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Cerritos College Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to discover how diverse the standard college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Read the Cerritos College diversity report below.

Cerritos College Student Population

20,406 Total Students
8,240 Undergraduates

How Many Students Attend Cerritos College?

Cerritos College total enrollment is approximately 20,406 students.

Cerritos College Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Cerritos College undergraduate population is made up of 56% women, and 44% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Cerritos College Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 5,918
Asian 720
Black or African American 524
White 480
Unknown 272
Multi-Ethnic 200
International 78
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 30

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

87% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Cerritos College Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 14,295
White 1,652
Asian 1,619
Black or African American 1,309
Unknown 841
Multi-Ethnic 459
International 101
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 75

Cerritos College Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 11,218 female students and 9,188 male students at Cerritos College.

International Students at Cerritos College

Students from 41 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from South Korea, China, and Taiwan.

Learn more about international students at Cerritos College.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
41.68% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  86.34 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Cerritos College, 41.68% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 4,133
20-21 3,044
22-24 2,819
25-29 2,281
35 and over 1,802
30-34 1,061
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*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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