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Cuyamaca College

El Cajon, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

900 Rancho San Diego Pkwy

El Cajon, CA 92019-4369

www.cuyamaca.edu

Admission Office

900 Rancho San Diego Parkway

El Cajon, CA 92019-4304

(619) 660-4275

Fax : (619) 660-4575

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Hispanic-Serving Institution

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

College Board Code: 4252

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 8,953

In-State Tuition : $1,428.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $9,378.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

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 : Mar 2

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

Hispanic-Serving Institution

Most Popular Majors

Associates
Liberal Arts : 30.0%
Business/Marketing : 19.0%
Law : 9.0%
Mathematics : 6.0%
Visual and Performing Arts : 5.0%

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

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Ornamental Horticulture A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A C
Business Administration and Management, General A C
Real Estate A

Communications Technologies & Support Services
Communications Technology/Technician A

Engineering
Computer Engineering, General A
Electrical and Electronics Engineering A
Engineering, General A
Surveying Engineering A

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

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

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature A

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

Physical Sciences
Physical Sciences, General A

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

Cross-Registration

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Independent Study

Internships

Cooperative Education

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Honors Program

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : automotive technology facility, water gardens, child care facility, museum

Geographic Location : 18 miles from San Diego.

Small City

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 8,953

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 6,464

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

In state students : 99.0%

Out of state students : 1.0%

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Coyotes

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Health services

Personal counseling

Veteran's counselor

Financial aid counseling

On-campus daycare

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Academic Support Programs

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Tennis

Women's Intercollegiate

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Volleyball

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 : Yes

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

From the college: Credit is awarded for exams passed with a score of 3 or above. AP exams may be used to certify areas on CSU GE-Breadth and IGETC; additional units may count toward eligibility for admission to a CSU or UC. Students planning to transfer without a CSU or IGETC certification should check the catalog of the four-year institution to see how AP credits are awarded; credit varies.

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

6

--

All

Biology

3

4

--

All

Calculus AB

3

5

--

All

Calculus BC

3

4

--

All

Calculus BC: AB Subscore

3

5

--

All

Chemistry

3

4

--

All

4

5

--

Agriculture

Chinese Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

Computer Science A

3

4

--

All

Computer Science Principles

3

3

--

All

Drawing

3

3

--

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

--

All

English Literature and Composition

3

6

--

All

Environmental Science

3

4

--

All

European History

3

6

--

All

French Language and Culture

3

10

--

All

German Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Human Geography

3

3

--

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

10

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Latin

3

3

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

--

All

Microeconomics

3

3

--

All

Music Theory

3

8

--

All

Physics 1

3

4

--

All

Physics 2

3

4

--

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

--

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

--

All

Psychology

3

3

--

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

10

--

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

3

--

All

Statistics

3

4

--

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

United States History

3

6

--

All

World History: Modern

3

6

--

All

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 2

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Ray Reyes

Financial aid office phone : (619) 660-4201

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): $311.00

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

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$1,428.00

$1,428.00

$1,428.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$9,378.00

$9,378.00

$9,378.00

Room only:

--

$11,100.00

$4,600.00

Books and supplies:

$1,600.00

$1,600.00

$1,600.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$2,800.00

$2,500.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$3,028.00

$18,128.00

$11,328.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$10,978.00

$26,078.00

$19,278.00

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: --

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

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Transfer center

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $9,378.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $11,100.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $311.00

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 60

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

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser