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Study at Cerro Coso Community College

Cerro Coso Community College was founded in 1973. The college is a part of the Kern Community College District. It is located in the Eastern Sierra region of California. The college also offers several instructional sites located in Mammoth Lakes, Bishop, Kern River Valley, Indian Wells Valley and South Kern. CCCC offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. Some of the academic departments of the college are business administration and management, computer science and information technology. The college also offers several scholarship programs including various outside scholarships such as Scholarships for Hispanic Students, DegreeDirectory Academic Business Scholarship, BigSun Scholarship, and many more. The athletics department of CCCC fields men's and women's sports teams in baseball, softball, basketball and volleyball. The teams compete in the Foothill Conference and are nicknamed the Coyotes.

Profile of Cerro Coso Community CollegeRidgecrest, California is home to Cerro Coso Community College. Ridgecrest is a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Cerro Coso Community College go up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

Students commonly pursue studies in business and management and liberal arts.

Cerro Coso Community College Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Cerro Coso Community College is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

The school has 4, 577 enrolled students . A large number of students at Cerro Coso Community College are 40 years old or older.

Cerro Coso Community College Tuition and AffordabilityThe school is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"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 Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts141liberal arts and sciences, social services, humanities
Business and Management44business management, business, small business management
Security and Law Enforcement22criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Family and Social Work12child development
Computer Science and Engineering9web design, information technology, computer science
office and Administration6administrative assistant
Art Studies4visual and performing arts, art studies
Media4animation and special effects
Mechanics and Repair3automobile mechanics, electrical installation and repair
Science1biological and physical sciences
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1health and physical Education
Law0legal assistant
Hospitality0resort management
Science and Laboratory Technician0chemical tech
Conservation and Resource Management0conservation
Medical Support and Technology0medical assistant
Production Trades0machinist, welding
Nursing and Emergency Medicine0EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Engineering Technician0engineering technology, drafting, engineering technician
Drama and Performing Arts0drama
Contact: Cerro Coso Community CollegeCerro Coso Community College

3000 College Hts Blvd

Ridgecrest, California 93555-9571

General Phone: (760) 384-6100


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