Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,002
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    NO
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES

Cerro Coso Community College is one of three colleges in the Kern Community College District. The College is charged with the responsibility of providing educational opportunities for the widely separated desert, mountain, and valley communities within a sweeping 18,000 mile, four county, region of eastern California.

Cerro Coso Community College is a 2-year, public institution that serves eastern California in Ridgecrest, CA. Cerro Coso’s East Kern location serves the communities of Edwards Air Force Base, Mojave, Boron, California City, and Tehachapi.

Cerro Coso Community College Veteran Offerings

Cerro Coso offers academic support to military & veterans by offering college credit for military experience, DSST, and CLEP exam scores.

Cerro Coso Community College is a partner of the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) for the General Education Mobile (GEM) program. This means that airmen can complete up to 15 credits of their general education requirements to be applied directly to a student's Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree at CCAF and/or a degree at Cerro Coso Community College.

Cerro Coso also participates in the DoD’s Tuition Assistance for active duty personnel.

Cerro Coso's service area includes a population base of just over 85,000 individuals. The College officially opened in the fall of 1973, and within the year began expanding its service area to include the present region. Cerro Coso, as an institution, has a long history of valuing students as individuals with unique capabilities and needs and a teaching-learning process that motivates students towards excellence.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 1,290/yr
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 1,290/yr
  • Yellow Ribbon Coverage
    N/A
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0/yr

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH
    $1,002
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    NO
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    NO
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    YES
  • Offers ROTC Program
    NO
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
Financial Support
  • Comply with The Veterans's Choice Act
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    NO
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $1,290
    In State
    $7,226
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $0
    In State
    $0
    Out of State
  • Cost Per Credit
    N/A
    In State
    N/A
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $1,854
Student Population
  • Student Count
    4,214
    Undergarduate
    0
    Graduate
    135
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    39.6%
    Population
  • Female
    60.4%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    PUBLIC
  • Setting
    Rural
  • Accrediation Type
    REGIONAL
  • Duration
    2 Year
  • Calendar
    SEMESTERS
  • Online Undergraduate
    YES
  • Online Graduate
    NO
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted

4.1

(127 Review)

Nina Fridley

1 week ago

I found it's an amazing experience, the priceds are very reasonable too. I recommend this amazing University.

Nina Fridley

1 week ago

I found it's an amazing experience, the priceds are very reasonable too. I recommend this amazing University.

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