9200 Valley View
Cypress, CA 90630
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • Cypress College enriches students'lives by providing high-quality education for transfer to four-year institutions, associate degrees, vocational training, and certificate coursework, as well as basic skills and opportunities for lifelong learning. The college is committed to promoting student learning and success, embracing diversity, contributing to the economic and social development of the surrounding community and being open to all qualified students pursuing their educational goals.

School Highlights

Cypress College serves 15,325 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 15,325 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,138
  • Out-state tuition: $6,226
  • Student:teacher ratio: 27:1
  • Minority enrollment: 83%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Cypress College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 572 teachers has grown by 61% over five years.
Cypress College
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
572 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Cypress College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 45:1 over five years.
The Cypress College diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
15,325 students
5,216 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
27:1
22:1
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# Full-Time Students
5,268 students
1,660 students
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# Part-Time Students
10,057 students
6,239 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
967 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
5,268 students
1,580 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
54 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
10,057 students
6,239 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
27%
14%
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% Hispanic
43%
45%
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% Black
4%
5%
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% White
17%
26%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Non Resident races
2%
3%
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% Unknown races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.71
0.70
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
36%
28%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
6.63%
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$37,900
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,138 is less than the state average of $1,246. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,226 is less than the state average of $6,603. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,138
$1,246
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,226
$6,603
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
88%
86%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$10,500
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,394
$6,239
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • The College is composed of twelve major instructional buildings located on a 110-acre site. The campus buildings contain conventional classrooms as well as laboratory facilities for science, art, computer technology, photography, automotive services, dental clinic, mortuary science, physical education and other specialized programs. The Educational Services and Roosevelt Center provide opportunities for students with disabilities to be fully integrated into various college programs. In addition to our fine academic and vocational programs, we offer many support services to help students succeed: study skills classes, tutoring, learning centers, counseling, financial aid, and health services, to name a few. Students can also participate in student government activities, special interest clubs, athletic teams, and fine arts productions. Since its inception, the Cypress College Foundation has raised nearly $3 million in support of the college. Over the years that support has included student scholarships, book loans, department grants, major equipment purchases, the comprehensive renovation of the Mortuary Science building and more. Click here to visit the Cypress College Foundation. Cypress, which offers seven sports for women and six for men, has had a solid line-up of teams and individual athletes who have excelled since the college first opened its doors in 1966. In recent years, the baseball, softball, women's soccer and women's basketball programs have taken center stage.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Cypress College cost?

Cypress College's tuition is approximately $1,138 for In-State students and $6,226 for Out-State students.

What is Cypress College's ranking?

Cypress College ranks among the top 20% of community college in California for: Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 15,325 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,138
  • Out-state tuition: $6,226
  • Student:teacher ratio: 27:1
  • Minority enrollment: 83%
  • Source: Verified school update

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Orange County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.74, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Orange County, CA is South Coast College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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