Largest Programs Information

The following table shows the 2023 tuition & fees of the largest programs at CET-El Centro with program length and completion time.
2023 Tuition & Fees of Largest Programs at CET-El Centro
ProgramTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies CostsProgram LengthAverage Completion TimeNational Average (in Vocational schools)
1Welding Technology/Welder $15,500-900 Contact Hours8 Months $10,370
2Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor $11,476-630 Contact Hours6 Months $6,710
3Building Construction Technology $15,249-900 Contact Hours8 Months $13,522
4Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor $5,875-300 Contact Hours4 Months $6,710
5Accounting $15,249-900 Contact Hours8 Months $14,132
6Retailing and Retail Operations $10,754-630 Contact Hours6 Months $10,754

Tuition & Fees Trends Chart

The following chart shows the changes of tuition and books & supplies costs over the past 5 years. The cost is for the Welding Technology/Welder program which is the largest program at CET-El Centro.

2023 Living Costs

The 2023 average living costs is $18,870 including room & board and other living expenses. The living cost at CET-El Centrohas increased by 2.86% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2023 living costs and the cost trends over last 5 years at CET-El Centro.

Living Costs Trends

CET-El Centro 2023 Living Costs
(Off-Campus Living)
YearRoom & BoardOther Expenses

Living Costs Trends Chart