Cerritos College: Review & Facts

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Cerritos College is a very large two-year, public school with 22,045 students enrolled. This institution is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Norwalk, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
89
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, and 2-year certificate are offered at Cerritos College.

Cerritos College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 89 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, General Studies, Business, Retailing and Wholesaling, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
71%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Cerritos College is fair at 71% (close to California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
28 : 1
High
The graduation rate at Cerritos College is very low: 25%. About 18% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Cerritos College is a bit disappointing - 28:1. Read more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,000
Low
Average tuition cost is low - about $7,900 per year. The additional fees at Cerritos College not covered by tuition are around $100; which makes it a total of $8,000 per academic year.

Read the details about Cerritos College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Cerritos College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (562) 860-2451 or check Cerritos College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
Cerritos College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Cerritos College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Cerritos College.

Based on the college crime data, Cerritos College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Cerritos College Location and Maps



Post Address: Cerritos College, 11110 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk, California 90650-6298, USA
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