Cerro Coso Community College: Ranking & Review

Ridgecrest Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1995 6806
Top 40%

Cerro Coso Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

3,249 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,417 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Cerro Coso Community 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.

Cerro Coso Community College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $20,678 $26,614
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Cerro Coso Community College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,288 $7,224
Fees for full-time undergraduates $2 $2
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $258

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 225 225
Health Professions and Related Programs 72 72
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 41 41
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 39 39
Precision Production 30 30
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 28 28
Legal Professions and Studies 20 20
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 17 17
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 10 10
Psychology 10 10
Mathematics and Statistics 9 9
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 9 9
English Language and Literature & Letters 8 8
Engineering 7 7
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2 2
Visual and Performing Arts 1 1
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians
Grand Total528528

A total of 528 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Cerro Coso Community College.

Graduation rate18%13%22%
  • Full-time retention rate - 57%
  • Part-time retention rate - 27%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff176
Instructional FTE79
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.cerrocoso.edu
Address3000 College Heights Blvd
Ridgecrest, California, 93555-9571
United States
Urbanization levelRural: Fringe