Cerritos College

11110 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk
CA, 90650-6298
Tel: (562)860-2451
21,071 students
Public institution

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The Cerritos College mission is to serve the community by building futures through learning. Our mission is teaching and our faculty has established a distinguished record of scholarship, research and publication. But most important to you, they are dedicated professors.
School Highlights:
Cerritos College serves 21,071 students (29% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
Cerritos College is one of 59 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
The nearest community college is Brooks College (Long Beach) (7.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Cerritos 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 21,071 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has decreased from 39:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
21,071 students
1,275 students
# Full-Time Students
6,075 students
829 students
# Part-Time Students 14,996 students
1,020 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian 13%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 62%
7%
Cerritos College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black 9%
12%
Cerritos College Black (2006-2012)
% White 15%
66%
Cerritos College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races 1%
2%
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. 0.57 0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,340 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 71% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,072 is less than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,340 $5,940
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,072 $10,075
Cerritos College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1955, Cerritos College is a public comprehensive community college serving an area of 52 square miles of southeastern Los Angeles county. The college offers degrees and certificates in 87 areas of study in nine divisions. Over 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies each year. Cerritos College is a public two-year California educational institution accredited by the Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The Cerritos College student body is a majority of minorities: Hispanics, Asians, African-Americans, Pacific Islanders and Native Americans together account for more than 60% of our students. Cerritos College attracts students directly from high school. The Wilford Michael Library and Learning Resource Center on the campus of Cerritos Community College offers a wide variety of instructional programs, services and resources to enrich the learning activities of students, faculty and staff. The mission of the Innovation Center is to provide information, training, and opportunities for professional growth. Technical support is provided on all products supported by the Computer Services Department at Cerritos College. In addition to regularly scheduled training sessions on office automation products, we also offer one-on-one consultation, including web design assistance to faculty and staff.

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