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Cypress College Overview

Cypress College is a public institution located in Cypress, California. Cypress is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Cypress College Known For?

3,523 Undergraduate Awards
  • The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at Cypress College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 39% of the faculty were full-time.

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Cypress College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#49 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#150 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 Cypress College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Value Funeral & Mortuary Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Mental & Social Health Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Value Mental & Social Health Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Best Value Allied Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#61 Best Value Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#69 Best Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#70 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#81 Best Value Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#86 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Cypress College?

Location of Cypress College

Contact details for Cypress College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 9200 Valley View, Cypress, CA 90630-5897
Phone: 714-484-7000
Website: www.cypresscollege.edu

How Do I Get Into Cypress College?

You can apply to Cypress College online at: www.cypresscollege.edu/admissions/gettingStarted

Cypress College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Cypress College?

3% Take Out Loans
11.2% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Cypress College, approximately 3% of students took out student loans averaging $2,533 a year. That adds up to $10,132 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Cypress College is 11.2%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Cypress College Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,568 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 15,679 undergraduate students at Cypress College, with 5,568 being full-time and 10,111 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,568 full-time undergraduates at Cypress College, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Cypress College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Cypress College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,437
Black or African American 212
Hispanic or Latino 2,561
White 794
International Students 135
Other Races/Ethnicities 429

Over 41 countries are represented at Cypress College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, South Korea, and Japan.

Online Learning at Cypress College

1,155 Took All Classes Online
3,999 Took At Least One Class Online
16.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,999 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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Online Growth Rankings of Cypress College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Cypress College was 16.5%. This is the #1,019 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Cypress 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%.

Cypress College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 328 806 0 1,134
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 363 10 21 0 394
Business Administration & Management 2 227 0 0 229
Biological & Physical Science 0 164 0 0 164
Air Transportation 128 31 0 0 159
Culinary Arts 81 38 36 0 155
General Psychology 0 140 0 0 140
Allied Health Professions 5 48 48 0 101
Nursing 0 101 0 0 101
Environmental Control Technology 73 2 21 0 96
Mental & Social Health Services 0 27 69 0 96
Computer Systems Networking 68 1 0 0 69
Funeral & Mortuary Science 0 51 0 9 60
Sociology 0 52 0 0 52
Communication & Media Studies 0 46 0 0 46
Health & Physical Education 1 45 0 0 46
Dental Support Services 18 21 0 0 39
Hospitality Management 18 10 8 0 36
Fine & Studio Arts 0 35 0 0 35
Mathematics 0 34 0 0 34
Human Services 0 9 20 0 29
Computer Programming 17 6 0 0 23
General English Literature 0 22 0 0 22
Physics 0 21 0 0 21
Health & Medical Administrative Services 2 16 0 0 18
Business Support & Assistant Services 10 7 0 0 17
Political Science & Government 0 17 0 0 17
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 7 3 6 0 16
History 0 16 0 0 16
Audiovisual Communications 11 3 0 0 14
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 13 1 0 14
Drama & Theater Arts 5 8 0 0 13
Chemistry 0 9 0 0 9
Geography & Cartography 0 2 7 0 9
Accounting 0 4 4 0 8
Legal Support Services 6 0 2 0 8
Computer Software & Applications 2 0 5 0 7
Human Development & Family Studies 7 0 0 0 7
Graphic Communications 6 0 0 0 6
Anthropology 0 6 0 0 6
Dance 1 5 0 0 6
Computer Information Systems 1 4 0 0 5
Information Technology 5 0 0 0 5
General Biology 0 4 0 0 4
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 4 0 0 4
General Sales & Marketing 0 4 0 0 4
Economics 0 4 0 0 4
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 4 0 0 4
Journalism 0 3 0 0 3
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 3 0 0 3
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 3 0 0 3
Homeland Security 3 0 0 0 3
Computer Systems Analysis 2 0 0 0 2
Health Sciences & Services 0 2 0 0 2
Design & Applied Arts 0 2 0 0 2
General Engineering 0 1 0 0 1
Ethnic Studies 0 1 0 0 1
Music 0 1 0 0 1
General Business/Commerce 0 0 0 0 0
Data Entry 0 0 0 0 0
Philosophy 0 0 0 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 842 1,618 1,054 9 3,523

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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