Cerritos College

11110 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk, CA 90650-6298
Cerritos College is a public education institution that resides in Norwalk, California. It was founded in 1955, and named after Ranchos Los Cerritos, a 19th century ranch.

The institution offers associate's degrees. The school has been accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the American Dental Association - Commission on Dental Accreditation.

This school offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. Life experience and Advanced Placement (AP) can be used as credit towards a degree.
On-campus day care is provided.

Over 1,200 student successfully graduate from Cerritos College each year. The majority (60%) of students at Cerritos are minorities: Asians, Hispanics, Pacific Islanders, African-Americans and Native Americans. In the college category of highest number of degrees granted to Hispanics, Cerritos rates as the third in California and sixth in the nation.


General Information

Main Phone: (562) 860 -2451 Website: www.cerritos.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 712
School Type: Public- 2-year Affiliation: None
Size: Very Large (more than 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 21,347
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 8
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: N/A
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: No
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 30 to 1


Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 33% Full-time 67% Part-time
Student Gender 45% Men 55% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

10% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
8% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
55% Hispanic/Latino 10% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 16% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 3% $ 3,984
Local Grant 42% $3,525
Institutional Grant 6% $ 249
Student Loans 4% $ 3,295

Majors & Degrees


Architecture and Related Services

Architectural Sciences and Technology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Architectural Technology 4 15 - - -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - 13 - - -

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - 3 - - -

Communication Technologies and Support Services

Audiovisual Communications Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Recording Arts Technology Technician - 1 - - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Programming

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Programming ? Programmer) 1 2 - - -

Computer Systems Analysis

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Analysis 1 2 - - -

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 2 5 - - -

Computer Programming

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Programming ? Programmer) 1 2 - - -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - 1 - - -

Computer Systems Analysis

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Analysis 1 2 - - -

Personal Services and Culinary Arts

Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cosmetology 78 10 - - -

Culinary Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cooking and Culinary Arts 46 5 - - -

Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cosmetology 78 10 - - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Programming

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Programming ? Programmer) 1 2 - - -

Computer Systems Analysis

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Analysis 1 2 - - -

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 2 5 - - -

Computer Programming

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Programming ? Programmer) 1 2 - - -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - 1 - - -

Computer Systems Analysis

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Analysis 1 2 - - -

Personal Services and Culinary Arts

Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cosmetology 78 10 - - -

Culinary Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cooking and Culinary Arts 46 5 - - -

Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cosmetology 78 10 - - -

Education

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs 1 1 - - -

Teaching Assistants

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teacher Aide 1 - - - -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs 1 1 - - -

Educational Instructional Media Design

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Instructional Technology 2 - - - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
German Language and Literature - 2 - - -

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
French Language and Literature - 3 - - -
Spanish Language and Literature - 9 - - -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Drafting Design Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Drafting and Design Technology Technician 4 1 - - -

Industrial Production Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology Technician 2 2 - - -

Drafting Design Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Drafting and Design Technology Technician 4 1 - - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Legal Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Court Reporting Court Reporter - 4 - - -
Legal Administrative Assistant Secretary 1 1 - - -
Legal Assistant Paralegal 1 15 - - -
Court Reporting Court Reporter 61 15 - - -
Legal Assistant Paralegal 26 15 - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care Provider Assistant 7 1 - - -
Child Care and Support Services Management 60 47 - - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - 316 - - -
Humanities Humanistic Studies 1 27 - - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies 101 27 - - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Legal Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Court Reporting Court Reporter - 4 - - -
Legal Administrative Assistant Secretary 1 1 - - -
Legal Assistant Paralegal 1 15 - - -
Court Reporting Court Reporter 61 15 - - -
Legal Assistant Paralegal 26 15 - - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - 24 - - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - 316 - - -
Humanities Humanistic Studies 1 27 - - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies 101 27 - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care Provider Assistant 7 1 - - -
Child Care and Support Services Management 60 47 - - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - 9 - - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Microbiological Sciences and Immunology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Microbiology - 1 - - -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - 8 - - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Fitness Technician 4 3 - - -
Health and Physical Education Fitness 4 31 - - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - 86 - - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - 3 - - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - 7 - - -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - 5 - - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - 40 - - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Police Science - 55 - - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Human Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Services 22 3 - - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Autobody Collision and Repair Technology Technician 12 3 - - -
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 38 18 - - -

Social Sciences

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - 4 - - -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - 2 - - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - 22 - - -

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - 6 - - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - 4 - - -

Precision Production

Woodworking

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cabinetmaking and Millwork 6 1 - - -

Precision Metal Working

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Welding Technology Welder 14 1 - - -
Machine Tool Technology Machinist 26 2 - - -

Woodworking

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cabinetmaking and Millwork 6 1 - - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Autobody Collision and Repair Technology Technician 12 3 - - -
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 38 18 - - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Dental Support Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dental Assisting Assistant 15 6 - - -
Dental Hygiene Hygienist 15 17 - - -
Dental Assisting Assistant 15 6 - - -
Dental Hygiene Hygienist 15 17 - - -

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medical Clinical Assistant 20 - - - -
Pharmacy Technician Assistant 20 14 - - -
Medical Clinical Assistant 20 9 - - -
Physical Therapy Technician Assistant 20 26 - - -
Pharmacy Technician Assistant 24 26 - - -
Medical Clinical Assistant 20 26 - - -
Pharmacy Technician Assistant 20 14 - - -
Medical Clinical Assistant 20 9 - - -
Physical Therapy Technician Assistant 20 26 - - -
Pharmacy Technician Assistant 24 26 - - -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist 8 23 - - -

Dental Support Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dental Assisting Assistant 15 6 - - -
Dental Hygiene Hygienist 15 17 - - -
Dental Assisting Assistant 15 6 - - -
Dental Hygiene Hygienist 15 17 - - -

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medical Clinical Assistant 20 - - - -
Pharmacy Technician Assistant 20 14 - - -
Medical Clinical Assistant 20 9 - - -
Physical Therapy Technician Assistant 20 26 - - -
Pharmacy Technician Assistant 24 26 - - -
Medical Clinical Assistant 20 26 - - -
Pharmacy Technician Assistant 20 14 - - -
Medical Clinical Assistant 20 9 - - -
Physical Therapy Technician Assistant 20 26 - - -
Pharmacy Technician Assistant 24 26 - - -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist 8 23 - - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Small Business Administration Management 1 - - - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce 1 1 - - -

General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Selling Skills and Sales Operations 3 6 - - -

Real Estate

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Real Estate 4 4 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping 14 14 - - -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce - 74 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping 14 14 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management 16 13 - - -
Retail Management 13 13 - - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce 1 1 - - -

Real Estate

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Real Estate 4 4 - - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 2 - - - -

General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Selling Skills and Sales Operations 3 6 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management 16 13 - - -
Retail Management 13 13 - - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - 11 - - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Small Business Administration Management 1 - - - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce 1 1 - - -

General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Selling Skills and Sales Operations 3 6 - - -

Real Estate

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Real Estate 4 4 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping 14 14 - - -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce - 74 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping 14 14 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management 16 13 - - -
Retail Management 13 13 - - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce 1 1 - - -

Real Estate

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Real Estate 4 4 - - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 2 - - - -

General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Selling Skills and Sales Operations 3 6 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management 16 13 - - -
Retail Management 13 13 - - -


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