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Cuyamaca College Overview

Cuyamaca College is a public institution situated in El Cajon, California. El Cajon is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Cuyamaca College Known For?

1,336 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Cuyamaca College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 29% of the faculty were full-time.

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Cuyamaca College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Cuyamaca College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#248 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Cuyamaca College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Horticulture Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Mathematics Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Middle Eastern Semitic Languages Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Most Popular Mathematics & Statistics Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Most Popular Environmental Control Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Most Popular Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Most Popular Biological & Biomedical Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Most Popular Business Support & Assistant Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Most Popular Public Administration & Social Service Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#59 Most Popular Legal Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Cuyamaca College?

Location of Cuyamaca College

Contact details for Cuyamaca College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 900 Rancho San Diego Pky, El Cajon, CA 92019
Phone: 619-660-4000
Website: www.cuyamaca.edu

How Do I Get Into Cuyamaca College?

You can apply to Cuyamaca College online at: www.cuyamaca.edu/services/admissions/application-information.aspx

Since Cuyamaca College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Cuyamaca College?

12.7% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Cuyamaca College, approximately 0% of students took out student loans averaging $5,821 a year. That adds up to $23,284 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Cuyamaca College is 12.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Cuyamaca College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,979 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,697 undergraduate students at Cuyamaca College, with 1,979 being full-time and 6,718 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Cuyamaca College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,979 full-time undergraduates at Cuyamaca College, 48% are male and 52% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Cuyamaca College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Cuyamaca College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Cuyamaca College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 76
Black or African American 66
Hispanic or Latino 639
White 961
International Students 13
Other Races/Ethnicities 224

Over 16 countries are represented at Cuyamaca College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Japan, and China.

Online Learning at Cuyamaca College

1,834 Took All Classes Online
3,657 Took At Least One Class Online
10.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,657 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Cuyamaca College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Cuyamaca College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Cuyamaca College was 10.1%. This is the #1,329 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Cuyamaca College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Cuyamaca College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 302 58 360
Business Administration & Management 0 132 8 140
Biological & Physical Science 0 137 0 137
Mathematics 2 72 7 81
General Biology 0 76 0 76
Human Development & Family Studies 0 37 23 60
Horticulture 3 29 27 59
Environmental Control Technology 16 25 4 45
Human Services 0 40 0 40
Business Support & Assistant Services 7 22 0 29
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 29 0 29
Economics 0 28 0 28
History 0 22 0 22
Legal Support Services 0 22 0 22
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 11 9 0 20
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 15 2 17
Quality Control Technology 5 11 0 16
Physics 0 15 0 15
Design & Applied Arts 0 11 3 14
Chemistry 0 13 0 13
Fine & Studio Arts 0 13 0 13
Computer Systems Networking 0 9 2 11
Health & Physical Education 0 10 0 10
Real Estate 5 4 0 9
General Business/Commerce 2 6 0 8
Health Sciences & Services 0 8 0 8
Political Science & Government 0 8 0 8
General English Literature 0 7 0 7
American Sign Language 4 3 0 7
Special Education 0 6 0 6
Romance Languages 0 6 0 6
Computer Software & Applications 0 5 0 5
Philosophy 0 3 0 3
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 3 0 3
Music 0 3 0 3
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 2 0 2
Ethnic Studies 0 2 0 2
Agricultural Production 1 0 0 1
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 1 0 1
Accounting 0 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 0 0 0
General Engineering 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 56 1,146 134 1,336

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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