Cuesta College

Tuition & Fees $8,702
Student Population 11,024
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $3,037
Graduation Rate 33 %
Students:Faculty 29

Cuesta College Academic Overview

Cuesta College is a public, 2-4 years institute located in San Luis Obispo, California. The schools offers only graduate programs and total 11,024 students are enrolled into Cuesta College. It is a Associate's - Public Rural-serving Medium by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.

2019 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2018-2019, Cuesta College tuition and fees are $1,338 for California residents and $8,702 for non-residents.

Cuesta College 2019 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Cuesta College 2018-2019 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at Cuesta College

Next chart illustrates the 2019 key academic stats at Cuesta College. Total 11,024 students are attending Cuesta College and the student to faculty ratio is 29 to 1. The average received amount of financial aid is $3,037 and 4,705 students received grants of scholarship aid (42.68% of total undergraduate students). Total 11,024 students are attending Cuesta College and the student to faculty ratio is 29 to 1.

[Chart] Cuesta College Academic Statistics
Graduation Rate for Cuesta College is 33 %
Transfer-out Rate for Cuesta College is 8 %
Retention Rate for Cuesta College is 69 %
Student Population for Cuesta College is 11,024
Student to Faculty Rate for Cuesta College is 29 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,037 at Cuesta College.

Cuesta College Directory Information

Offered Degrees

Cuesta College offers 104 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Cuesta College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate191
One but less than two years certificate140
Associate's Degree691
Two but less than four years certificate20

Special Learning Opportunities

Cuesta College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Special Learning Opportunities at Cuesta College
Online ClassUndergraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Cuesta College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.

Veterans Benefits at Cuesta College
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Accepted Credits at Cuesta College

Cuesta College accepts following credits that their students have earned.

Accepted Credits at Cuesta College
Dual Credits
Credits for life experiences
Advanced Placement (AP) credits