Cerritos College

Norwalk, CA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 17,437
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional
Highest degree awarded: Associate
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Two-year, very large // mixed part/full-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 45% / 55% (2017)

First generation college students: 59.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 7.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.7% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 53.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 33.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 23.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 17.4% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 9.3%
Black: 6.4%
Hispanic: 70.1%
Asian: 7.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.3%
2+ races: 2.2%
Non-resident alien: 0.4%
Unknown race: 3.3%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $13,286
In-State tuition: $1,346
Out-of-State tuition: $10,026

Estimated books and supplies: $1,126 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $20,764 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $26,968 (2017)
Median Family Income: $19,002 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 36.5%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 2.1%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $8,447 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $90 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $5,003
$30k-48k $5,432
$48k-75k $8,228
$75k-110k $10,570
$110k+ $12,427

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 93.3% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $8,447 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,345 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $8,243 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $9,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 70.9% (2015)
@3 year 75.3% (2017)
@5 year 64.1% (2014)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 25.7% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 29.4% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $38,721 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $37,939 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Associate's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 1
Associate's Degree Graphic Communications. 5
Associate's Degree Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Systems Analysis. 1
Associate's Degree Computer Systems Analysis. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications. 4
Associate's Degree Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 4
Associate's Degree Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services. 14
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Culinary Arts and Related Services. 50
Associate's Degree Culinary Arts and Related Services. 24
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Educational/Instructional Media Design. 3
Associate's Degree Engineering, General. 24
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Engineering Technology, General. 36
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians. 4
Associate's Degree Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 23
Associate's Degree Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 12
Associate's Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Associate's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Associate's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 10
Associate's Degree American Sign Language. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 77
Associate's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 132 $27,489 ($2,291)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Legal Support Services. 36 $54,037 ($4,503)
Associate's Degree Legal Support Services. 24
Associate's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 52
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 1238
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 432 $9,750 $35,748 ($2,979)
Associate's Degree Biology, General. 37
Associate's Degree Botany/Plant Biology. 2
Associate's Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 2
Associate's Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 4
Associate's Degree Mathematics. 34
Associate's Degree Biological and Physical Sciences. 216 $8,945 $22,709 ($1,892) $45,641 ($3,803)
Associate's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 31
Associate's Degree Philosophy. 5
Associate's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 3
Associate's Degree Physics. 26
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 16
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 11
Associate's Degree Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 22
Associate's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 12
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma International Business. 15
Associate's Degree International Business. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Real Estate. 10
Associate's Degree Real Estate. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations. 14
Associate's Degree General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations. 22
Associate's Degree History. 20 $28,537 ($2,378)
Associate's Degree Chemistry. 23
Associate's Degree Computer Science. 12
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services. 107 $13,809 ($1,151) $17,476 ($1,456)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Architectural Sciences and Technology. 7
Associate's Degree Architectural Sciences and Technology. 17
Associate's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Communication and Media Studies. 50
Associate's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 51 $39,097 ($3,258)
Associate's Degree Journalism. 9
Associate's Degree Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Graphic Communications. 2
Associate's Degree Psychology, General. 139 $32,252 ($2,688)
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 113 $41,351 ($3,446)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Services, General. 5
Associate's Degree Human Services, General. 4
Associate's Degree Anthropology. 15
Associate's Degree Economics. 14
Associate's Degree Geography and Cartography. 13
Associate's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 2
Associate's Degree Political Science and Government. 25
Associate's Degree Sociology. 101 $35,529 ($2,961)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 48
Associate's Degree Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 27
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 133
Associate's Degree Precision Metal Working. 26
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Woodworking. 13
Associate's Degree Woodworking. 4
Associate's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dance. 2
Associate's Degree Dance. 5
Associate's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 11
Associate's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 2
Associate's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 14
Associate's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 27
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 18
Associate's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 22 $40,604 ($3,384)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 22
Associate's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 33 $62,451 ($5,204) $67,867 ($5,656)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 42 $19,468 ($1,622)
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 51 $52,192 ($4,349) $44,574 ($3,715)
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 79 $16,332 $79,812 ($6,651) $100,485 ($8,374)
Associate's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 41 $50,389 ($4,199)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 809 $8,021 $49,556 ($4,130)
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 304 $7,975 $50,540 ($4,212)
Associate's Degree Music. 8


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $99,657
Full time faculty: 37%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 26.0

School's endowment start of year:
School's endowment end of year: