Cerritos College

Norwalk, CA 90650

Cerritos College is one of the 103 public 2-year colleges in California. Its campus is medium in size and located in a suburb in Norwalk. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 24% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Cerritos College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $1,288, and fees were $58. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $8,652 and $58 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio26:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate76%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 21 62
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.4%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1959 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
06/01/1990 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$46/credit
In State Students$46/credit
Out of State Students$309/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $2,070 $2,070 $13,905
ADN 70 $3,220 $3,220 $21,630
BSN 125 $5,750 $5,750 $38,625
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 84% of Cerritos College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 60% $4,447
Other Federal Grant 14% $225
State Grant & Scholarships 81% $1,992
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 16% $277
Federal Student Loans 4% $6,770
Private Loans -- --

$10,210

Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$8,961
$30,001 to $48,000$9,218
$48,001 to $75,000$11,848
$75,001 to $110,000$13,023
Over $110,000$14,874

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Student Population

17,218

Undergrads

0

Graduates

9,546

Women

7,672

Men

41%

Full-time

59%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
74%
Asian
8%
Race/ethnicity unknown
7%
Black/African American
1%
White
1%
Two or more races
1%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.

Cerritos College
11110 Alondra Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650
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