El Cajon Community Colleges

In El Cajon, California, you can find 2 community colleges serving 24,997 students.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 41:1 is less than the 43:1 state average.

El Cajon, CA Community Colleges:

  • College Location Students
  • El CajonCuyamaca College
    900 Rancho San Diego Pky
    El CajonCA92019
    8,017 students
  • El Cajon
    Grossmont College
    8800 Grossmont College Dr
    El CajonCA92020
    16,980 students
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Did You Know?
For San Diego County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,572 per year for in-state students and $7,807 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,620 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in San Diego County, CA is 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

San Diego County, CA community colleges have a 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. of 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in San Diego County, CA is Argosy University-San Diego. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.