CET El Centro

Overview of CET El Centro

El Centro, CA is home to CET. El Centro is a small city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at CET go up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in construction trades, production trades.

CET Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.

Student Body

The school has 267 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). CET has a large minority student population. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at CET are male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of CET, an economic and community development corporation, is to promote human development and education by providing people with marketable skills training and supportive services that contribute to economic self-sufficiency."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting CET

CET-El Centro
294 S 3rd St
El Centro , CA 92243
General Phone: (408) 287-7924

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CET Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management112accounting and related services, retail
Construction Trades57property management
Production Trades51welding
Transportation35truck and bus driver

Number of programs and degrees for CET in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1503
Award of less than 1 academic year1052

CET Student Body

In 2007-2008, CET had a total enrollment of 267 students (426 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 1%
Hispanic 99%
American Indian 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 10%
20-21 10%
22-24 15%
25-29 15%
30-34 5%
35-39 10%
40-49 20%
50-64 14%
65+ 1%

CET Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 97 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 89%

CET Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of El Centro, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

CET Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
CET participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2332810)

CET Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Retailing and Retail Operations

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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What Sets CET Apart:

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% students 40 years or older
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Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%CET Male % of student body
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%CET % of degrees in construction trades
% of degrees in business and management
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 18%CET % of degrees in business and management
Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%CET Number of degree programs
Number of students
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%CET Number of students

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