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Cerro Coso Community College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

6,642 Students

100% Admitted

  • 5,725 full time
  • 5,379 part time
  • 515 men full time
  • 748 women full time
  • open enrollment

5,725 Undergraduates

$1,288 Tuition/Year

  • 886 Non-Degree
  • $1,288 in state
  • $2 fees
  • N/A room & board
  • $1,854 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Far West Rural area, on fringe of an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Associate's degree
Level of Institution: At least 2 but less than 4 years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Tara from Ridgecrest, CA
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  • I am currently enrolled in their chemistry classes and the course material is fantastic. The teacher is knowledgeable and makes the instruction enjoyable and fun. I am taking all the…

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  • Rebecca from Ridgecrest, CA
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  • A wonderful campus, set in Ridgecrest, California. The professors and staff are eager to help students succeed in order to transfer, obtain an A.A. or a vocational degree. As well…

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  • Lauren from Bishop, CA
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  • The professors at Cerro Coso Community College are kind, and always willing to go above and beyond to help each student. The Bishop campus is lovely and boasts a particularly…

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  • Bas from Ridgecrest, CA
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  • Cerro Coso is a perfect community college for someone who needs teachers that can provide more one on one sessions. There are teachers that truly try to make the material…

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  • Megan from Ridgecrest, CA
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  • Cerro Coso Community college is a great transition school to take care of general education requirements, especially if you aren't quite ready to make the transition from high school to…

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to educate, innovate, inspire, and serve. We demonstrate our commitment to student learning and and accomplish our mission as we:
Educate students who seek transfer for baccalaureate degrees, career and technical education, workforce training, college preparation, and lifelong learning.
Innovate through our instructional processes, delivery systems, and business operations;
Inspire our students to strive for excellence in achieving their aspirations, our employees to deliver quality instruction and learning support, and our communities yby supporting economic development and responding to their needs in a timely and professional manner; and
Serve our clients and our communities with relevance, timeliness and excellence.

Cerro Coso Community College
  • Located in Ridgecrest, CA
  • Public
  • 6,642 students enrolled
  • - admitted
  • $1,288 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
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  • Desiree from Ridgecrest, CA
  • I am a current student here

    The Cerro Coso campus has multiple areas where you can just lay in the grass and read a book or sit in the student center and play a game of pool with friends. The atmosphere and enviroment of the campus is very friendly, and everyone here is polite and kind.

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