Cuyamaca College: Ranking & Review

El Cajon
United States
Top 45%

Cuyamaca College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)9,4244,2165,208

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
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 Humanities349349
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services140140
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies107107
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields8888
Public Administration and Social Service Professions4747
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences4040
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences3737
Mathematics and Statistics3636
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians3333
Legal Professions and Studies2626
Health Professions and Related Programs2424
Visual and Performing Arts2222
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2020
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1818
Physical Sciences1212
English Language and Literature & Letters88
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies88
Biological and Biomedical Sciences66
Social Sciences55
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies11
Philosophy and Religious Studies11
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
City population99,000