Citrus College

  • 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 51 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Citrus College is East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program & Technical Center (5.0 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 275 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Citrus College(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty275 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Citrus College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Citrus College diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment12,780 students7,516 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio46:144:1
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# Full-Time Students4,921 students1,613 students
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# Part-Time Students7,859 students5,903 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
9%
13%
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% Hispanic
54%
37%
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% Black
4%
7%
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% White
24%
32%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.640.73
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College Completion Rate
33%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,400$34,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,176 is less than the state average of $1,636. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,144 is less than the state average of $6,797. The out-state tuition has grown by 452% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,176$1,636
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,144$6,797
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid68%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,954$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or 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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