Cabrillo College: Ranking & Review

Aptos Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 663 2326
Top 14%

Cabrillo College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

4,635 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,102 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Cabrillo College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Cabrillo College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $19,560 $25,320
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Cabrillo College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,104 $6,864
Fees for full-time undergraduates $164 $164
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $286

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 375 375
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 175 175
Health Professions and Related Programs 159 159
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 110 110
Social Sciences 86 86
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 83 83
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 73 73
Visual and Performing Arts 59 59
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 57 57
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 55 55
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 51 51
Psychology 50 50
Physical Sciences 41 41
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 36 36
Personal and Culinary Services 31 31
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 28 28
Mathematics and Statistics 25 25
English Language and Literature & Letters 20 20
Engineering 18 18
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 15 15
Construction Trades 14 14
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 13 13
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 13 13
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 11 11
Philosophy and Religious Studies 9 9
History 9 9
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 4 4
Precision Production 2 2
Grand Total1,6221,622

A total of 1,622 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Cabrillo College.

Graduation rate26%22%29%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 48%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementCabrillo College is a dynamic, diverse, and responsive educational community dedicated to helping all students achieve their academic, career, and personal development goals.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff596
Instructional FTE332
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address6500 Soquel Dr
Aptos, California, 95003
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Midsize