Cerritos is a public college located in Cerritos, California in the Los Angeles Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,765 undergraduate students. The Cerritos acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Business Administration and Management, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Biological and Physical Sciences. Graduating 30% of students, Cerritos alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $23,300.
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.130 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.122 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.121 responses
Most Popular Majors
Business Administration and Management428 Graduates
Liberal Arts and Humanities401 Graduates
Biological and Physical Sciences96 Graduates
Automotive Mechanics55 Graduates
Police and Criminal Science50 Graduates
Culinary Arts and Food Service47 Graduates
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Cerritos College Reviews
I have honestly been shocked by the level of education I have received from Cerritos. I went into my educational experience hearing really negative things about community colleges and even reading some things on various websites, I felt nervous! Honestly, the college far exceeded my expectations. My teachers have been beyond helpful and I have been intellectually challenged by them. There are also a lot of honors and priority registration opportunities.
Cerritos College is by far one of the best community colleges in Southern California. Not only are the professors amazing, but the programs there are fantastic! As a psychology major the opportunities are endless. There are a broad selection of classes to choose from, an active psychology club to partake in, and also outgoing professors who are there to help guide you in the correct direction every step of the way.
I have been a student at Cerritos College for about a year and a half, and as a first time generation college student I cannot emphasize how much im happy to a part of this community. For a community college in the city of Norwalk, it has a great renovated campus area with several different programs/classes to offer. Whether you are interested in completing a two year assoicate degree or transfering to a univeristy later on, Cerritos has multiple consuelors and staff to assist you and wonderful professors to guide you in choosing your future career.