Cerritos College: Ranking & Review

Norwalk Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1160 4107
Top 25%

Cerritos College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

5,811 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,328 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Cerritos 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.

Cerritos College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $20,730 $28,094
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Cerritos College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,288 $8,652
Fees for full-time undergraduates $58 $58
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $309

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 479 479
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 401 401
Health Professions and Related Programs 143 143
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 96 96
Personal and Culinary Services 91 91
Social Sciences 91 91
Psychology 63 63
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 60 60
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 55 55
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 50 50
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 50 50
Precision Production 47 47
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 34 34
Legal Professions and Studies 27 27
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 24 24
Visual and Performing Arts 23 23
English Language and Literature & Letters 19 19
Physical Sciences 17 17
History 14 14
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 12 12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 12 12
Architecture and Related Services 10 10
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 7 7
Mathematics and Statistics 6 6
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4 4
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 3 3
Engineering 3 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1 1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Education
Grand Total1,8421,842

A total of 1,842 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Cerritos College.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate24%21%27%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 57%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff837
Instructional FTE473
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitecerritos.edu
Address11110 Alondra Blvd
Norwalk, California, 90650-6298
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
Phone5628602451