2022 Student Population

A total of 18,656 students have enrolled at Cerritos College (all undergraduate).
By gender, 8,592 male and 10,064 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 6,735 full-time students and 11,921 part-time students.
The number of students at Cerritos College is very large compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Cabrillo College and Chabot College, its population is very large (average population is 12,098).
Cerritos College offers online degree/certificate programs and 7,532 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 8,592 male and 10,064 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.85 to 1 and the ratio is higher (more men students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

Population by Gender/Attending Status at

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 13,015 Hispanic students (69.76%) and 1,717 White students (9.20%) at Cerritos College(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Cerritos College.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

Population by Race/Ethnicity at Cerritos College
American Indian or Alaska Native582434
Black or African American1,202511691
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander613724
Two or More Races414190224
Race/Ethnicity Unknown615282333
Total 18,6568,59210,064

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 10,994 students whose age under twenty five and 4,748 students whose age is over thirty years old at Cerritos College.
Especially, 884 students are younger than eighteen and 88 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Cerritos College.

Enrollment by Student Age Table

Population by Student Age at Cerritos College
Total18,656 8,59210,064
Under 18884 347537
18-194,545 2,1842,361
20-212,975 1,4501,525
22-242,590 1,2171,373
25-292,902 1,3601,542
30-341,870 8541,016
35-391,103 475628
40-491,134 422712
50-64553 220333
65 and over88 5236
unknown12 111
Total 18,656 8,59210,064

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At Cerritos College, 14,639 students (78.47% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 7,532 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 7,479 students live in California where Cerritos College is located in and 0 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
Number of Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes7,532
Enrolled Some in Online Classes7,107
Not Enrolled in Online Classes4,017
Online Student Population by Student Location
Number of Students
Total (Enrolled Excl.)7,532
California Residents7,479
Other State in U.S.0
Outside of U.S.33

Online Enrollment Chart