Cerro Coso Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

3000 College Heights Boulevard
Ridgecrest, CA 93555-7777
(760) 384-6357
Fax: (760) 384-6377

Contact: Dave Cornell
Director of Admission and Records
Main Address

3000 College Heights Boulevard
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 384-6100

www.cerrocoso.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 4,906
Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,159

Setting

Rural setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art C

Business, Management, & Marketing
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry A
Office Clerical Services A,C
Office Management A,C

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C

Education
Early Childhood Education A,C

Engineering Technologies
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Engineering Technology – General A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Management A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Nursing – Practical A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Auto Body Repair A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological/Physical Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management A,C

Physical Sciences
Physical Sciences – General A,C

Security & Protective Services
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C
Police Science A,C

Social Sciences
Social Sciences – General A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Cerro Coso Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (760) 384-6100
Website: cerrocoso.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www.cerrocoso.edu/apply
Address: 3000 College Heights Blvd, Ridgecrest, CA 93555-9571
Setting: Rural: Fringe
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 6,074
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 24 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,042 (50% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,290
Out-of-state Tuition: $7,254
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 73%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,347

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Cerro Coso Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Cerro Coso Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 44
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 54
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 22
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 41
Health Professions and Related Programs 52
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 21
Legal Professions and Studies 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Precision Production 21
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 21
Social Sciences 1
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 2931

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Cerro Coso Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $1,290
Out-of-state $7,254
Books and supplies $1,854

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 149 73%
Grant or scholarship aid 149 73% $4,347
Student loan aid 0 0% $0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,653 46% $1,843
Federal student loans 0 0% $0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Cerro Coso Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Cerro Coso Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Cerro Coso Community College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 6,074
Undergraduate enrollment 6,074
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Cerro Coso Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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