Citrus College

1000 W Foothill Blvd
Glendora, CA 91741-1899
Tel: (626)963-0323
  • 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 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 18% 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
Citrus College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 12,780 has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has stayed the same 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment12,780 students7,516 students
Citrus College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio46:144:1
Citrus College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students4,921 students1,613 students
Citrus College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students7,859 students5,903 students
Citrus College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Citrus College Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Citrus College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2008)
% Asian
Citrus College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Citrus College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Citrus College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Citrus College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Citrus College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Citrus College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Citrus College Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.640.73
Citrus College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Citrus College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,400$34,900
Citrus College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Citrus College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$6,144$6,797
Citrus College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid68%78%
Citrus College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$6,954$9,500
Citrus College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
Citrus College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,636 per year for in-state students and $6,797 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,157 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.