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 13,130 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is same as the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 77%.

Top Rankings

Citrus College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 554 teachers has grown by 74% over five years.
Citrus College(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty554 staff308 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 24:1 has decreased from 46:1 over five years.
The Citrus College diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment13,130 students8,365 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
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# Full-Time Students5,329 students2,015 students
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# Part-Time Students7,801 students6,350 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
8%
12%
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% Hispanic
66%
47%
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% Black
4%
6%
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% White
14%
23%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score0.530.70
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College Completion Rate
36%
32%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,400$34,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,176 is less than the state average of $1,997. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,144 is less than the state average of $7,123. The out-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,176$1,997
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,144$7,123
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid68%79%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,761$10,376
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,000
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Source: 2020 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Citrus College is East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program (5.2 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,997 per year for in-state students and $7,123 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $21,060 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 0.70, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.