Cerritos College

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Demographics - Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Surrounding community: Small city (inside urban area pop. under 100000)
Total Population - Urban: 103211
Total Population - Rural: N/A
Households: 26860
Median Household Income: 46012
Families: 22499
Population - African American: 5264
Population - Asian: 12925
Population - American Indian / Alaskan Native: 1837
Population - White (including Hispanic): 50180
Population - Pacific Islander: 658
Population - Other: 37388

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Undergraduate: Associates
Graduate: N/A
Undergraduate Population: Higher part-time two-year
Enrollment: Exclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & Setting: Very large two-year

Student Enrollment Demographics

  Men Women Total
Non Resident Alien 303 333 636
Black Non-Hispanic 654 1055 1709
Hispanic 4832 6213 11045
Asian / Pacific Islander 1291 1539 2830
American Indian / Alaskan Native 62 67 129
White Non-Hispanic 1538 1542 3080
Race Unknown 1444 1561 3005

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance Learning: Yes
ROTC - Army / Navy / Air Force: No
ROTC - Army: No
ROTC - Navy: No
ROTC - Air Force: No
Study Abroad: Yes
Weekend College: Yes
Teacher Certification: No

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

  In District In State Out of State
Full-time Undergraduate Tuition $560 $624 $4,392
Full-time Undergraduate Required Fee $48 $86 $86
Part-time Undergraduate per Credit Hour $20 $20 $173
Full-time Graduate Tuition $ $ $
Full-time Graduate Required Fee $ $ $
Part-time Graduate per Credit Hour $ $ $
Total Cost of Attendance (On Campus) $2,030 $710 $4,478
Total Cost of Attendance (Off Campus without Family) $15,314 $15,314 $19,234
Total Cost of Attendance (Off Campus with Family) $5,360 $5,360 $9,280

Admission Details

Full-time Enrollment: 52%
Part-time Enrollment: 48%
Enrollment - In State: 90%
Enrollment - Out of State: 10%
Percent of Students International: 1%

Admission Criteria

Open Admissions: Yes
High School - GPA: N/A
High School - Rank: N/A
High School - Record: N/A
College Preparation Completion: N/A
Recommendations: N/A
Formal Competency Demo: N/A
Admission Test Scores: N/A
TOEFL: N/A
Other Tests: N/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience: Yes
Advanced Placement (AP): Yes

Student Services

Remedial Services: Yes
Academic / Career Counseling: Yes
Part-time Cost-defraying Employment: Yes
Career Placement: Yes
On-Campus Day Care: Yes
Library Facility: Yes

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required: No
Dorm Capacity: N/A
Meals per Week: N/A
Room Fee: N/A
Board Fee: N/A

Student Financial Aid Details

  % of Students Avg. Amount Users
Federal Grant Aid 34% $3,360 492
State & Local Grant Aid 44% $902 756
Institutional Grant Aid 10% $435 100
Student Loan Aid 2% $3,308 29
Any Financial Aid Type 46% $785

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Tenure System: Yes
Average Full-time Salary - Female: 78358
Average Full-time Salary - Male: 79717
Number of Full-time Faculty - Female: 162
Number of Full-time Faculty - Male: 136
Number of Part-time Faculty: 486
Total Benefits: 5985202

Certificate Programs Offered

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Associate's Degree Programs Offered

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      • Accounting
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  • Social Sciences

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  • Mathematics and Statistics

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