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Cerro Coso Community College

Ridgecrest, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

3000 College Heights Blvd

Ridgecrest, CA 93555-9571

www.cerrocoso.edu

Admission Office

3000 College Heights Boulevard

Ridgecrest, CA 93555-7777

(760) 384-6357

Fax : (760) 384-6377

admissions@cerrocoso.edu

Contact : Dave Cornell

Director of Admission and Records

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Regionally Accredited

College Board Code: 4027

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 5,704

In-State Tuition : $1,382.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $8,252.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Rural

Commuter campus

Other Characteristics

Multiple site locations: Bishop, Mammoth Lake, Ridgecrest, Lake Isabella, East Kern and online.

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : May 15

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Most Popular Majors

Associates
Liberal Arts : 52.0%
Business/Marketing : 18.0%
Social Sciences : 13.0%
Computer and Information Sciences : 6.0%
Health Professions : 6.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A C
Business Administration and Management, General A C
Business/Commerce, General A
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry A
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services A C
Office Management and Supervision A C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General A C

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching A C

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General A C
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician A C
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, General A C

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management A C

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training A C

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician A C
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician A C

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management A C

Physical Sciences
Physical Sciences, General A C

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science A C
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician A C

Social Sciences
Social Sciences, General A

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General A
Commercial and Advertising Art C

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Cooperative Education

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Distance Learning

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : nature preserve, sculpture garden, comprehensive learning resource center

Geographic Location : 120 miles from Bakersfield.

Large Town

Rural

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 5,704

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 3,498

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 34

Full time students average age : 26

In state students : 98.0%

Out of state students : 2.0%

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is not allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Coyotes

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Financial aid counseling

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Veteran's counselor

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Comprehensive services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Basketball

Women's Intercollegiate

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Students may earn credit for College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) Advanced Placement (AP) Tests with scores of 3, 4, or 5. AP credit can be used to meet IGETCE, CSU GE, and Associate degree general education (GE) and/or major requirements.

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

--

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

--

All

Art History

3

3

ART C105 or ART C106

All

Biology

3

4

Biology C105

All

Calculus AB

3

5

MATH C142

All

4

5

MATH C151

All

Calculus BC

3

5

MATH C151

All

4

5

MATH C152

All

Chemistry

3

4

CHEM C101

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

Computer Science A

3

3

CSCI C101

All

4

6

CSCI C101 and C267

All

Drawing

3

3

--

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

ENGL C101

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

ENGL C101 or ENGL in Area 3B

All

Environmental Science

3

3

--

All

European History

3

3

HIST C103 or C104

All

French Language and Culture

3

5

--

All

German Language and Culture

3

5

--

All

Human Geography

3

3

--

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

5

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Latin

3

5

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECON C102

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECON C103

All

Music Theory

3

3

--

All

Physics B

3

4

--

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

--

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

--

All

Psychology

3

3

PSYC C101

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

5

--

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

3

--

All

Statistics

3

4

MATH C121

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

POLS C101

All

United States History

3

3

HIST C131 or HIST C132

All

World History: Modern

3

3

--

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

47

3

Biology

46

3

Calculus with Elementary Functions

47

5

Chemistry

47

3

College Algebra

45

4

College Mathematics

50

6

French I

41

8

French II

53

8

German I

40

8

German II

48

8

History of United States I

45

3

History of United States II

45

3

Human Growth and Development

45

3

Humanities

50

6

Information Systems and Computer Applications

47

3

Introductory Psychology

47

3

Introductory Sociology

47

3

Natural Science

50

6

Pre Calculus

50

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

48

3

Principles of Management

47

3

Principles of Marketing

48

3

Principles of Microeconomics

47

3

Social Sciences and History

50

6

Spanish I

41

8

Spanish II

50

8

Western Civilization I

46

3

Western Civilization II

47

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : May 15

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : JoAnn Spiller

Financial aid office phone : (760) 384-6221

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $46.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $275.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Art

Leadership

Music/Drama

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Tuition payment plans

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$1,382.00

$1,382.00

$1,382.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$8,252.00

$8,252.00

$8,252.00

Room only:

--

$11,268.00

$4,518.00

Books and supplies:

$1,710.00

$1,710.00

$1,710.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$2,844.00

$3,096.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$1,323.00

$1,179.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$3,092.00

$18,527.00

$11,885.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$9,962.00

$25,397.00

$18,755.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 1

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $8,252.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $11,268.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $275.00

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

International Student Adviser