Cuyamaca College: Review & Facts

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Cuyamaca College is a medium two-year, public school with 9,000 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1978 and is one of the 5 schools located in El Cajon, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
44
Fair
At Cuyamaca College you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Cuyamaca College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 44 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Biology, Management, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
71%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before 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.

Cuyamaca College student retention rate is fair at 71% (close to California average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
27 : 1
High
The graduation rate at Cuyamaca College is low: 30%. About 15% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Cuyamaca College is a bit disappointing - 27:1. Learn more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,000
Low
Average tuition cost is low, about $6,900 annually. The additional fees at CC beyond tuition are nearly $100; which makes it a total of $7,000 a year.

Read the details about Cuyamaca 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
The school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Cuyamaca College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (619) 660-4000 or check Cuyamaca College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
Safe
Cuyamaca College offers a distance learning option 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 CC, 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
At present there is no on-campus housing at Cuyamaca College.

Based on the college crime information, Cuyamaca College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Cuyamaca College Location and Maps



Post Address: Cuyamaca College, 900 Rancho San Diego Pky, El Cajon, California 92019, USA
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