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Cuesta College is a Public, 2-4 years college located in San Luis Obispo, California. Cuesta ranked 48th in Community Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 9,661 (all undergraduate) and student to faculty ratio is 25 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.
The following table shows the basic characteristic of Cuesta College and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
|Address||Highway 1, San Luis Obispo, CA 93403-8106|
|Net Price Calculator||https://misweb.cccco.edu/npc/641/npcalc.htm|
|School Type||Public, 2-4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Associate's - Public Rural-serving Medium|
|Highest Degree Offered||Associate's degree|
Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics
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. The application fees are -$1 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✔|
|Graduate Application Fees||-$1|
Tuition & Fees
Cuesta's 2023 tuition & fees is $1,340 for California residents and $9,348 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 7.42% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($8,702).
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$1,340||$9,348|
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 9,661 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 4,999 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Degree Information and Campus Life
Cuesta offers 140 programs (all undergraduate). 3 out of the 140 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Cuesta
|Number of programs||140 Programs|
|Number of online programs||3 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||1 Year Certificate|
2 Year Certificate
2-4 Year Certificate
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✗|
|On-campus day care for students||✔|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|