Grossmont College: Ranking & Review

El Cajon Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1798 6346
Top 38%

Grossmont College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

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
Off-campus $18,386 $24,196
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 Humanities 1,556 1,556
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 450 450
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 244 244
Social Sciences 223 223
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 144 144
Health Professions and Related Programs 134 134
Personal and Culinary Services 129 129
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 123 123
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 90 90
Visual and Performing Arts 81 81
Psychology 76 76
English Language and Literature & Letters 66 66
Mathematics and Statistics 61 61
History 38 38
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 38 38
Physical Sciences 29 29
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 20 20
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 13 13
Philosophy and Religious Studies 10 10
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 5 5
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 2 2
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1 1
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