Norwalk, CA, USA
3.09 Average Rating
Founded in 1955, Cerritos College is a 2-year community college in the greater Los Angeles area and one of the five largest community colleges in LA County. Cerritos is home to 87 associate degree and certificate-granting programs in over 180 academic fields of study. Additionally, the college has been designated an Hispanic-Serving Institution. For athletically-inclined students, Cerritos fields 19 men’s and women’s teams known as the Falcons.
Key Admissions Stats
- Not for Profit
This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission
Level of Institution
Suburb or town
The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.
Admitted Student Stats
Key Academic Stats
Highest Degree Offered
At least 2, but less than 4 academic years
Total Number of Students
Total Number of Undergrads
SemesterSee your fit
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
29:1US National: 21:1
Tuition, Cost & Aid
Key Financial Stats
Average Net Price
|In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.||
|Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.||
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Aid & Grants
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
Average Aid Per Year
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
Average Loan Amount Per Year
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
Key Campus Stats
45%US National: 44%
55%US National: 56%
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
On Campus Women's Center
On-campus living required of freshman
Divisional Sports Nickname
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
24-HR security patrol
Campus emergency phones
Post Grad Stats
Top 5 Cities
6 years after graduation
What Students Are Saying
3.09 Average Rating
Cerritos college is a great way for student to get the fill of college and ready for universities. They have a varity of people willing to help and accomdated you with things that you may need and require. Campus is big easy to get lost but also to find your classes.
Chinyere from Bellflower, CA
Most helpful and successful at helping you succeed in your studies! There are still a lot of programs and transfer courses to choose from with all these budget cuts! Classrooms are up to date with the latest technology.
Yessenia from Whittier, CA
I started going here Aug.20th, this school is one of the top highest schools. I rate this school top 10 on a scale 1-10 because the teachers are well rounded and help in anyway possible. I find it really fascinating, how the staff work together to help the student.
AhShunae from Los Angeles, CA
This community college, is a school to begin your education and see yourself improve. You have a wide range of options in majors and programs to choose from. Counselors and Professors do their best for you to reach your academic goal.
Genn from Paramount, CA
Cerritos College a great community college for prospective students who's goal is to transfer. The professors are excellent and the environment at this school is rich. The campus is located in a great neighborhood, and it's located within miles of places were you can relax such as parks, malls, gyms, and restaurants.
Edgar from Lynwood, CA
Cerritos is a excellent driven college. It offers so many oppurtunities to those that really want to be successful . The staff is always fun to be around !
Taloni from Los Angeles, CA
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