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Colleges / Cerritos College

Cerritos College

Norwalk, CA 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate65%
Acceptance Rate65%

Cerritos College Admissions

If you want to apply to Cerritos College, the fee for the application costs $50.

Cerritos College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Cerritos College's admissions stats.

Cerritos College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

Cerritos College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Cerritos College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Applying Early to Cerritos College?

Cerritos College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Cerritos College

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

For Students Waitlisted to Cerritos College

Cerritos College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Cerritos College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine. What does Cerritos College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Cerritos College for more information on admission factors.

Cerritos College Application Requirements

To apply to Cerritos College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Cerritos College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Cerritos College?

Cerritos College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Cerritos College does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Cerritos College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Cerritos College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Cerritos College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Cerritos College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

Cerritos College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Cerritos College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Cerritos College.

Do I have to submit test scores to Cerritos College?

✅ Cerritos College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Cerritos College's acceptance rate?

✅ Cerritos College's acceptance rate is 65%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Cerritos College?

❌ Cerritos College does not offer early decision.

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Cerritos College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


How hard is it to get into Cerritos College? Cerritos College is a open admission institution. The Cerritos College acceptance rate is 65%. This means that the institution accepts 65 out of every 100 applicants.


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


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Cerritos College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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