Cypress College: Statistics

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#4325 of 14,131 In the World
#1230 of 2,597 In North America
#1155 of 2,496 In the United States
#97 of 249 In California
#2 of 2 In Cypress
#4489 of 6,281 For Sociology
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Acceptance rate
100%
Aid receiving
87%
Undergraduates
13,406
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Cypress College Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Cypress College has an acceptance rate of 100% and is among the 23% of the easiest universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

4,745 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,992 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Cypress 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.

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

Hispanic 6824 (51%)
Asian 3384 (25%)
White 1673 (12%)
Two or more races 727 (5%)
Black or African American 474 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 154 (1%)
Nonresident Alien 104 (0.8%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 47 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 5 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Average aid awarded
$5,996
Students receiving aid
87%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $1,104
Tuition in-state $1,104
Tuition out-of-state $8,856
Fee in-district $42
Fee in-state $42
Fee out-of-state $42

Cypress College majors

Cypress College has granted 8 bachelor's degrees in Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Cypress College.

Major Associate Bachelor
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 287
Business Administration and Management, General 237
Biological and Physical Sciences 178
Psychology, General 155
Sociology, General 70
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 67
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 59
Mathematics, General 52
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 46
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General 37 8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 41
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 37
Economics, General 30
Political Science and Government, General 30
Art & Art Studies, General 28
Health Information & Medical Records Technology & Technician 25
Physics, General 25
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations 23
English Language and Literature, General 19
Anthropology, General 16
Psychiatric & Mental Health Services Technician 16
Radio and Television 16
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist 15
History, General 14
Human Services, General 14
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 12
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 12
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 12
Airline Flight Attendant 10
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General 10
Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 10
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 9
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology & Technician 9
Airline & Commercial & Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 8
Dental Assisting & Assistant 7
Chemistry, General 6
Geography 6
Philosophy 6
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management & Manager 6
Automobile & Automotive Mechanics Technology & Technician 5
Hotel & Motel Administration & Management 5
Journalism 5
Computer Programming & Programmer, General 4
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 4
Visual and Performing Arts, General 4
Women's Studies 4
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General 3
Computer Science 3
Computer Support Specialist 3
Graphic Design 3
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General 3
Geology & Earth Science, General 2
Small Business Administration & Management 2
Spanish Language and Literature 2
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology 2
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations 2
Accounting Technology & Technician and Bookkeeping 1
Autobody & Collision and Repair Technology & Technician 1
Dance, General 1
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 1
Pre-Engineering 1
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer 1
Grand Total 1,722 8

Cypress College has a graduation rate of 33%, which is among the 16% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 33% 31% 34%

Publications & Citations

Cypress College has published 255 scientific papers with 6,575 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Medicine, Biology, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Engineering, Psychology, Political Science, Law, and Physics.

Publications
255
Citations
6,575

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
149 / 4,729
Medicine
111 / 5,846
Biology
109 / 5,964
Computer Science
103 / 5,395
Environmental Science
88 / 4,546
Engineering
86 / 4,313
Psychology
83 / 5,330
Political Science
82 / 387
Law
79 / 364
Physics
76 / 4,292
Chemistry
70 / 1,475
Sociology
65 / 4,162
Philosophy
61 / 4,198
Mathematics
49 / 4,228
History
49 / 295
Pathology
47 / 5,025
Geography and Cartography
45 / 406
Genetics
43 / 1,094
Quantum and Particle physics
42 / 224
Psychiatry
42 / 5,075
Biochemistry
41 / 1,182
Ecology
39 / 4,163
Art & Design
39 / 253
Geology
38 / 535
Surgery
37 / 1,081
Linguistics
35 / 4,022
Economics
33 / 241
Education Majors
31 / 193
Materials Science
30 / 331
Archaeology
29 / 222
Business
28 / 109
Health Science
28 / 739
Math Teachers
27 / 124
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
27 / 282
Nursing
27 / 253
Paleontology
27 / 457
Development Studies
26 / 121
Neuroscience
26 / 4,720
Organic Chemistry
23 / 468
Electrical Engineering
21 / 3,821

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 1 4
1991 5 6
1992 1 11
1993 1 10
1994 4 10
1995 0 11
1996 1 16
1997 2 17
1998 5 16
1999 5 10
2000 6 23
2001 6 27
2002 4 24
2003 4 47
2004 2 37
2005 6 55
2006 8 42
2007 8 62
2008 5 66
2009 10 141
2010 14 190
2011 7 243
2012 11 260
2013 14 312
2014 5 331
2015 10 352
2016 14 343
2017 7 387
2018 3 433
2019 10 525
2020 15 659
2021 11 786
2022 11 732
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Cypress College alumni

  1. John Stamos

    John Stamos
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    film producersingerfilm actormusiciantelevision actor
    Biography

    John Phillip Stamos is an American actor and musician. He first gained recognition for his contract role as Blackie Parrish on the ABC television soap opera General Hospital, for which he was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. He is known for his work in television, especially in his starring role as Jesse Katsopolis on the ABC sitcom Full House. Since the show's finale in 1995, Stamos has appeared in numerous TV films and series. Since 2005, he has been the national spokesperson for Project Cuddle.

  2. Kirsten Vangsness

    Kirsten Vangsness
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    writerfilm actorscreenwriterstage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Kirsten Simone Vangsness is an American actress and writer. She is best known for her portrayal of FBI Technical Analyst Penelope Garcia on the CBS drama series Criminal Minds. She portrayed the same character on the spin-off series Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders.

  3. Mark Eaton

    Mark Eaton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-2021 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Mark Edward Eaton was an American professional basketball player who spent his entire career (1982–1993) with the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Named an NBA All-Star in 1989, he was twice voted the NBA Defensive Player of the Year (1985, 1989) and was a five-time member of the NBA All-Defensive Team. Though limited offensively, the 7-foot-4-inch (2.24 m) Eaton became one of the best defensive centers in NBA history. He led the league in blocks four times and holds the NBA single-season records for blocks (456) and blocked shots per game average (5.6), as well as career blocked shots per game (3.5). His No. 53 was retired by the Jazz.

  4. Trevor Hoffman

    Trevor Hoffman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Trevor William Hoffman is an American former professional baseball relief pitcher who played 18 years in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1993 to 2010. A long-time closer, he pitched for the Florida Marlins, San Diego Padres, and Milwaukee Brewers, including more than 15 years for the Padres. Hoffman was the major leagues' first player to reach the 500- and 600-save milestones, and was the all-time saves leader from 2006 until 2011. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2018. Hoffman currently serves as senior advisor for baseball operations for the Padres.

All 11 notable alumni

General info

Total FTE staff 605
Carnegie classification Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional

Location and contacts

Address 9200 Valley View
Cypress, California, 90630-5897
United States
City population 50,000
Phone 7144847000