Graduation Rate
26.76%
Transfer-out Rate
12.56%
Retention Rate
72.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at Cerritos College is 26.76% last year which is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California. 441 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 1,648 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is average where the average graduation rate of the schools is 28.70%.
The transfer-out rate is 12.56% that is extremely higher (many students transferred-out) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California. The retention rate (full-time students) is 72% that is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

Next table summarizes the outcome measures with number of students at Cerritos College. 441 students have completed and 207 students have transferred out to other institute. In addition, 395 students still enrolled and 605 students have left the school before completing program.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalMenWomen
Total (Candidates)1,648814834
Completers441
(26.76%)
206
(25.31%)
235
(28.18%)
Transfer-out207
(12.56%)
104
(12.78%)
103
(12.35%)
Still Enrolled395
(23.97%)
183
(22.48%)
212
(25.42%)
No Longer Enrolled605
(36.71%)
321
(39.43%)
284
(34.05%)

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

Below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by program length and completion time. The number in parenthesis is graduation rate. The numbers and rate for the 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and rate for that period. For example, 14 students have completed in 2 years and additional 30 students have completed in 3rd year (for less than 2 years programs).
Graduation Rate by Completion Time
TotalMenWomen
150% normal time (Overall)441
(26.76%)
206
(25.31%)
235
(28.18%)
150% normal time (Less than 2 years programs)30
(1.82%)
10
(1.23%)
20
(2.40%)
150% normal time (2 but less than 4 years programs)411
(24.94%)
196
(24.08%)
215
(25.78%)
100% normal time (Overall)151
(9.16%)
- -
100% normal time (Less than 2 years programs)14
(0.85%)
- -
100% normal time (2 but less than 4 years programs)137
(8.31%)
- -

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total26.76% (441/1,648) 25.31% (206/814) 28.18% (235/834)
Asian45.36% (44/97) 36.73% (18/49) 54.17% (26/48)
Black (Non-Hispanic)18.95% (18/95) 23.26% (10/43) 15.38% (8/52)
Hispanic24.57% (286/1,164) 23.13% (133/575) 25.98% (153/589)
White38.67% (29/75) 36.59% (15/41) 41.18% (14/34)
Two or More Race34.69% (17/49) 34.62% (9/26) 34.78% (8/23)
Unknown21.15% (11/52) 8.00% (2/25) 33.33% (9/27)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity