Cerritos College, located in Norwalk, CA is committed to seeing students succeed in and out of the classroom. Founded in 1955, the 135-acre campus is home to over 22,000 students seeking Associate degrees in many fields. Accredited by a number of organizations including the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the American Dental Association and National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation the college strives to offer its students the latest training in a number of high-demand fields. Students can look to Cerritos to help fulfill dreams of becoming a dental hygienist, automotive technician, physical therapy assistant and much more.
The City of Norwalk offers students and staff alike a great way of life. A suburb of Los Angeles located only 17 miles from the City of Angels, the city offers everything those doing some California dreaming can think of. Mild weather, great beaches, numerous shops and restaurants and more await at the end of a hard day in class.
Known for offering generous financial aid packages to students, Cerritos College makes attending college as easy and fun as possible. The school is very military-friendly, and provides financial aid in addition to counseling and career services to those who have served their country with honor. The Student Government Association also gives students the chance to have a say in how their school is run. The student government, in alliance with school administration, works together to ensure a level playing field for all who walk the campus and call Cerritos home.
Speaking of playing fields, athletics is a big part of the Cerritos experience. Offering a variety of men's and women's sports for its students, the Falcons have had much success over the years. Former football player Fou Fonoti is preparing for his senior season at Big Ten powerhouse Michigan State, while David Moala has been named a pre-season All-American on the gridiron. The highlight of the school's athletic department at the moment is its preparing to host a night of MMA fights as a fundraiser for the wrestling team. Expectations are high, with 15 fights on the card, including three championship bouts. Cerritos College alumna Mario Delgado will be one of the featured competitors on September 7 at the school's newly-renovated gymnasium.
Students desiring to attend a school which offers great academics, caring faculty and a city that always has something interesting going on need look no further than Cerritos College. Whether seeking skills to immediately enter the workforce or planning on transferring to a four-year school, Cerritos provides everything a student needs and much more.
Total undergraduate enrollment: 24536
Total institution enrollment: 24536
School type: 2-year public
School classification: Associate's Colleges: These institutions offer associate's degree and certificate programs but, with few exceptions, award no baccalaureate degrees.
11110 Alondra Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650
Male undergraduate population: 43%
Female undergraduate population: 57%
Undergrad visible minorities: No Data
Degrees Offered: Less than one year, One but less than two years, Associate's