ic S/general/checkmark circled Thanks for subscribing! Be on the lookout for our next newsletter.
ic S/general/checkmark circled Saved to Favorites.
Colleges / Cuyamaca College

Cuyamaca College

El Cajon, CA 2-Year Public
Acceptance RateN.A.
Acceptance RateN.A.

About Cuyamaca College

Cuyamaca College Overview

Cuyamaca College is a public school in the suburban setting of El Cajon, California. Cuyamaca College was founded in 1978 and enrolls around 7,706 students per year year, including 7,706 undergrads.

Student Involvement at Cuyamaca College

Are you interested in music or performing? At Cuyamaca College you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Cuyamaca College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Cuyamaca College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Cuyamaca College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Cuyamaca College on the Student Life page.

2022 Cuyamaca College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered

Is Cuyamaca College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how selective a university is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better sense of what Cuyamaca College offers and if it could be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Cuyamaca College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Cuyamaca College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Cuyamaca College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Cuyamaca College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Cuyamaca College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about Cuyamaca College's endowment, check with the school directly. For each full-time student, Cuyamaca College spends about $2,692 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Cuyamaca College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Cuyamaca College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Cuyamaca College.

Based on this information, does Cuyamaca College seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Cuyamaca College a good school for you?

If Cuyamaca College seems like a school you want to apply to, click the heart button to save it to your college list.

Still Researching Schools?

Choose one of the options below to learn more about Cuyamaca College:


Student Life


Tuition & Aid

Cuyamaca College Community Forums

Then use the college admissions predictor to take a data science look at your chances of getting accepted at some of the colleges and universities in the U.S.

Where is Cuyamaca College Located?

Cuyamaca College is located in the suburban setting of El Cajon, California, in the suburbs of San Diego.

If you are interested in seeing Cuyamaca College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 94 to El Cajon, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lindbergh Field.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Cuyamaca College and El Cajon are like without leaving home.

Considering Colleges and Universities in California?

See a full list of colleges in California and save your favorites to your college list.

College Info

900 Rancho San Diego Parkway El Cajon, CA 92019-4304

Campus Setting: Suburban

Cuyamaca College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

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

Cuyamaca College ACT Scores


ACT Range

Not available

Stand out on your college application

  • • Qualify for scholarships
  • • Most students who retest improve their score
Sponsored by ACT
Take the Next ACT Test

Cuyamaca College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Cuyamaca College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


In State


Cost Breakdown
In State
State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at Cuyamaca College is like? There are approximately 7,706 students enrolled at Cuyamaca College. 21% percent of students attend school full-time.


Full Time


Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment


Campus Setting


Acceptance Rate


Tuition and Fees

In State




Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
Do You Work at a University?

Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!

Claim Free Account
Scholarship Tips

Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!

Find Scholarships
Need Advice or Have a Question About Cuyamaca College?

Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.

Join the Conversation