Cuyamaca College: Ranking & Review

El Cajon Rank United States Rank World Rank
2 2307 7551
Top 45%

Cuyamaca College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

3,249 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,748 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Cuyamaca 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.

Cuyamaca College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $18,386 $24,196
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Cuyamaca College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,334 $7,144
Fees for full-time undergraduates $52 $52
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $280

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 349 349
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 140 140
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 107 107
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 88 88
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 47 47
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 40 40
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 37 37
Mathematics and Statistics 36 36
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 33 33
Legal Professions and Studies 26 26
Health Professions and Related Programs 24 24
Visual and Performing Arts 22 22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 20 20
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 18 18
History 14 14
Physical Sciences 12 12
English Language and Literature & Letters 8 8
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 8 8
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 6 6
Social Sciences 5 5
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1 1
Engineering 1 1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Grand Total1,0431,043

A total of 1,043 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Cuyamaca College.

Graduation rate26%19%32%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 40%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff347
Instructional FTE200
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address900 Rancho San Diego Pky
El Cajon, California, 92019
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large