Cerritos College Ranks 14th Among Nation’s Top 100 Schools for Most Hispanic Enrollment

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 18, 2017

Media Contact: Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; (562) 653-7878 

NORWALK, Calif. – August 18, 2017 – Cerritos College is ranked 14th among the top 100 schools with the highest Hispanic enrollment in the United States by the United States Department of Education.

Cerritos College is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and boasts nearly a 70 percent Latino student population. The College also tops the list for Latino transfers to the California State University system, ranking second in the state.

The College will be recognized as one of the leading institutions for Hispanics in the United States in the August issue of Hispanic Outlook (HO) magazine on August 28 at www.hispanicoutlook.com.

 

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/.

 

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