Cuyamaca College

El Cajon, CA, USA
2.79 Average Rating

Cuyamaca College is a 2-year community college in the eastern San Diego area. Among its 91 degree programs and 74 certificates, Cuyamaca offers several foreign language programs including Arabic, Native American languages, and Aramaic. The college’s Center for Water Studies trains students for careers in dealing with California’s drought and water issues. In addition, the campus hosts The Heritage of the Americas Museum featuring a collection of Mayan artifacts and exhibits examining Native American natural history.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
95%

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
9,424
Total Number of Undergrads
9,424
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
27:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$3,422
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Tuition
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.
$1,386
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.
$7,196
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1700

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.
28%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,331
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.
28%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,856
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$288

Student Loans

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.
1%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$3,397
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.
$3,500
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.
$48

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
45%
55%
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$33,300

What Students Are Saying

2.79 Average Rating
cuyamaca college, to me, has a great reputation for its excellent curriculum. it has demonstrated fine teachers with amazing degrees. cuyamaca college is a great college, hands down.
Merna from El Cajon, CA

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