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Cerritos College


Founded in 1955, Cerritos College is a public comprehensive community college serving an area of 52 square miles of southeastern Los Angeles county. The college offers degrees and certificates in 87 areas of study in nine divisions. Over 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies each year. Cerritos College is one of the five largest community colleges in Los Angeles County with an average enrollment of 22,000 credited students annually. Cerritos College ranks third in California and sixth in the nation among Hispanic-serving community colleges for number of associate’s degrees granted to Hispanic students (Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education, March 13, 2006)