Cerritos College

Norwalk, CA

Cerritos College

Norwalk, CA

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 24,736
Declined 13,266
Total Received 38,002
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Public

22,043

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Cerritos College, founded in 1955, is a public two-year institution. Its campus is located in Norwalk, CA.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 22,043
Established in 1956
Coeducational Coeducational

Campus in Norwalk (population: 106,084).

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Los Angeles
  • Campus Size: hectares

Cerritos College
11110 Alondra Boulevard
Norwalk, CA
90650

Top Organizations

  • WPMD Student Radio
  • Anxiety Gaming Club
  • Commercial Radio Club
  • Abilities Empowered
  • Student Athlete Captain's Club

Top Events

  • Welcome Day
  • Falcon Games
  • Zombie Fest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 24,736
Declined 13,266
Total Received 38,002

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 32
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Water polo
Wrestling
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Athletic Conference

NJCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Technology/Technician
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Anthropology
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Art/Art Studies, General
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Technology/Technician
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Cabinetmaking and Millwork
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Court Reporting/Court Reporter
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Dance, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
English Language and Literature, General
Fashion/Apparel Design
Food Technology and Processing
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
History, General
Human Services, General
Industrial Technology/Technician
Insurance
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Music, General
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Sciences, Other
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physics, General
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Engineering
Psychology, General
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Small Business Administration/Management
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Welding Technology/Welder
Women's Studies
Zoology/Animal Biology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

22,043

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

22,043
students

Female
55%
12,023

Male
45%
10,020

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

32%

7,209
students

Female
54%
3,891

Male
46%
3,318

68%

14,834
students

Female
55%
8,132

Male
45%
6,702

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
69%
Hispanic/Latino
4%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

496

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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