School Overview

Cuesta College is a Public, 2-4 years college located in San Luis Obispo, California. Cuesta ranked 280th in Community Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 10,093 (all undergraduate) and student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1. It is a Associate's - Public Rural-serving Medium school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.
Cuesta College is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.
Contact Information
AddressHighway 1, San Luis Obispo, CA 93403-8106
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School Category
School TypePublic, 2-4 years
Carnegie CategoryAssociate's - Public Rural-serving Medium
Highest Degree OfferedAssociate's degree

Admission Information

Cuesta College has an open admission policy (any students can attend with high school diploma or a certificate of attendance or General Educational Development (GED) certificate). Contact the school to get more information.
Open Admission Policy

Tuition & Fees

Cuesta's 2022 tuition & fees is $1,338 for California residents and $8,702 for out-of-students.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$1,338$8,702
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 10,093 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 8,486 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students10,093
Undergraduate Students10,093
Online Enrollment8,486

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs104 Programs
Number of online programs2 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
2-4 Year Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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