Cerritos College

Cerritos College Tuition & Fees Report

How Much Does Cerritos College Cost?

See current and projected in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees for Cerritos College, and how those expenses constrast to nationwide and regional averages. If you're looking for specific information on Cerritos College costs, you can go to any of the following sections:

How Much Does Cerritos College Charge for Tuition?

$1,404 In-State Tuition & Fees
$10,026 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

Combined out-of-state tuition and fees at Cerritos College for the 2019-2020 academic year was $10,026 for undergraduates. If you were a California resident, the yearly charges were $1,404.

Tuition Fees Total
Out-of-State $9,968 $58 $10,026
In-State $1,346 $58 $1,404

These tuition and fees costs include one year of academic instruction, but do not cover room and board.

Remeber that many students qualify for scholarships and financial aid that will lower the amount they have to pay.

How much does Cerritos College cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do Cerritos College Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

At the national level, average out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,609 a year. Cerritos College compares well with this national average since its average yearly cost in tuition and fees was $10,026 for out-of-state students.

Average in-state tuition and fees for schools across the country is $16,509 a year for undergraduate students. Cerritos College only charges $1,404 a year in for in-state undergraduates, making it relatively inexpensive when compared to the national average.

The chart below shows how Cerritos College compares to other schools nationwide, in the region, and in the state.

Nationwide Far Western US California
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees Inexpensive Inexpensive Inexpensive
In-State Tuition & Fees Inexpensive Inexpensive Inexpensive

Note that a school may appear to be more expensive than another school when you look at tuition and fees alone, but it may actually be a better deal when you factor in financial aid packages. For more details on that, see: Cerritos College Financial Aid.

Cerritos College Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

1.44% In-State Tuition Increase
5.01% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$5,904 Est. 4-Year Cost

With an average annual growth rate of 1.44% for the past five years, California residents could expect to pay $1,445 this year if the percentage growth remains the same.

At this rate, we estimate the total cost of in-state tuition and fees for two years at Cerritos College to be $2,910, and $5,904 for four years.

Tuition and fees for out-of-state students have grown by about 5.01% in the past five years. This school year, students outside of the state will pay an estimated $11,055.

This would result in a total cost of $22,663 for two years and $47,652 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at Cerritos College.


Factor Cost Increases Into Your Budget

Be aware of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing each year. At most colleges undergrads will wind up spending more on their last year of school compared to what they did for their first.

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