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|Size:||Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||No|
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In the rugged heart of the upper Mojave Desert, the Indian Wells Valley site of Cerro Coso Community College in Ridgecrest, California, features a unique astronomical observatory and an enormous Solar Photovoltaic Field, both available to students for introductory astronomy lab work as well as for developing PV instructional programs on campus.
In addition to astronomy courses, the college also offers a number of associate’s degrees and certificate programs in diverse fields like:
- Administrative Justice
- Career Technical Education
- Emergency Medical Technology
- Industrial Technology
- Wind Technician
College life at Cerro Coso emphasizes the importance of community service, providing a variety of different outreach opportunities to cultivate a connection with local residents and local employers.
The school also offers a number of professional and personal development courses like yoga, acting, zumba, and more at any of its five campus locations. Students do not receive credit for these courses, but they will receive cultural enrichment, recreational enjoyment, and skill development and improvement.
Customized programs on leadership, management, and personal productivity are also offered, designed to give students additional skills necessary to navigate through job searching and securing employment. Additional courses devoted solely to Microsoft, Adobe and many more computer programs are also available.
Applications are available online. Admissions require that students attend an orientation session upon enrollment.
Financial aid is granted to eligible students through federal sources. Students must fill out a FAFSA in order to be considered.
Cerro Coso Community College, Indian Wells Valley
3000 College Heightts Blvd
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
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Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.
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- Latino: 26%
- African American: 7%
- Caucasian: 55%
- American Indian or Alaska native: 2%
- Asian: 5%
- Unknown and Other: 5%
|American Indian or Alaska native||2%|
|Unknown and Other||5%|
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