Cerritos College News Release August 2016
Cerritos College Ranked Among Nation's Top 100 Schools for Highest Salaries for Graduates
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 15, 2016
Media Contact: Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; (562) 653-7878
NORWALK, Calif. – August 15, 2016 – Cerritos College is ranked among the top 100 two-year colleges with the highest alumni salaries in the United States, according to the 2015-16 college salary report by PayScale.com. PayScale ranked more than 460 two-year schools by alumni salaries.
The College is ranked 97, boasting graduates that earn $58,500 in their mid-career. Nearly 60 percent of Cerritos College alumni think their work is a high-meaning job, contributing to making the world a better place.
With rising concern over increasing college costs and student debt, the study shows that Cerritos College offers high earning potential at an affordable price of public community colleges.
About Cerritos College: Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college’s district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Annually, more than 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies, and enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at http://www.cerritos.edu/.