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El Cajon Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

El Cajon Colleges and Schools

Colleges in El Cajon, California

There are at least 8 colleges in El Cajon, listed and described below. These schools represent 27,787 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 17,085 full-time students, and a reported 210 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Grossmont College and Cuyamaca College.

We also provide an extensive list of California Colleges.

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  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in El Cajon.

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  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Certificate

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology


San Diego, CA

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  • Program Categories: Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health
  • Degrees: Master

Argosy University


San Diego, CA

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Program Categories: Business, Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety, Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master
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El Cajon Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Cuyamaca College
900 Rancho San Diego Pky
El Cajon, CA 92019

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, business management, child development, hazardous materials tech, administrative assistant, real estate, legal assistant, accounting
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 9,358 students, 4,380 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services.

Grossmont College
8800 Grossmont College Dr
El Cajon, CA 92020-1799

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, business management, culinary arts, registered nursing, forensic science, administrative assistant, cardiovascular tech, respiratory care tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 17,359 students, 11,640 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option.

J Boutique College of Beauty
1073 E Main St
El Cajon, CA 92021

  • Programs: cosmetology, facial treatment, manicurist, make-up artist
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 138 students, 166 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Placement assistance.

Southern California Seminary
2075 E. Madison Avenue
El Cajon, CA 92019-1108

  • Programs: religious education, counseling psychology, clinical psychology, ministry
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 195 students, 114 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 40 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available.

Colleges in El Cajon with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

San Diego Christian College
2100 Greenfield Dr
El Cajon, CA 92019-1157

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: interdisciplinary studies, family studies, bible studies, business management, psychology, liberal arts and sciences, exercise science, music
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 489 students, 457 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 170 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 440-550. Math: 440-570. Writing: 450-550.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Valley Career College
878 Jackman St
El Cajon, CA 92020-3057

  • Programs: medical assistant, pharmacy tech, business support services, dental assistant, medical secretary, computer systems tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 248 students, 328 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available. Credit for experience.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Chula Vista Colleges 4 173,556 813  
Escondido Colleges 1 133,559 147  
La Mesa Colleges 1 54,749 132  
National City Colleges 3 54,260 224  
Poway Colleges 2 48,044 275  
San Diego Colleges 36 1,223,400 158,035 18,378

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