving Federal Grants

61%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,593

Students Receiving State Aid

80%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,403

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

23%

Average Aid Per Year

$170

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$7,791

$30K - $48K

$7,683

$48K - $75K

$4,960

$75K - $110K

$2,626

> $110K

$142

Financial Aid is the financial assistance provided by the college in terms of loans, scholarships, grants, work-study, and others to help a student meet their educational expenses. The aim to provide financial aid to the students is to make their education affordable without any obstacle. The students are required to fill to FAFSA forms in order to avail the benefits.

Cerritos College FAFSA/Federal School Code is 001161

  • Cerritos College scholarships include The Gates Scholarships, Hispanic Dental Association Scholarship, Mitchell Scholarship, The Rhodes Scholarships, and many others. 

  • Federal Aid includes Cal Grants, Pell Grants, Cal Works, Chafee Grants, Child Development Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG). The college offers Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans. 

  • The college also encourages work-study that gives the students an opportunity to earn money and pay for their academics. 

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