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Cypress College

Cypress, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

9200 Valley View St

Cypress, CA 90630-5805

Admission Office

9200 Valley View Street

Cypress, CA 90630

(714) 484-7346

Fax : (714) 484-7446

Contact : David Booze


Type of School



community college

2-year school


Hispanic-Serving Institution

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

College Board Code: 4104

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 16,037

In-State Tuition : $1,414.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $9,364.00

School Calendar


Degrees Available





Small City (50-250k)


Commuter campus



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 : --


SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : Jun 30

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, Bachelor's degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Hispanic-Serving Institution

Most Popular Majors

Liberal Arts : 24.0%
Business/Marketing : 16.0%
Health Professions : 16.0%
Interdisciplinary Studies : 11.0%
Psychology : 7.0%
Personal and Miscellaneous Services : 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

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
Asian Studies/Civilization A
Latin American Studies A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A C
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A C
Business Administration and Management, General A
Business/Commerce, General A
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry A C
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services A C
Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations A C
Management Information Systems, General A C
Management Science A
Tourism Promotion Operations A C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Journalism A

Communications Technologies & Support Services
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Graphics C
Computer Programming/Programmer, General C
Computer and Information Sciences, General A C
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician A C
Information Science/Studies A C

Education, General A
Elementary Education and Teaching A
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching A
Secondary Education and Teaching A
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education A

Engineering, General A

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General A
Rhetoric and Composition A

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management A C

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
French Language and Literature A
German Language and Literature A
Spanish Language and Literature A

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Dental Assisting/Assistant A C
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist A C
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician A
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator A C
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician A
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General A
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist A
Medical/Clinical Assistant A
Pre-Dentistry Studies A
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies A
Pre-Pharmacy Studies A
Pre-Veterinary Studies A
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling C

History, General A

Legal Professions & Studies
Court Reporting and Captioning/Court Reporter A C

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

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician A C
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician A C
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician A C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair Technology/Technician, General A C
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician A C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General C

Personal & Culinary Services
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General A C
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General A C

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General A
Geology/Earth Science, General A
Physics, General A

Psychology, General A

Public Administration & Social Services
Human Services, General A C

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Economics, General A
Geography A
Political Science and Government, General A
Sociology A

Transportation & Materials Moving
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General A C
Airline Flight Attendant A C
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew A C
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations A

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General A
Commercial and Advertising Art A
Dance, General A
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General A C
Music Performance, General A C
Music, General A
Photography C
Technical Theater/Theater Design and Technology A C
Visual and Performing Arts, General A 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

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Honors Program

Independent Study


Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

200 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Geographic Location : 30 miles from Los Angeles.

Small City


Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 16,037

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 11,320

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 25

Full time students average age : 23

In state students : 99.0%

Out of state students : 1.0%


Black African American : 5.0%

Asian : 25.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 51.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 4.0%

White : 14.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : The Cypress Chronicle

Student Newspaper URL :

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Chargers

Sport Member : NJCAA

Sport's Levels Available



Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Health services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Veteran's counselor

Economically disadvantaged students services

Financial aid counseling

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 speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance


Writing center

Pre-admission summer program


Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries


Choral Groups


Concert Band


Dance Activity




Film Society




Government or Political Activity


International Student Organization


Jazz Band


Literary Magazine


Marching Band


Model United Nations


Music Ensembles


Musical Theater




Pep Band


Radio Station




Student Newspaper


Symphony Orchestra


Television Station





Sport Name

Levels Available


Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural


Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural


Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural


Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate


Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate


Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate


Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural


Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate


Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate


Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Water Polo

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate


Men's Intercollegiate


General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 4,553

Admitted : 4,553

Enrolled : 2,251

Open admission 100.0% of applicants admitted

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.

Test Policies for placement



SAT score use policy

Please contact college for information about its use of SAT scores

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Open admission to most associate degree and certificate programs. Admission to the associate degree of Nursing program is selective. Admission to the bachelor's degree program in Funeral Service is also selective.

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: A student earning a score of 3 or higher on an AP exam meets the following general education (GE) areas. The Cypress College transcript will show the AP exam credit applicable to the Native AA/AS GE as detailed below. Admissions and Records evaluators will adjust AP exam credit as applicable when a student applies for CSU GE Breadth or IGETC certification.

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.

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)


Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government




Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 2

Regular Financial Aid Deadline : Jun 30

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Korey Lindley

Financial aid office phone : (714) 484-7114

Financial Aid Forms

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


State aid form

Part-Time Costs

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

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $323.00

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.

Work Study Programs

For part-time students

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:




Out-of-state tuition and fees:




Room only:




Books and supplies:




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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: 70

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

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

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll




Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman




Services for students transferring IN from another school



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

Re-entry advisor

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: $40.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $9,364.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $16,580.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $323.00

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: 61

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