Cabrillo College

Tel: (831)479-6100
13,055 students
Public institution

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The mission of Cabrillo College is to enhance the intellectual, cultural, and economic vitality of our diverse community by assisting all students in their quest for lifelong learning and success in an ever-changing world.
School Highlights:
Cabrillo College serves 13,055 students (33% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 63%.
Cabrillo College is the only community colleges within Santa Cruz County, CA.
The nearest community college is Gavilan College (19.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Cabrillo College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 13,055 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
13,055 students
1,287 students
Cabrillo College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,303 students
832 students
Cabrillo College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 8,752 students
1,021 students
Cabrillo College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Cabrillo College sch enrollment Cabrillo College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
Cabrillo College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
33%
7%
Cabrillo College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
12%
Cabrillo College Black (2006-2012)
% White
60%
66%
Cabrillo College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Cabrillo College More (2009-2012)
Cabrillo College sch ethnicity Cabrillo College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.53 0.45
Cabrillo College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,350 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 74% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,662 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,350 $5,940
Cabrillo College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,662 $10,072
Cabrillo College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Cabrillo College is one of 109 public California community colleges. Situated on the Monterey Bay in the county of Santa Cruz, California, Cabrillo College is one of the most highly regarded community colleges in the state for its success in the area of transfer and career education and currently serves over 13,000 students. Classes are conveniently offered at several locations including the main campus in Aptos at 6500 Soquel Drive; the Cabrillo College Watsonville Center, located at 318 Union Street in downtown Watsonville; and at several locations in downtown Santa Cruz. Cabrillo's career education is closely connected to the nearby Silicon Valley business environment as well as that of the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Cabrillo College offers a variety of programs that lead to Skills Certificates, Certificates of Proficiency, and A.S. Degrees. In addition, Cabrillo College offers basic skills courses and courses for business, professional and personal development. A variety of not-for-credit classes are available on a fee basis through the Community Education Department. Cabrillo focuses on student-centered learning and has a tradition of collegial governance. Currently, facility planning and major construction is under way on campus for a new Student Services Complex, Arts Education facilities and a Health Care Education Center. Cabrillo College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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