- College search made simple.
Dismiss notification

Interested in this school?

Please type at least the first 4 letters of the school name.

Cerritos College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$13,968 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$1,288 tuition
$10,962 off campus room & board
$1,666 books
$52 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$18,700 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,020 tuition
$10,962 off campus room & board
$1,666 books
$52 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
Get Your Estimated Cost

Colleges like Cerritos College are working hard to make tuition affordable to deserving students.

Use our tool to get a quick guess about your actual costs and links to tools to get an even better estimate directly form the college.

Average Aid

$232 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
78% of students receive aid
62% get federal aid ($4,380 avg)
77% get state aid ($1,216 avg)
6% get institn'l aid ($232 avg)
5% get loans ($3,456 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 20.8% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.55% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,758 78%
Federal Grant Aid $4,380 62%
Pell Grants $4,336 62%
Other Federal Grants $310 9%
Institution Grant Aid $232 6%
State Grant Aid $1,216 77%
Student Loans $3,456 5%
Federal Loans $3,456 5%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

Your best bet is to reach out to this school directly to request more information.

If you know something about merit aid this school, please let us know.

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 8
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
11110 Alondra Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650-6298
(562) 860-2451
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $46
Out of State $215


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Edgar from Lynwood, CA
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Community College is the best option for people who's end goal here is to go to state university, i got covered by federal aid, compared to my friends who are going to university who already took out student loans, i'd say it is the best decision I've made.

    Read More
  • 4
  • Jacob from Paramount, CA
  • Oct-03-2013 I am a current student here

    Prices vary with the city, but for the most part it's an inexpensive way to knock out your general ed.

    Read More
  • 4
  • Bones
  • Jul-31-2013 I am a current student here

    A great place to obtain your general education at a lesser price before you transfer to an university.

    Read More
  • 5
  • Linda from Whittier, CA
  • Jul-10-2013 I am a current student here

    With finacial aid things can be easier, if i didnt have it im sure it would be much more difficult for me to pay for books, classes, etc.

    Read More