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Cerritos College

Norwalk, CA 2-Year Public

About Cerritos College

Cerritos College is a public school located in the suburban setting of Norwalk, CA, less than an hour from Los Angeles.

Founded in 1956, Cerritos College currently enrolls around 22,043 students a year, including 22,043 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

For each full-time student, Cerritos College spends about $3,345.

Admissions Facts About Cerritos College

Acceptance rate: 65%

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

Cerritos College Acceptance Rate 2017

Admission to Cerritos College is noncompetitive. Around 65 percent of all applicants to Cerritos College are accepted each year.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Cerritos College a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Cerritos College, around 0 percent return for their sophomore year.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does Cerritos College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Cerritos College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

11110 Alondra Boulevard Norwalk, CA 90650-6298

Campus Setting: Suburban

Cerritos College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Cerritos College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Cerritos College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Cerritos College ACT Scores

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Cerritos College SAT Scores

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Cerritos College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$1,346

In State

$8,766

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$1,288
$8,708
Fees
$58
$58
Housing
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Cerritos College is like? There are approximately 22,043 students enrolled at Cerritos College. 33% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from CA and 1% percent of students are from other states.

33%

Full Time

67%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

22,043

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

65%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,346

Out-of-State

$8,766

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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