College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.
College Factual ranked Cerritos College as #375 out of 2,217 colleges and universities in the country on its 2024 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Cerritos College held the #486 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Out of the 168 colleges in California, Cerritos College is ranked at #64.
Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Cerritos College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.
The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Cerritos College, this rate is 26 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.
Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.
The full-time faculty percentage at Cerritos College is 37%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.
The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Cerritos College this rate is 62%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 20,406 undergraduates at Cerritos College with 8,240 being full-time and 12,166 being part-time.
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
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 Cerritos College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Cerritos College, approximately 2% of students took out student loans averaging $6,246 a year. That adds up to $24,984 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Cerritos College is 10.6%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Contact details for Cerritos College are given below.
|Address:||11110 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk, CA 90650-6298|
Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.
In 2020-2021, 14,639 students took at least one online class at Cerritos College. This is a decrease from the 17,308 students who took online classes the previous year.
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*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.
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