- 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.
- The teacher population of 275 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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|
|Total Faculty||275 staff||97 staff|
|Total Enrollment||12,780 students||7,516 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||46:1||44:1|
|# Full-Time Students||4,921 students||1,613 students|
|# Part-Time Students||7,859 students||5,903 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||-||-|
|% Two or more races|
|% Non Resident races|
|% Unknown races|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$32,400||$34,600|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- 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.
- The nearest community college to Citrus College is East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program & Technical Center (5.2 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 332 students | 5.20 Mi1501 W. Del Norte St.
West Covina,  CA  91790
- 28,036 students | 6.70 Mi1100 N Grand Ave
Walnut,  CA  91789
- 600 students | 9.50 Mi535 Watson Dr
Claremont,  CA  91711
- 889 students | 11.00 Mi12801 Crossroads Parkway South
La Puente,  CA  91746
- 16,263 students | 12.10 Mi3600 Workman Mill Rd
Whittier,  CA  90601
We continue to report on the ongoing saga in the California community college system. Schools are now opening for fall semester with fewer courses due to serious budget cuts, and students are feeling the academic pain.
The role of community colleges in the world of higher education has expanded over the years and, as the country works to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, they may be more important now than ever. Read on to learn more about the changing role of community colleges.
Colleges across the country are struggling to recover from the massive upheaval to the 2019-20 semester wrought by COVID-19. Housing refunds and slashed budgets are bound to have long-term impacts for the institutions that survive. Some experts suggest community colleges may be the best equipped to ride out the storm and may have the greatest impact in helping America recover.