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Cerritos College is a public institution located in Norwalk, California. Cerritos College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

Where Is Cerritos College?


Contact details for Cerritos College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 11110 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk, CA 90650-6298
Phone: 562-860-2451

How Do I Get Into Cerritos College?

You can apply to Cerritos College online at:

Cerritos College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Cerritos College?

2% Take Out Loans
4.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Cerritos College, approximately 2% of students took out student loans averaging $6,246 a year. That adds up to $24,984 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Cerritos College is 4.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Cerritos College Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,735 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
91% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 18,656 undergraduate students at Cerritos College, with 6,735 being full-time and 11,921 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 6,735 full-time undergraduates at Cerritos College, 44% are male and 56% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Cerritos College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 624
Black or African American 441
Hispanic or Latino 4,836
White 384
International Students 51
Other Races/Ethnicities 399

Over 41 countries are represented at Cerritos College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, China, and Taiwan.

Online Learning at Cerritos College

7,532 Took All Classes Online
14,639 Took At Least One Class Online
63.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 14,639 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Cerritos College has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Cerritos College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Cerritos College was 63.1%. This is the #399 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Cerritos College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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