Citrus College

1000 W Foothill Blvd
Glendora, CA 91741-1899
Tel: (626)963-0323
12,780 students
Public institution
  • Citrus College, a public community college and part of the California Community College system, furthers the economic development of the region and the state by providing education and vocational training and offers cultural opportunities for the greater San Gabriel and Pomona valleys.
School Highlights
  • Citrus College serves 12,780 students (39% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 46:1 is higher than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Citrus College is one of 54 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
  • The nearest community college is East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program & Technical Center (5.00 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 275 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Citrus College (CA) 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
Total Faculty 275 staff 78 staff
Citrus College Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

  • The student population of 12,780 has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has increased from 39:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 12,780 students 2,419 students
Citrus College Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 46:1 44:1
Citrus College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 4,921 students 1,297 students
Citrus College Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 7,859 students 5,258 students
Citrus College Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Citrus College Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Citrus College Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
Citrus College Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Citrus College Black (2007-2015)
% White
Citrus College White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
Citrus College More (2011-2015)
% Non Resident races
Citrus College Non Resident (2007-2015)
% Unknown races
Citrus College Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.64 0.73
Citrus College Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,138 is less than the state average of $1,220. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,242 is less than the state average of $6,184. The out-state tuition has grown by 371% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,138 $1,220
Citrus College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,242 $6,184
Citrus College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 68% 81%
Citrus College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Citrus College is a Public Community College serving the communities of Azusa, Bradbury, Claremont, Duarte, Glendora and Monrovia. It is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The college enrolled 28 students in 1915 and currently the college serves more than 12,000 students each fall and spring semester. The Citrus College Lifelong Learning Center was designed with career training in mind. With the addition of classrooms, labs, computers and office machinery, the new building serves as the base of operations for the Continuing Education and CalWORKs programs.

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Did You Know?
For Los Angeles County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,220 per year for in-state students and $6,160 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,948 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Los Angeles 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 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Los Angeles County, CA is Los Angeles Film School. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.