Grossmont College: Ranking & Review

El Cajon
United States
Top 38%

Grossmont College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)18,2887,67710,611

5,805 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,275 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Grossmont 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.

Grossmont 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.

Grossmont 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 Humanities1,5561,556
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services450450
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service244244
Social Sciences223223
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies144144
Health Professions and Related Programs134134
Personal and Culinary Services129129
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics123123
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs9090
Visual and Performing Arts8181
English Language and Literature & Letters6666
Mathematics and Statistics6161
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences3838
Physical Sciences2929
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2020
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1313
Philosophy and Religious Studies1010
Biological and Biomedical Sciences55
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services22
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Grand Total3,5333,533

A total of 3,533 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Grossmont College.

Graduation rate27%25%28%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 51%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff698
Instructional FTE464
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address8800 Grossmont College Dr
El Cajon, California, 92020-1799
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population99,000