Cypress College

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General Information

Admission Office

9200 Valley View Street
Cypress, CA 90630
(714) 484-7346
Fax: (714) 484-7446

Contact: Dave Wassenaar
Dean of Admissions and Records
Main Address

9200 Valley View Street
Cypress, CA 90630
(714) 484-7000


Total undergrads: 16,670


Urban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
Asian Studies A
Latin American Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General A
Arts – General A,C
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Dance A
Drama/Theater Arts A,C
Music – General A
Music – General Performance A,C
Photography C
Theater Design/Stagecraft A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Hospitality/Recreation Marketing A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Management Information Systems A,C
Management Science A
Office Clerical Services A,C
Tourism/Travel Services A,C

Communications & Journalism
Journalism A

Communications Technologies
Photographic/Film Technology C

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Graphics C
Computer Programming – General C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Data Processing Technology A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A,C

Education – General A
Elementary Education A
Physical Education A
Secondary Education A
Technology/Industrial Arts Education A

Engineering – General A

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Institutional Food Production A,C

Foreign Language & Literature
French A
German A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Dental Assistance A,C
Dental Hygiene A,C
Dental Laboratory Technology A
Health Services – General A
Medical Assistance A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Administration A,C
Medical Records Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Substance Abuse Counseling C

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies
Court Reporting A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Aircraft Mechanics A,C
Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Health/Physical Fitness C

Personal & Culinary Services
Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C
Funeral Services/Mortuary Science A,C

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A

Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services
Human Services A,C

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Economics A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology A

Transportation & Materials Moving
Air Transportation A,C
Airline – Commercial Pilot/Flight Crew A,C
Aviation Management A
Flight Attendance A,C

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.

Cypress College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(714) 484-7000
Type of School:2-year, Public
Address:9200 Valley View, Cypress, CA 90630-5897
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:15,941
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:24 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:11,579 (73% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,140
Out-of-state Tuition:$6,156
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:70%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,993

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Cypress College Programs

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1310
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services51
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services103
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields21
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs129
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Legal Professions and Studies3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians42
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies12
Personal and Culinary Services43
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Public Administration and Social Service Professions21
Social Sciences14
Transportation and Materials Moving53
Visual and Performing Arts36
Grand total6857

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Cypress 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 Fees2016-2017
Books and supplies$1,764

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid85070%
Grant or scholarship aid84670%$4,993
Student loan aid141%$4,229

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid10,54865%$2,646
Federal student loans2802%$5,495

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Cypress 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 Cypress College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

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

Cypress College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment15,941
Undergraduate enrollment15,941
Graduate enrollment0

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

Cypress College Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation
    • Funeral Service Education (FUSER) - Institutions and programs awarding diplomas, associate degrees and bachelor's degrees
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*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. 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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