Cabrillo College

Cabrillo College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Cabrillo College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you’ll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Cabrillo College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Cabrillo College was awarded 109 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health and physical education.

Overall Quality

Cabrillo College is ranked #1,532 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Cabrillo College also holds the #162 spot on the Best Colleges in California ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Cabrillo College?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Cabrillo College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Cabrillo College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Cabrillo College is 20 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Cabrillo College is 40%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Cabrillo College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Cabrillo College is 70%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

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Cabrillo College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 9,792 undergraduates at Cabrillo College with 3,201 being full-time and 6,591 being part-time.

How Much Does Cabrillo College Cost?

The overall average net price of Cabrillo College is $8,487. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Cabrillo College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,302 $8,552 $11,206 $12,131 $15,896

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Cabrillo College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Cabrillo College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $6,071 a year. That adds up to $24,284 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Cabrillo College is 19.3%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Cabrillo College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Cabrillo College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $33,300 in their early years. This is about 16% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of Cabrillo College

Located in Aptos, California, Cabrillo College is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of Aptos makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Contact details for Cabrillo College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6500 Soquel Dr, Aptos, CA 95003
Phone: 831-479-6100
Website: www.cabrillo.edu/

Cabrillo College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Cabrillo College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Cabrillo College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 5,142 students took at least one online class at Cabrillo College. This is an increase from the 5,140 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 5,142 1,073
2018-2019 5,140 1,097
2017-2018 4,947 1,044
2016-2017 4,635 1,102
2015-2016 3,523 972

Learn more about online learning at Cabrillo College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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