Cypress College Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#5536 of 14,131 In the World
#1524 of 2,597 In North America
#1442 of 2,496 In the United States
#123 of 249 In California
#2 of 2 In Cypress

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Aid receiving
88%
Undergraduates
15,325
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Cypress College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

4,431 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,452 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 by race or ethnicity

Hispanic 7554 (49%)
Asian 3756 (25%)
White 2160 (14%)
Two or more races 711 (5%)
Black or African American 579 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 334 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 144 (0.9%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 60 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 9 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,588
Students receiving aid
88%

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

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 330
Business Administration and Management, General 241
Biological and Physical Sciences 183
Psychology, General 137
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 101
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 86
Sociology, General 69
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 63
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 42
Mathematics, General 40
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 39
Art & Art Studies, General 35
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer 32
History, General 30
Physics, General 28
Economics, General 25
English Language and Literature, General 24
Psychiatric & Mental Health Services Technician 24
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General 18 2
Political Science and Government, General 20
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General 18
Health Information & Medical Records Technology & Technician 18
Hotel & Motel Administration & Management 16
Radio and Television 15
Anthropology, General 12
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations 12
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 12
Airline Flight Attendant 11
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management & Manager 11
Dental Assisting & Assistant 10
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 10
Computer Programming & Programmer, General 9
Human Services, General 9
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 8
Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 8
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology & Technician 7
Visual and Performing Arts, General 7
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General 6
Automobile & Automotive Mechanics Technology & Technician 6
Geography 6
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 6
Chemistry, General 5
Philosophy 5
Accounting Technology & Technician and Bookkeeping 4
Airline & Commercial & Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 4
Dance, General 4
Information Technology 3
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General 3
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 2
Geology & Earth Science, General 2
Small Business Administration & Management 2
Spanish Language and Literature 2
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations 2
Women's Studies 2
Autobody & Collision and Repair Technology & Technician 1
Commercial and Advertising Art 1
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 1
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration & Management 1
Journalism 1
Music, General 1
Office Management and Supervision 1
Grand Total 1,831 2
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 30% 32% 29%

Publications & Citations

Publications
39
Citations
214

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
18 / 86
Medicine
11 / 79
Biology
7 / 89
Psychology
6 / 40
Environmental Science
6 / 50
Health Science
5 / 46
Computer Science
5 / 7
Sociology
5 / 21
Art & Design
4 / 8
Healthcare Management (MHA)
3 / 21
Education Majors
3 / 33
Geology
3 / 27
History
3 / 1
Zoology
3 / 12
Nursing
3 / 21
Ecology
2 / 10
Library and Information science
2 / 5
Demography
2 / 10
Sexology
2 / 2
Family medicine
2 / 16
Multimedia
2 / 2
Botany
2 / 57
Anthropology
2 / 0
Engineering
2 / 0
Philosophy
2 / 4
Media Studies
2 / 1
Art History
2 / 6
Paleontology
2 / 21
Web Design and Development
2 / 2
Gender Studies
1 / 0
Environmental Management
1 / 13
Computer Graphics
1 / 0
Oncology and Cancer research
1 / 1
Child Psychology
1 / 2
Public Health
1 / 0
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
1 / 5
UX/UI Desgin
1 / 2
Math Teachers
1 / 1
Political Economy
1 / 0
Applied/Engineering Physics
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 5
1992 0 4
1993 1 2
1994 0 3
1995 0 4
1996 1 7
1997 0 3
1998 2 1
1999 1 2
2000 2 5
2001 1 1
2002 1 3
2003 0 4
2004 0 2
2005 3 12
2006 0 7
2007 0 12
2008 0 10
2009 2 7
2010 5 15
2011 3 4
2012 3 10
2013 2 11
2014 0 12
2015 3 15
2016 0 5
2017 1 10
2018 0 10
2019 2 10
2020 6 23

Notable alumni

  1. John Stamos

    John Stamos
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    actorsingertelevision actorstage actordrummer
    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. 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.

  3. Caitlin Doughty

    Caitlin Doughty
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    YouTuberfuneral directorwritertelevision producer
    Biography

    Caitlin Marie Doughty is an American mortician, author, blogger, YouTube personality, and advocate for death acceptance and the reform of Western funeral industry practices. She is the owner of Clarity Funerals and Cremation of Los Angeles, creator of the Web series "Ask a Mortician", founder of The Order of the Good Death, and author of three bestselling books, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes & Other Lessons from the Crematory (2014), From Here to Eternity; Traveling the World to Find the Good Death (2017), and Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death (2019).

  4. Swen Nater

    Swen Nater
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Enrolled in Cypress College
    Studied in 1968-1970
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Swen Erick Nater is a Dutch former professional basketball player. He played primarily in the American Basketball Association (ABA) and National Basketball Association (NBA), and is the only player to have led both the NBA and ABA in rebounding. Nater was a two-time ABA All-Star and was the 1974 ABA Rookie of the Year. He played college basketball for the UCLA Bruins, winning two National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) titles.

  5. Ben Francisco

    Ben Francisco
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Louis Benjamin Francisco, is an American former professional baseball outfielder, who is currently a major league scout for the Los Angeles Angels. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cleveland Indians, Philadelphia Phillies, Toronto Blue Jays, Houston Astros, Tampa Bay Rays, and New York Yankees.

General info

Total FTE staff 621
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