Community Colleges
#237 in Community Colleges

Overview

Cerritos College is ranked 237th in Community Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Cerritos College by comparing key academic facts to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.
  • It has relatively expensive tuition & fees of $10,026.
  • It has very large number of students of 21,745.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (155 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Cerritos are $10,026 (out-of-state rate) and it is relatively expensive compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Cerritos College $10,026

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges $8,177

2-4 Years Colleges $13,123

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California $7,935

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Cerritos is 27% and it is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Cerritos College 27%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 34%

2-4 Years Colleges 47%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California 33%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at Cerritos is 13% and it is extremely higher (many students transferred-out) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Cerritos College 13%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 17%

2-4 Years Colleges 16%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California 10%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Cerritos is 72% and it is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Cerritos College 72%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 61%

2-4 Years Colleges 65%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California 70%

Student Population

The total student population at Cerritos is 21,745 and its population very large compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Cerritos College 21,745

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 5,796

2-4 Years Colleges 3,035

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California 11,761

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Cerritos is $3,410 which is 34.01% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Cerritos College $3,410

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges $4,837

2-4 Years Colleges $4,948

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California $4,718

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Cerritos is 25 to 1 and the ratio is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Cerritos College 25 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 18 to 1

2-4 Years Colleges 17 to 1

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California 25 to 1

Number of Programs

Cerritos offers 155 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Cerritos College 155

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 68

2-4 Years Colleges 39

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California 97